An Electrifying Idea: Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way

“It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.” - Will Rogers

This nation’s energy policy for the past forty years is not that hard to judge - it’s disjointed, shortsighted and largely ineffective. We know it, we say it, but we continue to ignore it. It’s the “what we know that ain’t so.”

But, with turmoil in the world, and fuel prices on the rise - again, it’s well past time to continue ignoring it. We can’t afford to do so, either in our pocketbooks or in our security. It’s an energy policy of the past, not that of a once-again growing world economy that has become increasingly interconnected. We cannot let yesterday’s approach hamper tomorrow’s reality. As Will Rogers also said, “Never let yesterday use up too much of today.”

Keep on Truckin’

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Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress - Thomas A. Edison

Constructive discontent can be a good thing. Alternatively, the status quo can lead to stagnation. That’s why it is pleasing when organizations have set goals, strategies developed, tactics implemented, and progress being made.

For the FedEx Express Vehicles department, that is realized in their work on a Reduce, Replace and Revolutionize initiative. Simply put, it’s using the right vehicle for the right application...

Making a Difference

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“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower” - Steve Jobs

No Longer Walking

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“No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.” – Orville WrightI guess Lindbergh never heard that one. Or, then again, maybe he did. To be fair, Orville and Wilbur Wright were at the very beginnings of aviation, as we know – they were striding in the early stages of flight. But, it reminded me of a statement back in November 2008, where I said you have to walk before you can fly. That was written in the early stages of our citizenship reporting.