Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: Finding the Funny

Anna Stamm

Mistake. Accident. Faux pas. Fubar. They happen to all of us. Sometimes, they make us angry. Sometimes, they make us want to cry. Fortunately, sometimes, they can also make us laugh. When to See the Humor When something goes wrong, our natural reaction is be upset. We also may feel...

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September 2019
Issue #11242
Page 6
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: Priorities vs. Commitments

Anna Stamm

We’ve all been there—hurrying to finish one thing while juggling a dozen other things. We don’t want to let anyone down, disappoint someone who’s expecting something of us, or fail to meet our own expectations for ourselves. Unfortunately, the more we try to do, the more...

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August 2019
Issue #11241
Page 6
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: How High is High Tech?

Anna Stamm

The question of how much “high tech” is really needed in a situation can be difficult to answer. As Thom mentions in his article, “new-to-you equipment” may meet your needs after it has stopped being enough for someone else’s plant. To make the right decisions, you...

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July 2019
Issue #11240
Page 6
Anna Stamm

Countdown to BCMC—Where Friends are Like Family...And Vice Versa!

Anna Stamm

The component industry’s biggest event is only 3 months away! This year’s Building Component Manufacturers Conference will be held on October 22–25 in Columbus, OH. Will you be there? Exhibitors are readying their booths, speakers are preparing their sessions, and...

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July 2019
Issue #11240
Page 18
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: Celebration and Remembrance

Anna Stamm

Writing this column on Memorial Day, I was struck by the many reasons we have to feel grateful every day. The holiday provides us with the opportunity to reflect on many aspects of lives, and people in our lives, which we often take for granted. Remembering How Fortunate We Are Anyone who...

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June 2019
Issue #11239
Page 6
Joe Nolte

Celebrating 20 Years of Texas Trusses

Joe Nolte

It was April 1999 when my brothers, Travis and Jason, and I were given the opportunity to purchase a small, residential-only truss plant in Gatesville, TX. What was once known as D&A Roof and Floor Trusses became the first location of Noltex Truss. Jason and I worked together building and...

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June 2019
Issue #11239
Page 66
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: Strategy vs. Manipulation

Anna Stamm

It’s natural to strategize in our daily lives. We try to plan our actions to produce the optimal results. We may not be successful as often as we’d like, but we attempt to maximize our time and effort. So, what about the times when people take it a little too far? Embellishing or...

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May 2019
Issue #11238
Page 6
Anna Stamm

Service with a Smile: Serving the Community with Bugles Across America

Anna Stamm

We all know that Glenn Traylor is a veteran of the components industry possessing a wealth of information and technical advice. What everyone might not know is that he also serves military veterans through his work with the not-for-profit Bugles Across America (BAA). Growing up as an Army...

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May 2019
Issue #11238
Page 68
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: Developing a Culture of Safety

Anna Stamm

            When my sister saw the cover of last month’s issue, her first question was—will it be a problem that the person in the photograph has no fall protection? She also was unimpressed with his baseball cap instead of a...

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April 2019
Issue #11237
Page 6
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: The Advertiser By the Numbers

Anna Stamm

With the New Year just begun, I always like to take a moment to reflect on the year we’ve left behind. Although we (like everyone else) had an assortment of ups and downs in 2018, I definitely think The Advertiser can do a little bragging about having had a great year! So to take a...

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January 2019
Issue #11234
Page 6

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