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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Source Manager’s Journal: Searching for Excellence

If someone wants to find a model for building an excellent organization and a true team – of any kind – take a look at the 2014-15 U Conn women’s basketball team. You won’t go wrong.

Virtue of the Week: Trustworthiness

Trustworthiness is being worthy of trust. People can count on you to do your best, to keep your word, and to follow through on your commitments. You do what you say you will do.

Seatrade Demonstrates the Need to Refresh, Renew, and Reinvent Cruise Destinations

Last month, the West Indian Company Limited (WICO) was part of the U.S. Virgin Islands delegation, led by Gov. Kenneth Mapp, at the 2015 Cruise Shipping Miami conference, better known in the industry as Seatrade.

He is Curious, Furious and Concerned

Bob White blames the older generation.

Virtue of the Week: Trust

Trust is having faith in someone or something. It is a positive attitude about life. You are confident that the right thing will happen without trying to control it or make it happen.

Together, We Can Stop Violence and Abuse

Khnuma Simmonds-Esannason asks everyone to get involved in stopping sexual abuse, domestic violence and child abuse by taking actions that she lists.

Virtue of the Week: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat, or steal. When you are open and trustworthy, others can believe in you.

Churches, Do the Right Thing

Bob White urges the churches of the Virgin Islands to get their congregations involved in rescuing the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center. He says it is politically and morally wrong to do nothing to help it.

Source Manager’s Journal: Social Distance in a Small Place

To the outsider trying to figure things out, the Virgin Islands presents a different kind of social distance. Or different kinds plural.

Virtue of the Week: Tact

Tact is telling the truth kindly, considerate of how your words affect others’ feelings. Think before you speak, knowing what is better left unsaid. When you are tactful, others find it easier to hear what you have to say.

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