Craig Schloneger

The New-Guy Perspective

Sep 05, 2017 By (Bio) One Comment
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My professional career has taken me to many new places and unique work experiences. During these transitions, I love figuring out how things work and learning from the staff already in place. It requires me to rely on others to understand what is happening around me. I have discovered that peak awareness and learning takes […]

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Building Character

One of the most important gifts we can give to our family, friends, co-workers and ourselves is to be a person of character. David Brooks, in his book The Road to Character, examines the lives of a diverse set of people who have exemplified a life of character.  Brooks identifies a pattern that recurs in each of […]

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Embrace your Customers

Apr 05, 2016 By (Bio) No Comments
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At our house, contacting an electric, internet, cellular or satellite TV provider for service is something both Ann and I dread.  Too often we spend an excessive amount of time on hold, interact with a customer service representative who is bound by a script, feel as if our problems have not been heard, and finish […]

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Creating Community at Work

Aug 05, 2015 By (Bio) No Comments
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Recently I had the opportunity to attend the 4th of July celebration at Lititz Springs Park and the U.S. Open at Lancaster Country Club.  Although these events were very different, they fostered the same sentiments – community pride, an opportunity to meet others, a relaxed and fun setting, and the good feeling that comes from […]

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Finding the Unexpected

January 5, 2015 Finding the Unexpected by Craig Schloneger For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given… Every year my extended family puts forth much effort to get together for the holidays. I have two brothers that live in Indiana, and my parents live in Ohio. So no matter how […]

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Who is Representing Your Business

June 5, 2014 Who is Representing Your Business by Craig Schloneger Once again our family is planning for a transition.  Our youngest son is completing his junior year in high school and the season for college visits has begun.  I really enjoy this opportunity to visit schools with him.  The one-on-one time is special as […]

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Courage to Lead

Dec 05, 2013 By (Bio) No Comments
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December 5, 2013 Courage to Lead by Craig Schloneger In November we commemorated two events that were pivotal in shaping our nation’s identity.  On November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln was in Gettysburg, PA where he delivered a very short but powerful speech marking the end of the Civil War and the beginning of reconciliation for […]

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There Are No Shortcuts

June 5, 2013 There Are No Shortcuts by Craig Schloneger I don’t usually do the shopping in our household.  I’m not very good at it and find it somewhat of a nuisance.  But when I do go shopping, I know exactly what I’m looking for, am quick in making a decision and don’t get pulled […]

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A Family Plan

Feb 05, 2013 By (Bio) No Comments
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February 5, 2013 A Family Plan by Craig Schloneger Several weeks ago we said goodbye to our two oldest children as they headed back for their spring semester of college.  It seems strange for me to be at this stage of life where our children come home for a ‘visit’ before going back to their […]

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Gratitude

October 5, 2012 Gratitude by Craig Schloneger Over the past two years, my wife Ann and I had been planning a trip to take our three children to visit Swaziland, Africa.  Swaziland holds a special place for us as we had lived there for three years while doing voluntary service with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC).  […]

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