Daily with HQ

Notes from PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace

LIVE THE LIFE WE INTEND

Charles Krauthammer died yesterday of cancer.  He was a Pulitzer Prize winning writer and commentator.  He was a thoughtful man with a definitive point of view.

He was regarded an inspiration by many because he suffered a diving accident during the time he was in med school.  The accident left him paralyzed from the neck down and in a wheelchair for life.  Despite this tragedy, he gathered himself to finish med school and fashioned a life that made a difference in the world.

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Improvement, Inspiration, Motivation

Leave a Comment (0) →

Daily with HQ

Notes from PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace

Social transformation follows personal transformation

“When you learn about successful principals, you keep coming back to the character traits they embody and spread: energy, trustworthiness, honesty, optimism, determination. We went through a period when we believed you could change institutions without first changing the character of the people in them. But we were wrong. Social transformation follows personal transformation.”

This is a concluding comment on a David Brooks column about school leadership. Turns out that recent studies indicate the quality of the principal will likely determine whether a school improves.

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Customer Service, Inspiration, Leadership, Motivation, Teamwork, Training, Uncategorized

Leave a Comment (0) →

Daily with HQ

Notes from PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace

Take the “high road”.

Rex Tillerson, recently the Secretary of State, left that post this week.

In his parting speech, he said this to his team:

“I’d ask that each of you undertake to ensure one act of kindness each day toward another person. This (Washington D.C.) can be a very mean-spirited town. But you don’t have to choose to participate in that. Each of us gets to choose the person we want to be,

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Inspiration, Motivation, Uncategorized

Leave a Comment (0) →

Daily with HQ

Notes from PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace

Better or worse?

One of the questions you are asked each year in our annual plant survey is whether you are clear about what is expected of you.

Years ago, when I was an HR Pro, I worked with supervisors and managers to find a way to summarize what we look for from our employees.  We came up with a list of 10 Commitments that we would like each team member to embrace. You may have seen them printed up somewhere in your facility.

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Customer Service, Improvement, Inspiration, Leadership, Lean, Motivation, Production, Safety, Strategy, Teamwork, Training, Uncategorized

Leave a Comment (0) →

Daily with HQ

Notes from PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace

Lean and Clean

One of the questions you are asked each year in our annual plant survey is whether you are clear about what is expected of you.

Years ago, when I was an HR Pro, I worked with supervisors and managers to find a way to summarize what we look for from our employees.  We came up with a list of 10 Commitments that we would like each team member to embrace. You may have seen them printed up somewhere in your facility.

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Improvement, Inspiration, Leadership, Lean, Maintenance, Motivation, Production, Quality, Safety, Strategy, Teamwork, Training, Uncategorized

Leave a Comment (0) →

Daily with HQ

Notes from PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace

100% Uptime

One of the questions you are asked each year in our annual plant survey is whether you are clear about what is expected of you.

Years ago, when I was an HR Pro, I worked with supervisors and managers to find a way to summarize what we look for from our employees.  We came up with a list of 10 Commitments that we would like each team member to embrace. You may have seen them printed up somewhere in your facility.

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Customer Service, Improvement, Leadership, Motivation, Production, Safety, Teamwork, Training, Uncategorized

Leave a Comment (0) →

Daily with HQ

Notes from PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace

“Customer Quality”

One of the questions you are asked each year in our annual plant survey is whether you are clear about what is expected of you.

Years ago, when I was an HR Pro, I worked with supervisors and managers to find a way to summarize what we look for from our employees.  We came up with a list of 10 Commitments that we would like each team member to embrace. You may have seen them printed up somewhere in your facility.

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Customer Service, Inspiration, Leadership, Motivation, Teamwork, Training, Uncategorized

Leave a Comment (0) →

Daily with HQ

Notes from PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace

Teamwork

One of the questions you are asked each year in our annual plant survey is whether you are clear about what is expected of you.

Years ago, when I was an HR Pro, I worked with supervisors and managers to find a way to summarize what we look for from our employees.  We came up with a list of 10 Commitments that we would like each team member to embrace. You may have seen them printed up somewhere in your facility.

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Improvement, Inspiration, Motivation, Teamwork, Uncategorized

Leave a Comment (0) →

Daily with HQ

Notes from PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace

On Time and Quick Start.

One of the questions you are asked each year in our annual plant survey is whether you are clear about what is expected of you.

Years ago, when I was an HR Pro, I worked with supervisors and managers to find a way to summarize what we look for from our employees.  We came up with a list of 10 Commitments that we would like each team member to embrace. You may have seen them printed up somewhere in your facility.

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Business Climate, Communication, Customer Service, Improvement, Leadership, Motivation, Teamwork, Uncategorized

Leave a Comment (0) →

Daily with HQ

Notes from PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace

10 Commitments

One of the questions you are asked each year in our annual plant survey is whether you are clear about what is expected of you.

Years ago, when I was an HR Pro, I worked with supervisors and managers to find a way to summarize what we look for from our employees.  We came up with a list of 10 Commitments that we would like each team member to embrace. You may have seen them printed up somewhere in your facility.

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Customer Service, Inspiration, Leadership, Motivation, Strategy, Teamwork, Training

Leave a Comment (0) →
Page 1 of 38 12345...»