Wednesday, April 28, 2010

inspiring quotes

I love encouraging quotes. Here is one I read today that I wanted to share.

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." ~ Thomas Edison (1847-1931) American inventor, scientist and businessman

Friday, April 9, 2010

Heart goes out

My heart goes out to my co-workers that lost their jobs today. Too many good hard-working people gone & they did nothing wrong. Our company profits have been down & they've been making cuts for the last few years.
I personally haven't had a raise or increase for 2 yrs. Today I'm grateful I still have a job. Honestly every day I'm grateful I have a job.
One guy that is gone sat 2 desk away from me. I'm having trouble sleeping because I think of him & others I know. I know they have small children or which guys wife is still in school. I know it's going to be really tough for some people. I also understand that companies are in the business to make profits. If the profits keep declining decisions will be made that will affect some people negatively. I was in management for 10 yrs so I know it was hard for the people that had to make the decision or give the bad news. That is the part of management that I did not like. I'm sure know one likes it. My heart goes out to us all. It affects us all. Our company is a large employer in our town. This week 2 other company announced job cuts. It's tough times.
I know we will make it but it is still hard.