By Julie Ann, G&A Assistant
It was May 5th, and the Kansas City Royals were taking on the Cleveland Indians. The weather was just perfect for Friday night fireworks, it was buck night, and Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer late in the game to put the Royals ahead by one.
By Angie Wharton, Customer Service Representative
Spring is a long-awaited season after a lingering winter. We can't wait to enjoy Mother Nature and all her beauty. If you are a fellow gardener like myself, you'll understand my eagerness to jump on the first gardening opportunity. I can't wait to go to the local nursery, pick out flowers, and uncover my treasure of gardening tools just waiting to get dirty.
By Brady Poskin, Manufacturing Manager
Whether it’s your preference or an annoyance, email is the primary mode of communication in the workplace today. Even in offices where coworkers are close enough to hold hands, email still prevails. So even if it is just a necessary evil, be cognizant of your message and how your phrasing may be interpreted. Research shows that emails naturally have a “negative bias” against them, and by being aware of this predisposition and using a few tips below, you can be sure to use email effectively rather than as a time consuming way that cause others to resent you.
By Scott Brady, Research, Development & Engineering Manager
I’m sure all of you have heard of and participated in brain storming (aka brain draining or mind dumping) events. When it’s time to come up with new ideas for something, brain storming is a common/popular approach.