Core Value Spotlight – December 2018

On October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida panhandle as a category 4 storm – the strongest storm to hit Florida in the past 100 years, and the third strongest storm to make landfall in the United States.  Within hours of landfall, Hurricane Michael was on a direct path for Donalsonville, Georgia.  The eye of the storm …

WF Pride: Focus on Unity and Humility

Although it is part of Walther Farm’s Unity and Humility core value, does one really understand what humility is?  How do we live a humble life?  According to Merriam Webster’s dictionary, humility is simply defined as “the quality or state of not thinking you are better than other people: the quality or state of being humble.”  The following is a …

WF Pride: Focus on Unity and Humility

Memorial Day has been recognized and celebrated in the Unites States since the end of the Civil War.   Parades, ceremonies and dedications fill our countryside as we take time to reflect and thank those brave men and women who have served this great country.   These soldiers have given life and limb to fight for our freedom, and for the freedom …

WF Pride: Focus on Unity and Humility

Michael Jordan: “talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” Over the years, many leaders will affirm what Michael Jordan had to say about the effectiveness of teamwork, on the court, field, or in the corporate or operation settings. “Teamwork” has been defined before as the combined action of a group of people, especially when effective and efficient. But …

WF Pride: Focus on Unity and Humility

Tibetan-born Sherpa Nawang Gombu and American Jim Whittaker reached the top of Mount Everest on May 1, 1963. As they approached the peak, each considered the honor of being the first of the two to step to the summit. Whittaker motioned for Gombu to move ahead, but Gombu declined with a smile, saying, “You first, Big Jim!” Finally, they decided …