We Did It…

[Post by Chuck Krugh, November 17, 2023] What takes 7,560 hamburgers, 6,960 hot dogs, 175 veggie burgers, 68 bottles of ketchup, 30 bottles of mustard, 30 bottles of relish and a whole lot of grill time? Feeding our team at BIW! We finished on October 20 at our Read Street Warehouse in Portland with the Read More >

Veterans Day 2023

[Post by Chuck Krugh, November 10, 2023] Today, on the Marine Corps birthday, we at BIW are celebrating Veterans Day for all of our veterans employed by our company. We have almost 1,000 veterans employed here, people who have served in all the branches of the Armed Forces. Men and women who have answered the Read More >

Days I Won’t Forget…

[Post by Chuck Krugh, November 3, 2023] Over the years, I have experienced numerous events that are etched into my mind, ones that I won’t ever forget. The events surrounding the mass shooting Wednesday, Oct. 25 in Lewiston is one of them. While I don’t live in the Lewiston area like so many of our Read More >

Another Powerful Word: Consistency

[Post by Chuck Krugh, October 20, 2023] There are a lot of important words in business. I described one of those words – planning – in the blog A Powerful Word. I make the case for “planning” as a powerful word because you have to really think about what you want to accomplish in order Read More >

Blog Update

[Post by Chuck Krugh, October 16, 2023] You may have noticed during the last several weeks that I’ve reduced the frequency of my blog entries. I thought I would share with you my plans going forward. Writing the blog over the last 16 months has been a lot of fun and work at the same Read More >

A Powerful Word

[Post by Chuck Krugh, September 29, 2023] As I ease back into business topics, I thought I would spend a few minutes on a word that I use a lot in the blogs – Plan (or Planning). Why do I use it so much? Why is it important? Let’s spend a few minutes together on Read More >

One More Topic Related to Our Mindset

[Post by Chuck Krugh, September 19, 2023] I have spent recent blogs talking about the power of our mindset and our attitudes. Our minds are powerful yet may be vulnerable at times. Work can be stressful, and, coupled with all of the other things going on in life, it can sometimes become overwhelming! It doesn’t Read More >

Work Is What You Make It…

[Post by Chuck Krugh, September 11, 2023] I’ve talked a lot about attitude and how it affects your success in the last several blogs. That topic has likely been most relevant to those of you actively thinking about your overall career as opposed to your day-to-day role. However, your day-to-day role is vitally important to Read More >

If You Believe and Do the Work…

[Post by Chuck Krugh, September 5, 2023] I plan to take this blog and maybe another to talk about the power of your mind and what you can achieve when you do the work. Stay with me here… I’m not a psychologist or doctor so this will all be from my perspective as someone who Read More >

Your Career and the Company

[Post by Chuck Krugh, August 25, 2023] Welcome back! You made it through the last four blogs: What Do You Want To Do When You Grow Up?, Who Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?, How Are You Going To Get to Where You Want in Your Career, and So, You Got the Read More >