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Continued Learning: Safety Stand-Down

Posted on September 12, 2018

By Daniel Vogel, Safety Specialist As a learning organization, Vogel Bros. Building Co. embraces innovation as a means to improve our services. One way the Safety & HR Department helps sustain this learning environment and enhances our employees’ exposure to innovations within our industry, is by holding quarterly Safety Stand-Downs. A Safety Stand-Down is a [...]

Back to School Safety: Distracted Walking

Posted on August 20, 2018

By Daniel Vogel, Safety Specialist When we hear the words “back to school safety,” some of the safety concerns that come to mind are school buses, bicyclists and distracted drivers. But as the new school year approaches, parents across the country should be aware of another back to school safety concern: distracted walking. The start [...]

Passion + Proficiency + Purpose = MOTIVATION

Posted on August 15, 2018

By Mark Rounds, VP of Corporate Development I have heard it said that “people are motivated when the pain of not doing something becomes greater than the pain to do it.” Seems like a negative way to look at motivation. Increasing “pain” may get a person to move, but it does not create sustainable results. [...]

Back-to-School Shopping for 25 Years

Posted on August 1, 2018

Having the necessary school supplies helps close the achievement gap and gives students the motivation to be successful in school, career and life. The need is far greater than you think and it has become harder and harder for families to find the resources to purchase the basic supplies needed to send their children back [...]

The Heat is On

Posted on July 23, 2018

By Vogel Bros. Safety Department Summer is in full swing and so is the heat. News headlines across the country are warning people to take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke. There are also very serious yet lesser-known heat-related headlines you may not have heard about, such as: “Summer [...]

Transaction Speed is Increasing: What do we do with the increased capacity?

Posted on July 2, 2018

By Mark Rounds, VP of Corporate Development In 1985 I saw my first facsimile machine in operation. The fax documents were sent over a phone line between two machines in different states. I was amazed. I immediately thought of several uses where we could increase our efficiency since we would no longer be confined to [...]