The Word of the Year

A few years ago, I read a story about an author who chose a single word to be a point of  focus for the new year.  She listed some of the words that she chose over the year but I really don’t remember any of them.  In fact, I thought the idea was hokey.

Until I gave it a try.

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Is It Worth It?

In 1954, a milkshake mixer machine salesman sold eight of his mixers to a small road side restaurant in California that was booming with business. He was blown away by their ability to produce an order in under a minute. The brothers who owned the restaurant gave him a tour of their operation which was a model of systems and efficiency.

Eventually, the salesman struck a deal with the brothers that allowed him to franchise their business. The rest is history. That salesman was Ray Kroc, and the restaurant was McDonalds.

Before his death in 1984, Ray Kroc was the owner of the San Diego Padres and was worth about a billion dollars. He became a celebrity and was known as “The Founder”. Truly, a story of financial success.
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When Things Go Wrong

Did you ever have something that just didn’t go right? You said something to someone that you wished that you could take back. You built something that was out of specification. You tried to fix something but you made it worse.

We all have those times when the bull gets you by the horns and things just don’t go as planned. When that happens, there are things that you can do to minimize stress and minimize the problem.
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Winners Find a Way

I think that we have a company full of winners but that doesn’t mean that circumstances don’t get the best of us from time to time.  Here’s how you can increase your number of victories.

Be positive.

If you believe that you can, you’re right.  If you   believe that you can’t, you’re right.
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We are now ISO 9001 Certified!

Advance CNC Machining is proud to announce that we have passed an in-depth set of assessments to achieve the honor of ISO-9001:2008 certification for our quality management system.

ISO 9001:2008 is the most widely known and internationally accepted standard for quality management. This certification recognizes organizations with a quality management system that consistently provide services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.”

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