Culture

In the company meetings last Thursday we heard Mike talk about honesty. He used the phrase, “being valiant for the truth.” What a great concept! To be valiant is to be worthy. To be valiant for the truth is to be worthy of the truth. Worthy of the truth. Are we? (ok, read out loud...
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Sorry for the delay in getting out this musing. I was flying to San Antonio yesterday to meet with the management of a family company with a lot of similarity to Kimray. We are able to learn so much from sharing our histories and operations with other companies that have the same challenges and opportunities...
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When I was young and complained that things weren’t “fair” my father would tell me that the fair is in September (which is true if you live in Oklahoma City.) Of course, my claims of inequity only rose when I felt I had been cheated. If I had less, I wanted more. If I had...
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I’m sick. I don’t have the flu thank goodness, but I do have sinus stuff that has now led to my throat being sore and a lot of coughing and nose blowing (I think the “sickness and health” part is in the wedding thing because if you can stay married when one of you is...
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I read an article in The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2017/12/08/the-one-best-idea-for-ending-sexual-harassment/?utm_term=.c0f5cd243fbb about the best ideas for ending sexual harassment, and it got me thinking. In each “idea” for ending sexual harassment there were elements of better policies and more women in leadership roles. I fundamentally agree with the ideas suggested in the article, I just don’t think...
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