15 Jan Even hurricanes can happen in business
Have you ever been in a hurricane? No storm ever comes from the Caribbean from the West into the East, but such wasn’t the case for Aaron while in St Kitts and experienced a “wrong way” hurricane firsthand. This experience reminded him of how important it is to be prepared for the unexpected.
You know what you forget when you’re facing a natural disaster? The basics such as water and electricity use. All of us are going to have storms and challenges in our life, but some of the basic precautions that we’ve made may not be enough. They need to be sealed with greatness.
The challenge is that most of us take for granted that life is going to be easy, especially after reaching success. The reality is that unexpected DOES occur. We can get through it, no matter how bad it gets. Make preparations now so that you’re protected from the storms of tomorrow.
Keep looking up, and I’ll keep looking out! –Aaron Young
Welcome to The Lookout Society Podcast, where Aaron shares a story from his life, then connects it with a business principle to pass on so it can help somebody else going down his or her path as a contributing member to society. As an added bonus he shares wonderful gems of Oregonian knowledge from his home state and weaves the passion he has for the community he lives in as an invitation for others to visit the Pacific Northwest.
LESSON FOR THE DAY
Make preparations now in your life so that you are protected from the literal and figurative storms of tomorrow.
LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW
- St. Kitts in Caribbean
- Hurricane Lenny “The Wrong Way Storm”
- Geography of St Kitts and Nevis
- Four Seasons Resort, Nevis West Indies
- The Wreck of the Peter Iredale
OTHER INTERESTING LINKS & REFERENCES
There are Coca-Cola drinks made throughout the world, some better than others, as Aaron informed us that Diet Coke from Trinidad and Tobago is NOT one of the tastier ones.
ABOUT THE SHOW NOTES
Each of The Lookout Society show notes are written by Natalie C. Martin LEARN A LITTLE ABOUT NATALIE:
A life-long learner and unashamed history nerd, Natalie is a certified teacher in secondary education history and English turned stay at home mom. She is the mother of four energetic children all two years apart from 8 to 2 and recently celebrated her 11th wedding anniversary with the only boyfriend she ever had. After the kiddies are put to bed, she writes show notes as she continues to ignite her passion for writing and editing, fact checking and learning to make the world wide web a more educated place. When we learn that more gets accomplished when we replace “can’t” with “can” so many possibilities are opened to us. In the words of Rosie the Riveter, “We can do it!”