Show up and be ready to learn. Ask a lot of questions, strive for knowledge and compete with yourself everyday to be a better you. Laurie Christenson… Read more “Laurie – Owner, Oregon Thread-iT”
“You must have tough skin in this field but in saying that, you also have a lot of people that support you and help you grow.”
Sometimes it can be a struggle to feel as though we fit in. This feeling can pop up at any time. With family, with friends, and oftentimes,… Read more “Staying True to Yourself in the Workplace”
I hesitated at first and listened to other people around me and their opinions. If you think this is something you want to do, follow your heart and go for it! Working in trades is such a rewarding career in so many ways!
Meet Shantel, Shantel is the owner of AAAS Electrical Contracting with over 20 years of electrical experience! On top of being an electrician and business owner, she… Read more “Shantel- Electrical Contractor, Business Owner”
Always be willing to learn, no matter what level you are and be open to that knowledge (despite its source; some of the coolest things I’ve learned… Read more “Shannon – Owner @ Vertex Tile”
True confidence in the workplace starts deep within ourselves and our mindset. It starts with letting go of those deep rooted stereotypes that we have carried with us, and heard from the day we were born. Once we can change our core narrative, it becomes a lot easier to speak loud and proud.
Never be afraid to learn from others. Find a mentor – someone who can guide you, someone you respect and that shares similar values to your own.
Be the best worker on the crew, not the best female worker. Period. Kristi Vankessel What made you interested into getting into your field? Growing up on… Read more “Kristi – Operations Manager, Highway Maintenance”
We know that there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution when it comes to lowering stress levels, and what works for you at one time and place, may not work for you at another. But, there are several things that you can try out when you start to feel your levels of stress increasing, let’s dig in!