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Week 1 Wrap-up with The 5 week Leadership Challenge

First thing I would like to say is; Go buy the book!!! Patrick Leddin wrote the book The 5 week Leadership Challenge. As I wrapped up my first week reading daily the challenges, I was actully proud of myself. That … Continue reading

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As this year 2017 approaches the celebrated Christmas and New Year time, Robin and I want to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Looking forward to many visits, laughs and most of all being … Continue reading

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I am working on a contract with the Japanese for Crane Training. I speak Japanese but do not write Japanese. Does anyone provide a service for converting a 275 manual from English to Japanese? If so, please contact me at … Continue reading

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Tearing Down The Walls By Patrick Bucksot2

While providing a training class for Mobile Crane Training at a certain facility in the state of North Carolina, I met an interesting gentleman. I do not use that title lightly. This man’s name is Patrick Bucksot. Without a doubt … Continue reading

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