Geri Roskopf’s Blog

Looking to the New Year

Dec 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The Packers won their last game of the season and are in the playoffs — what a way to end the year. But as I look back over 2013, lots of changing events in my life and some of my goals and objectives were not […]

O’ Where O’ Where Has My Little Dog Gone?

Dec 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

If you are a pet lover, you know how it seems like they almost become part of your family. Your pet is a companion and friend — and a welcome sight after a long day at the office. There was a major pile-up on the […]

Should I or Shouldn’t I?

Dec 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

It started as a sore throat, then a stuffed-up nose and ear ache and ended up with coughing and constant blowing of the nose and sounding like a fog horn making everyone I talked to say, “Boy, you sound awful.” Well … I feel awful. […]

All in a Day’s Work

Nov 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

When you’re in a towing business, there are a certain amount of emotions you deal with from customers: Frustration — because their vehicle won’t start and they need to get to a doctor’s appointment, or their vehicle needs to be towed for repair and they’ll […]

The Rules Are Changing

Nov 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

“Over the years, regulations have added still more complexity to fleet operations, and the most recent regulations have only had a multiplier effect. I don’t know how fleets do it, frankly,” says Richard P. Schweitzer, general counsel for the National Private Truck Council. The above […]

When the Boss Is Out of the Office

Nov 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I am pretty sure when my husband and I are out of the office — whether for an hour or a couple of days — our employees shout yahoo! Kind of like “when the cat’s away, the mouse will play.” Well today I feel like […]

Being a Lifelong Learner

Nov 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

My husband tells me I need to sit on my hands and not volunteer so much. Sometimes I do wonder if I bite off more than I can chew with the giving of my time, but I’ve found that by volunteering I not only help […]

Get Lifted

Oct 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

October is breast cancer awareness month. I’m scheduled for my mammogram next month, and while I don’t like getting “squished” I know I can tolerate the pain for a few minutes to make sure there isn’t anything to worry about. I always wait anxiously for […]

In It to Win It

Oct 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The Wisconsin Towing Association recently had its fall board meeting. I enjoy going to these meetings as it gives us a couple of days away from the business (and no phones) and I always enjoy the social gathering after the meeting — getting caught up […]

Now Open: Health Insurance Market

Oct 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The AARP Bulletin ran an interesting article about how millions of Americans will begin shopping for health insurance in a new way and contained the sentence: “Federal and State officials hope the experience will be as easy as shopping for a leaf blower on Amazon.” […]