Leadership Tune Up - First of a Series

Posted by Bruce W. Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

Managers can occasionally benefit from a leadership “tune-up” The outside world may push us slightly off track. Like maintaining the precise operation of a high performance engine, organizational leaders need to stop occasionally to push the reset button. The leadership engine is running, but is it running most effectively? There are small skill-alignment tweaks to be made that greatly enhance organizational performance and help leaders to feel successful with the difficult work they do. Many of these tune-up skills are helpful for everyone in an organization. This is the first installment of a six part series of important tips for managers.
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Early Quarry Housing

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

Throughout its 111 year history, Granite Rock Company has had family ties that have gone beyond the workplace and extended to connect with the lives of its people and communities. In the 1920’s, Granite Rock Company built a number of houses near the entrance to Logan Quarry (now named the A.R. Wilson Quarry).  
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MORE ECONOMIC NEWS…

Posted by Bruce W. Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

MORE ECONOMIC NEWS…  
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California Employment Report

Posted by Bruce W. Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT REPORT… 
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Economic Update

Posted by Bruce W. Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

ECONOMIC UPDATE…
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Rancho las Aromitas y Agua Caliente

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

From time to time, interesting artifacts turn up in the storage boxes and cubby holes of a 111 year old company. This summer, we found a folded, worn and water stained map in our storage vault. Now restored and framed, it is a wonderful addition to our Granite Rock archives. On March 2, 1907, Policronio Estolastico de Guadalupe (Lupe) Anzar, his wife Maria G. Anzar, and  Robert E. Easton signed this map of a planned division of the “Rancho las Aromitas y Agua Caliente” land, then owned by the Anzars.  
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World War I, Liberty Bonds and Granite Rock Company

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

In 1919, Granite Rock Company purchased Liberty Bonds for a number of its Team Members. A Liberty Bond was a war bond that was sold by the United States Government to support the allied cause in World War I. Subscribing to the bonds became a symbol of patriotic duty and introduced the idea of financial securities to many citizens for the first time. After the war, the bond could be redeemed for its purchase price plus interest.
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More Economic News...

Posted by Bruce W. Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

Economists were pleased with the report that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose 2.5% in the Third Quarter. The report allayed at least for now concerns that the economy is sliding toward recession. The economy grew a paltry 0.4% in the First Quarter and 1.3% in the Second Quarter.
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Evidence That America’s Focus On Reducing Heart Disease Is Working

Posted by Bruce W. Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

Weight control, exercise, and cholesterol levels are frequent topics in doctors‟ offices across the nation and now there is evidence that this attention is paying off. Hospital admissions for elderly patients with heart failure fell by nearly 30% in the past ten years. The report published last Wednesday by the American Medical Association is the first to document a decline in hospital admissions for cardiovascular disease. Heart disease is the most common cause of death for Americans.
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Graniterock Team Member Recieves President’s Award

Posted by Keith Severson on Mar 18, 2015

GRANITEROCK TEAM MEMBER RECIEVES PRESIDENT’S AWARD  
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