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Promotions at Work

Promotions at Work

Recently the topic of career paths has been getting a lot of coverage. At least around me, it has been. A report in the Wall Street Journal said it was the most important thing the class of 2023 plans to consider when they hit the job market. After losing in the first...

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Safety Code

Safety Code

Willmar Electric is committed to working safely and efficiently.  Ensuring everyone goes home safely at the end of each day is a core part of our purpose statement of People Making a Difference for People.  Because we care about safety, we have developed a Safety Code...

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Power of the Pen

Power of the Pen

This weekend we celebrated my father-in-law and mother-in-law’s birthdays. The family threw them a party. It included everything you would expect at a birthday party: games, gifts, cards, Sloppy Joes, cake, and ice cream. But this year, the family decided to do one...

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Jamaican Styled Service

Jamaican Styled Service

Recently our family stayed at the Moon Palace in Jamaica. It was the third time Sue and I had stayed at the resort. We learned a lot about customer service on our visit. Our reservation was set up, so we had to change rooms after our first night. When we went to the...

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Hiring for Character

Hiring for Character

My wife is retiring from her job as the Business Manager of Lincoln Christian School. It means they need to hire a replacement. She has been put on the committee of people hiring the replacement. So, because it is what I went to college for and it is part of what I do...

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Gambling

Gambling

It was recently brought to my attention that March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month.   I don’t consider myself to have gambling issues. My gambling history is small. I join a March Madness pool with a $1 entry fee every year.   I bought ten boxes on a board for the...

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Climbing Camelback

Climbing Camelback

I needed to write a blog for the week. I didn’t have any ideas about life lessons to write about, so I was at a loss for what to do. Recently my wife and I hiked Camelback Mountain in Phoenix. So, I decided to check out what all the rage was about at ChatGPT. So, I...

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Pull the Cord

Pull the Cord

At Willmar Electric, we take the health of our coworkers seriously. When we focus on safety, it isn’t to save money. It is because the people we work beside are important, and we don’t want them to get hurt. A strong safety program is rooted in injury prevention....

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New Year New Plan

New Year New Plan

Did you make a New Year’s resolution?  How’s it going? New Year’s resolutions are a hotly debated topic in our culture.  Many find it to be a waste of time and mock the people who make them. Others faithfully make them and set out with good intentions to keep them....

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John Chapin Day

John Chapin Day

John Chapin Day. This year I’m taking it upon myself to declare that today, January 3rd, is John Chapin Day. It is our Dad’s birthday, and he deserves some special recognition. Our Dad is a very generous person. If you have spent much time with him, you understand and...

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