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If You Believe It You Can Achieve It

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

I’ve heard that when athletes train for a sport they visualize themselves winning, creating a mental picture of themselves bench pressing the weight they need to win, or crossing the finish line in record time. Winning is not only coming in first place, it’s connected to winning in […]

Lost in Translation

Mar 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

An article in a trucking trade magazine read:  Trucking lost in translation. Is the disconnect with the general public partly a language barrier?  I was curious as to what the author had to say on this topic and the nature of the “disconnect” he described between the […]

Through Thick and Thin

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

When someone learns my husband and I have a towing business — and that I work in the business — I’m often asked how can I work with my husband every day? Sometimes I see people shudder at the thought of working with her husbands every day. I […]

I Just Want Something That Works for Me

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

I’ve been accused of being old school because I’m still using paper and not going to digital tow tickets. It’s not that I am afraid of going paperless, learning something new to make my life easier and running my towing business more efficiently. I often […]

Friday Fun

Feb 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

While these quotes and sayings are not specifically related to towing, ampoule I thought they might bring a little fun to Friday: Who teaches learns. Attitude is not about whether the glass if half full or half empty, see it’s about who is paying for […]

Who Knew?

Feb 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Find the menu at a local restaurant. Which team won the first Super Bowl? How to bake a pumpkin pie? Using Google gives you instant information at your fingertips. Who needs a dictionary, decease cookbook or map anymore?Just Google it. I was trying to come […]

From Every Change in Life

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

Do you sometimes feel there are days when you should’ve stayed in bed? Days when you can’t face the world and all of the problems it throws at you? Days when you wonder how much you can bear and still keep a smile on your […]

Say What? — Really?

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

Does it seem like unbelievable news comes in streaks? And after hearing it you think to yourself: “Say what — really?”   I received a phone call that a fellow tower was in the hospital. Another call came a few days later notifying me that he’d […]

I Need a Carrot

Jan 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I’m in a rut. Just don’t have energy to do anything. I need some kind of carrot or incentive to get me going as I look at all of the stuff I should and need to be doing – like boxing up and putting away the end-of-the-year […]

I Can’t Do it All by Myself

Jan 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I think I’m pretty organized, although if you saw my desk right now you might shake your head thinking “really?” Well… okay — at least it’s an organized mess. A few years back when I became the president of WTRAA, the Women of the Towing and Recovery […]