December 2016

Q&A - December 30, 2016

People who study group behavior often talk about the “80/20 Rule.” By this, they are describing an observation that in almost any population, 80 percent of the work is done by only 20 percent of the group members. But some argue this ratio may be too generous, asserting that in most groups or organizations, a mere 10 percent of the people do 90 percent of the work. Whichever percentage you accept, the concept is the same—a small minority of people often do most of the work.

Q&A - December 23, 2016

Okmulgee is a town filled with beautiful people—genuinely friendly, caring, and outgoing residents who make a good impression on anyone who takes the time to get to know them. But the overall general appearance of our community may prevent some from noticing the inner beauty of Okmulgee. I know “you can’t judge a book by its cover,” but first impressions really seem to be important. This week, I would like for us to consider the first impressions others have about our town.

Q&A - December 16, 2016

A “facelift” is a surgical procedure that improves the visible signs of aging in the face and neck, revealed after the swelling goes down and bandages are removed. When a building is remodeled, it’s also referred to as a “facelift.” When all of the demolition and reconstruction work is over and scaffolding is removed, a more attractive structure is revealed.

Q&A - December 9, 2016

This is the 70th year OSUIT has existed in Okmulgee. Over the years, we have served countless students and been known by many different names, but we have always been committed to quality technical training.

Q:What are the biggest challenges facing OSUIT right now?

Q&A - December 2, 2016

Seems like there’s a “top ten” list for everything under the sun these days. Honestly, I believe you can search the internet on almost any subject and find a list of top ten reasons…, top ten favorite…, top ten most…, top ten best…, or top ten funniest… But come on, who doesn’t enjoy a good top ten list? I know I do!