Mark & Carol Knickerbocker 307-331-0882 [email protected] [email protected] Drag To Learn Supporters: Wheatland,WY: Laramie Peak Motors Brown Company Amazing Monogramming Ace Hardware Jenkins Auto Body Jennifer and Brooke Raser Bank of the West Lynda Lenz, State Farm Ins. Best Western Torchlight Inn Drube Supply Wheatland Automotive Consolidated Manufacturing Wind and Wings Program Lusk, Wyoming: Niobrara Electric Assoc. Douglas, WY: Bank of the West Link Oil Company Village Inn Racers: Keck Racing & Hot Rod Sales Dan Mayfield Gary Stinson Joe Larson V. Gaines Dave and Ann Nyberg Cheyenne, WY: Elite Auto Glass Clermont, GA: Knicks Trucking “Thank you for your support of our kids!” “This child will not be the tallest, nor the strongest, nor the most fair…but this child will have the most precious gift of all. This child will have the gift of resiliency. Regardless of what happens, this child will always try again. After every failure, no matter how many, no matter how broken the heart, this child will rise again.” - Dr. Micheal Johnson “Cowboys and Angels” Ron Messemer “Fast Eddy” Siel John Gooch Jill Arnold Shannon Purviance Darrell Russell Eric Melden Scott Kalitta Wally Parks AJ Knickerbocker DRAG TO LEARN…? “LIFE SKILLS THROUGH RACE SKILLS” (INTERVIEWS / JOB APPLICANTS / OBSERVATIONS) • APPEARANCE (one chance to make a first impression) • LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION (written and verbal) • PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY (you are responsible for your success) • TEAMWORK (willing to work with others and compromise when needed) • WILLINGNESS TO LEARN AND GROW (willingness to get better… not satisfied with you lot in life) • HAPPINESS (self-determined, your choice) Appearance Language and Communication The decoration on a cake for a friend named Suzanne: “Best Wishes Suzanne. Under Neat That, We Will Miss You” The conversation when ordering the cake went: Employee: Hello ‘dis Wal-Mart, how can I help you? Customer: I would like to order a cake for a going away party this week. Employee: What do you want on the cake? Customer: “Best wishes Suzanne” and underneath that “We will miss you.” “COASY” Work Ethics / Employment Skills • COME TO WORK TO WORK (Focus, Time = $, Preparation) • ON TIME TO WORK (“15 minutes early, your are still 15 minutes late” Coach Vince Lombardi Green Bay Packers) • ATTITUDE (Attitude determines Altitude) • STAY UNTIL THE JOB IS COMPLETE (Complete means accurate and complete: doing the right job, right. “Why Is there never enough time to do the job right, and there is always time to do it over.”) • YOU REPRESENT YOUR EMPLOYER 24/7 (People make decisions about others based upon your performance / behavior) Get There With Math What makes 100%? What makes up 100% in Life? Here’s a little mathematical formula that might help you answer these questions. If: the alphabet is assigned numerical values: A=1 B=2 C=3 D=4 E=5 F=6 G=7 H=8 I=9 J=10 K=11 L=12 M=13 N=14 0=15 P=16 Q=17 R=18 S=19 T=20 U=21 V=22 W=23 X=24 Y=25 Z=26 Then: H-A-R-D-W-O-R-K 8+1+18+4+23+15+18+11= 98% And: K-N-O-W-L-E-D-G-E 11+14+15+23+12+5+4+7+5= 96% But: A-T-T-I-T-U-D-E 1+20+20+9+20+21+4+5= 100% - Chris Foot of Richmond Hill WHICH IS THE FASTEST? HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT CARS???