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Optimism

Optimism

It has been 8 months since my dad died. As the holidays approach, I am very aware that this will be my first holiday season without him. 15 years ago, my husband and I, along with my dad, unknowingly started a family tradition: Tree Trimming. The three of us cut down...

Perseverance

Perseverance

When Cadre came up with its mission statement - https://www.cadreservices.com/2019/05/01/the-making-of-a-mission-statement/ - who knew then how truly applicable our statement would be in today’s new world? After a year of change and uncertainty, one thing has not...

Flexibility

Flexibility

2020 has not turned out to be the year anyone thought it would be. People are doing things in ways we never thought of prior to COVID-19. Have you been to a virtual baby shower? I have! Before March, attending anything virtually (besides a meeting here or there) was...

Bubblys and Yin Yoga

Bubblys and Yin Yoga

I remember this moment as if it just happened. It was March 12th, and my husband and I were in Florida. Earlier in the day, we’d been discussing whether or not to cut our trip short and come home. (We returned home March 14th.) Around 8:15 p.m., I was sitting alone on...

Virtual Interview Tips

Virtual Interview Tips

As businesses begin to bounce back from the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has caused, they may be ready to start hiring new employees.  The pandemic has pushed our society to make changes in the way we communicate with one another.  This poses new challenges to the...

Seasons of Change

Seasons of Change

Summer is suddenly behind us! Every summer feels the same; it finally arrives and then we “go go go” so we can enjoy the warm - but always too short - summer season. This year’s definition of “go go go” may be a little different than other years, due to the pandemic....

Customer Follow-Up

Customer Follow-Up

At Cadre, we pride ourselves on our customer service and follow-up.  If we tell you we are going to get back to you, by “X day/time”, we will do so, even if it’s to say “I don’t have an answer yet”.   We want to be genuine in getting back to you and letting you know...

Crisis = Opportunity

Crisis = Opportunity

Last July, Cadre celebrated its 25th anniversary. Team Cadre celebrated the milestone event with great food, fantastic live music by The Bomb, and a surprise fireworks display, courtesy of my wonderful husband! 2019 continued and ended on a high note. On the home...

Change

Change

The amount of change we as a world have experienced in the last few months is unprecedented. We are living through the most historical time in our lives. While it would be so much easier to learn about this period in a history book, rather than living through it, try...

Juneteenth 2020

Juneteenth 2020

“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal.’" ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Equal Rights Equal Opportunity Equal Justice 155 years after the...