Brian’s daughter, Carrie, teaches fourth grade in an inner city school in St. Paul. In her class, twelve different languages and dialects are spoken. (There are 125 different languages and dialects spoken in the St. Paul school system!) Her students represent different races, religions and vastly different socio-economic backgrounds. There are translators available and several students attend ESL (English as a
My husband is engaged in a serious conversation with the United States Postal Service about why it takes a package 8 days to travel 400 miles. To their credit, USPS is doing a commendable job of keeping him informed of their activity on his behalf. That positive activity doesn’t however get the product to his customer any faster, and the
A friend of mine is a big fan of TV police shows. She delves into every story as investigators determine motive, means and opportunity. What was the reason behind the crime? Was a weapon used? Did anyone have cause? Scientific rigor is used in ferreting out all the information, checking alibis, access and witnesses. Adhering to a strict process is critical
When I owned Raven Machine and Tool, I made a list of companies I wanted on my customer list. Tennant was at the very top. They had a reputation for producing top quality products. They were loyal to suppliers, paid promptly and when potential customers saw you worked with Tennant they knew you were a good supplier.