Tony’s Terra Firma

September30

Customers May Not Always Be Right, But It’s Our Job To Help Them Get There!

By Tony Shepley Let’s never forget that customers are our only reason for being able to succeed and stay in business. My dentist has a sign on his wall that says, “Ignore your teeth, they’ll go away”.  Doesn’t that work for customers too? Our customers are always our customer, not just on certain days of Read More

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August28

Make Summertime The Right Time

By Tony Shepley We work in a cyclical business that has its ups and downs due to the seasons and weather, but there is a puzzling difference between the Cape & Islands and the rest of New England. In our market, construction slows down during the summer, which is counter-intuitive because summer has some of Read More

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July23

No, I am not on your vacation (but I’m still glad you’re here)

By Tony Shepley The easiest thing we do by the end of August is to begin to resent some of our summer visitors. Looking at them from our native perspective, it’s clear that they aren’t too sure where they’re going, not too urgent to get there, and may in fact be coming home from a Read More

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June18

What’s In Your Pocket

By Tony Shepley Folding pen knives have been around since the 15th century and served many purposes including sharpening a lot of quill pens in the years leading up to the 1800’s. Blades became longer and jack knives became popular throughout the world to the point in the 1880’s when soldiers in the Swiss Army Read More

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May28

Less is more….more or less

By Tony Shepley We are enjoying a health awareness boom at Shepley. 4 years ago, we began a wellness program for employees.  We’d always rather invest in prevention than in cure! For the first two years, we were certainly writing the checks but not yet reaping the rewards. We had a small group who was Read More

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Shepformation... The Shepley Newletter

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    The Northeastern Young Lumber Execs (NYLE) recentl

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  • The Care of Hand Tools

    By John Howell Hand tools are used every day on a

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