Members of the Saskatchewan Heavy Construction Association again have reason to toot their own horns.
Recently, our organization sponsored Saskatchewan entrepreneur and author Kendal Netmaker in his presentation for approximately 100 inner city Regina elementary students.
Board chairman Kevin Arneson joined me at Sacred Heart Community School in Regina where Kendal shared his story of perseverance and success. He overcame challenges and setbacks in his life and encouraged the students to follow their dreams and believe in themselves, much like he did when he was their age.
The day served as a reminder that we are more than just roadbuilders. We’re involved in our communities and we play a role in helping shape our future generations.
We hope that Kendal’s message planted a seed with the youth. We all have that someone in our life who inspired us, who guided us to become a business owner or equipment operator, or even just a dedicated spouse or parent.
Who knows, maybe a few students we connected with that day will grow to become employees in our industry.
Kendal asked the students to write a short essay telling their story and who they are and how his message resonated with them. I challenge you connect with the youth in your communities. Find a way to bring their skills to the forefront.
We all possess our unique set of talents, whether they come naturally or are learned over time. Who or what drove you to achieve success?
Learn more about Kendal Netmaker here.