Posted by Southwest Beverages on 11/18/2015
Humans are creatures of habit. They say it takes 21
consecutive days of altering your existing routine to change a habit. While
this might be true in a controlled environment exactly how we humans react to
an unexpected change to our daily routine is a function of the how that person
manages the change.
This morning for example, while on my way to work, about
twenty miles east of Terre Haute, Indiana on I-70 all of a sudden my front left
tire blew out causing me to swerve towards the right shoulder narrowing missing
what appeared to me to be a young mother driving with her infant in the rear
car seat. “Thank goodness,” I whispered to myself as my car rolled to a stop, after
taking a deep breath.
Ten minutes later an Indiana
state trooper stopped to wait with me until the tow truck I had called arrived.
“Here,” he stated. “You look like you could use this,” he added as he handed me
a container of chocolate cinnamon flavored hot chocolate.
Calmly I thanked him for stopping then took the first sip of
hot chocolate. “Boy did this hit the spot,” I stated then taking a second sip.
“It is so comforting,” I added. “What kind of hot chocolate is it?”
“Sippity gourmet hot chocolate mix,” he answered.
Written by Bob Jenkins, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Beverages®
Bob has had the privilege of working for some of America’s largest and well run public and private companies, including Philip Morris, Canada Dry, Dr Pepper, Cadbury Schweppes, Snapple Beverage Corporation, Tasker Capital Corp. and The Water Club and River Cafe – two of New York’s finest fine dining restaurants. He has worked in various capacities as Finance Manager, Controller, Director of Finance, Vice President Finance & Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and Treasurer.
Bob holds a Masters of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Arizona.
Southwest Beverages® is a manufacturer and marketer of two brands of premium quality dry mix beverages: Sippity® hot cocoa mix and Kemosabe® gourmet flavored coffee. All Southwest Beverages® products are uniquely blended flavors that contain all the ingredients necessary for you to enjoy the ultimate hot beverage experience. Simply add water and stir-then sip, savor and enjoy.
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