Geri Roskopf’s Blog

Hitting a Home Run

Jun 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Sometimes life throws you curve balls and no matter how many times you swing at them, you seem to strike out. The good thing is you have a team (your employees) to help keep you in the game and if you’re lucky you have a […]



Being a Dad, Towing and Life’s Lessons

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

My father-in-law worked two jobs when he was first married — putting in long hours to establish a new service station business and bringing up a family. After our son was born, he told me he felt that he was a better grandpa than a […]



Brain Health and Getting Older

Jun 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I have a birthday coming up and let’s just say I am at an age where I am getting the AARP Bulletin. While my body sometimes tells me how old I feel (some days I wish I was like the Tin Man, and had a […]



Why Me?

Jun 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

As I was getting up this morning, I was thinking TGIF – thank goodness it’s Friday — but after how my morning started, I’m not so sure I’m so thankful. It’s been one of those weeks, and today is probably — as the saying goes […]



Trusting Your Sixth Sense

May 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I love this time of year in Wisconsin. You can feel the warmer breezes, smell the lilacs blooming, hear the birds chirping, see the green leaves almost pop before your eyes — and the first bite of a brat right off the grill is mouth […]



A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

May 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The quote “a picture is worth a thousand words” conveys the notion that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single image. A picture also makes it possible to visually see and absorb a large amount of data quickly. If someone took a […]



Every Day Should be Mother’s Day

May 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Mother’s Day is this weekend, but I think every day should be Mother’s Day. I believe every woman — whether she has children or not — does some sort of “mothering” to others. I know that when I was growing up my Mom was a […]



Assets and Liabilities

May 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

When you look at your balance sheet for your business and see the assets and liabilities listed, do you ever think of your employees rather than the numbers and bottom line? Employees can be a liability, but they are most certainly your greatest assets. Acquiring […]



Family and Towing

Apr 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

My grandson was baptized last weekend. It was a joyous occasion and as I watched the priest pour water over his head. I marveled at where the time has gone. Wow — my husband and I are grandparents to a precious little miracle! So far […]



What’s Your Top Priority List?

Apr 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

My husband and I attended the Florida Tow Show last week. I think the lure of sun and fun — along with networking, attending educational seminars, checking out new towing equipment and watching demonstrations — played a big part in this well-attended show. As I […]