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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 |2019-02-26T11:01:08-05:00September 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 |2019-02-26T11:01:08-05:00September 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 |2019-02-26T11:01:08-05:00September 27, 2017|

The Sacrifice of Commitment

My first sales job was selling Student Handbooks door to door with the Southwestern Company during my summer break between my freshman and sophomore year at Oklahoma State University. When I accepted the job, I didn’t quite understand the sacrifice it would take, or the pride of accomplishment that would be earned that summer. [...]

By |2019-02-26T10:58:03-05:00February 22, 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 |2019-02-26T10:58:03-05:00February 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 |2019-04-29T16:33:58-05:00September 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 |2018-10-29T15:55:58-05:00September 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 |2018-10-29T15:55:58-05:00September 1, 2007|

Picture This: Dependability

To Your Post! In a.d. 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the city of Pompeii. Archeologists have uncovered the remains of some 2,000 fleeing inhabitants. But one soldier remained at his post, his handgripping the hilt of his sword. Today his armor stands in the National Museum at Naples. Know your role, and always [...]

By |2018-10-29T15:55:58-05:00September 1, 2007|