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Competition and Cooperation

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Competition in life, sports, business, etc., is good. Who doesn’t see competition as a contest between rivals striving for the end goal of winning – whether it’s a new contract, gold medal or a spelling bee? Competition keeps you on your toes or should I […]



It’s a Good Thing

Nov 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

My husband and I, along with some towing friends, were headed back to Wisconsin after visiting the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum. We stopped in Paducah, Kentucky, for the night. It was April so we weren’t concerned about hitting bad weather, […]



What Would You Do?

Oct 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

There’s a popular TV show hosted by John Quinones titled What Would You Do?  Hidden cameras capture people’s reactions to situations such as someone parking a car and hitting another parked car, and asking bystanders to not say anything to the owner of the parked […]



Trust Your Gut

Oct 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Situational awareness is defined as the most important skill you can have when it comes to your safety – especially considering the dangers of towing and performing recoveries on the roadside. Situational awareness is the ability to take in information about those around you, your […]



Do You Feel It?

Oct 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The towing and recovery industry has changed quite a bit since my husband and I first opened the doors of our company. But I have this feeling that I can’t quite put my finger on. There seems to be some sort of “shift” of how […]



Do You Have What It Takes?

Sep 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I came across a document dated March, 2010, titled “Towing as a Career Path.” It was in an outline format with the goal of researching how to introduce towing as a career choice to outsiders — those not involved in the towing industry. Unfortunately, the […]



A Day to Remember

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I attended the 11th annual Wall of the Fallen Official Name Unveiling Ceremony this past Saturday at the International Towing and Recovery Museum in Chattanooga, Tenn. It was a ceremony to remember and honor 26 tow operators who lost their lives while working on the […]



Wonder Women

Sep 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

My niece just turned six and was excited to show me a new shirt that was a birthday present from her mom. Emblazoned on the front was a big “W.” She explained it was for the superhero Wonder Woman – the comic book hero from […]



Hope

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I’m sure most of us have had a feeling of hopelessness — a time when we were brought to our knees, not knowing if we will ever be able to get up again. Wondering why – why me, why now — just why? Sometimes there […]



It Must Be True

Aug 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Benjamin Franklin said, “Believe none of what you hear and only half of what you see.” How many of us hear or read news about recent or important events and right away form our opinions? We often think that the news must be true. But […]