By Angela Troncoso, President
Message from the President
As we close Spring, I wanted to share a few of my thoughts. We have become an exemplary chapter this year because of our accomplishments, how we operate, and most of all, the quality of our members. We have combined our talents, personalities, careers and passions to leave a mark-able footprint in our industry this year. It is important to note that even though there is a lot to improve, such as expectations that have not yet been met and/or ideas that have not yet materialized, we are ready for those to become our future. There is a place for everyone, but as a group, we have formed a chapter. We are to be proud of one another and to inspire one another, but perhaps most of all, to give our best to make the National Association of WOMEN in Construction Oklahoma City possible. The success of a chapter depends on the effort of each one of its members.
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Contributed by Christine Barnhill, Northshore Chapter #339
MR. KHOSHBIN started as a stocker and KMart and is worth about $100 Million today.... some tips from his blog1. Plot your remarkable destination.“Average goal-setting techniques create average results,” Khoshbin warns. Instead, he recommends being more aggressive: chart out exactly where you want to be in one, two, five, 10 and 20 years. "Set goals that you can 100 percent commit to each year," he says. "Then stick to them."2. Define your plan."You can't drive from point A to B in the dark," Khoshbin explains. So, turn on the headlights by planning every step of the journey to achieving your one-, two-, five-, 10- and 20-year goals.3. Always seek knowledge."In the drive to the top, you must hone your driving skills," Khoshbin says, ever the car connoisseur. "Surround yourself with successful, like-minded achievers and always absorb knowledge like a sponge. Remember: no one was born an expert, so don't feel insecure."4. Take a weekly pause.Khoshbin suggests taking every Monday to check-in on your goal checklist. "Refresh and review your goals to see if you’re on the right path,” he says. “This sharpens a winning mindset and direction for the week. Your subconscious will create solutions and paths to your goals throughout the week."5. Never give up.Too many people think of quitting before they reach their destination, Khoshbin cautions. "This is the part where you need to be stubborn and stay the course! If you ever think of giving up, return to those one-, two-, five-, 10- and 20-year goals. You'll remind yourself of why you started this uncommon journey in the first place."
Take it from the Kmart shelf-stocker turned mogul: with the right mindset, work ethic, and advice, anyone can create remarkable success, not matter where you’re from or where you currently are.
By Ginger Ritchison, President
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By Laurie Jimenez, SCR Director
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the following new members to our Region.
Ft Worth # 1 - Karen Ensley
Dallas #2 - Elizabeth Danaher, Camber Mathis, and Patricia Rodriguez-Christian
Houston #3 - Stephanie Goldsby
Baton Rouge #6 - Kim Laurent
Austin #7 - Melinda Fox
San Antonio #11 - Stephanie Garcia and Christine Suniga
Waco #14 - Lauren Jarosek
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