Cole News
Lumber Euphoria
Since I’ve been blessed with my lumber sales position at Cole Hardwood, a visit to a sawmill was always on the bucket list, I mean agenda, to help broaden my hazing, I mean training and education process. Words cannot describe how uber cool it is at a sawmill, but Read More
Field Trips of a 4th grader
Sometimes we get groups of people come in to tour Cole Hardwood, i.e. architect students from universities, current or prospective customers, saw mill professionals, but nobody could come close to the inquisitive minds we had a couple weeks ago....the 4th grade class.  I used to give tours of Read More
The Best of Cole
Administrative Professional's Day was this week and I received the opportunity to accompany the ladies to a luncheon celebrating their hard work.  There were food, prizes, and free stuff!  Who doesn't like free?!  Oh...by the way, IF you are a boss AND you have people working for you AND Read More
The Return of Milton and Inventory
Spring has sprung…it’s raining cats and dogs…and Milt’s back.  Cole Hardwood is whole again.  When he was away enjoying the nice weather and spending time with his lovely wife in Florida he was also missing us, his loyal employees.  We know this…because he didn’t Read More
Road Trip
We decided it'd be a great idea for me to take to the highway and travel north to meet some of my friendly customers.  I wanted to let them know that Tom approved my taking over some of his responsibilities so I took him with me! I let him drive Read More
IHLA Convention BIG Turnout – Sold My First Truckload of Hardwood-BIG Deal
The anticipation of my first week on the phones at Cole while the guys were away shaking hands, sipping top-shelf whiskey, and talking hardwood gave me an adrenaline rush. My own little adrenaline rush of course. I had been working in the yard learning inspection, species, and general operations of Read More