Leadership, teamwork and training are crucial to a business’s success, said motivational speaker and Bronze Star for Valor recipient Keni Thomas, speaking to members of the Union-Affiliated Contractors at the group’s Feb. 3-5 meeting in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Leadership, teamwork and training are crucial to a business’s
success, said motivational speaker and Bronze Star for Valor recipient
speaking to members of the Union-Affiliated Contractors at the group’s Feb. 3-5
meeting in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Thomas’s message of “Train as You Fight -
Fight as You Train” emphasizes continued improvement and training as vital
steps to success in battle and in life. The highly successful book and movie
“Blackhawk Down” is based on his Army company’s mission in Mogadishu, Somalia.
The Unity Meeting also featured two business
management seminars presented by
Brad Dawson, LTV
Dynamics Inc.: one on how to
identify unseen business opportunities and another on how to implement “Warrior
Management” business tips. A session on solar thermal technology led byAdam Stierwith Jomar Group also was
Arndt, United Association’s director of training, was recognized
as the UAC’s “Industry Person of the Year” for his dedication to the
industry and his leadership in the United Association Training
tour of the Tampa Bay Water Desalinization plant concluded the meeting. The
tour demonstrated how this facility uses seawater to provide a sustainable,
environmentally friendly, drought-proof supply of drinking water for its
The UAC is an enhanced service group of the
Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association, focusing on
continued development of strong working relationships with local and
international leaders of the United Association. The 2011 UAC Unity
Conference is tentatively planned for May in Orland Park, Ill., near Chicago.
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UAC Members Learn To 'Fight As You Train'
February 18, 2010