Helping People Thrive: Goodwill Industries

by Christina Hicks Goodwill Industries is committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals by offering reliable resources and support that enable them to thrive in their careers and embrace a fulfilling life journey. "For more than 120 years, Goodwill® has been a leading workforce provider of job training and placement [...]

By |2023-10-02T13:43:19-05:00October 2, 2023|

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 |2019-02-26T10:58:03-06:00February 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|

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|


"Where is your homework?" asked the teacher. "My dog ate it," the little boy replied. "Young man, I've taught school for eighteen years. Do you really expect me to believe that excuse?" "But it's true!" the boy exclaimed. "I had to smear it with honey, but I finally got him to eat it!" Don't [...]

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