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About Strata Leadership Staff

The Strata Leadership staff is composed of many staff members, past and present that have contributed their writing skills to enrich to lives of people all over the globe.

Building Strong Relationships

Dependability is a cornerstone of strong relationships. We must know that we can trust our closest family members and can turn to them when times are tough. Family studies literature identifies one measure of these strong intimate relationships as attachment, the bond in an intimate relationship. Originally, attachment was researched between mothers and children. [...]

By |2018-05-03T16:39:50+00:00September 27, 2017|

Interview with a Theme Park Manager

Character Core Magazine had the opportunity to visit Frontier City Amusement Park and talk with General Manager, Stephen Ball. CCM:  Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to meet with us and share your thoughts on dependability in the workplace­—especially serving the public in a theme park. Please tell us a [...]

By |2018-05-03T16:39:55+00:00September 27, 2017|

Introduction to Dependability

When we lived in Houston, we had a friend who was a “casual auto mechanic.” As a hobby, he would buy old cars, fix them up and either keep or sell them. Occasionally he would get in some super sporty model, work on it, and paint it really nice. But he continued to drive [...]

By |2018-05-03T16:40:01+00:00September 27, 2017|

Dependability at Home

There is so much meaning behind the word dependability and our definition, “Fulfilling what I consented to do, even if it means unexpected sacrifice.” I see this in four major areas of everyday life: Individual Spousal Parental Community Being Dependable as an Individual As an individual we are obligated to self-improve. If we don’t, [...]

By |2018-05-03T16:40:13+00:00February 22, 2017|

Dependability: In Balance

Pursue Excellence Virtue is “the moral excellence evident in my life as I consistently do what is right.” Dependability is only as good as the principles guiding it. Sometimes fulfilling your role as a friend or coworker means confronting someone about his or her bad attitude. Your integrity will guide your means and your [...]

By |2018-10-29T15:55:58+00:00September 1, 2007|

Five Keys to Building Dependability

1. Be Careful What You Promise The value you place on your commitments will determine your dependability. Recognize the seriousness of giving your word. When you agree to meet someone for a friendly lunch, for example, your punctuality demonstrates your value of your friend. When you set a project completion date, make a realistic [...]

By |2018-10-29T15:55:58+00:00September 1, 2007|

Dependability: Overview

Drivers and pedestrians depend on a bridge because it consistently does its job, and coworkers, family members, and friends can count on you to the extent you show dependability. Connect A bridge connects the two sides of a riverbed or valley, benefitting both sides. Similarly, dependability allows a person to maintain good relationships. Everyday [...]

By |2018-10-29T15:55:58+00:00September 1, 2007|

Finding a Way

Innovation and stiff competition motivate some organizations to emphasize design changes and cheap replacement rather than durability, but some companies still find ways to build dependability into their services and products. Find Flexible Solutions Electronic Design interviewed Jim O’Grady, head of Hewlett-Packard’s Financial Services’ Technology Value Solutions (TVS). TVS offers replacement options and helps [...]

By |2018-10-29T15:55:58+00:00September 1, 2007|

Dependability for Teens

A Horseshoe Nail In 1485, on England’s Bosworth Field, the armies of Henry, Earl of Richmond, sought to overthrow King Richard III. Richard summoned his troops and called for his best horse. According to legend, the king’s blacksmith ran out of iron and could not make enough nails to secure all of the horse’s [...]

By |2018-10-29T15:55:58+00:00September 1, 2007|