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The Longest Day of the Year

AllianceOne | June 15, 2021

Prepare yourself for the longest day of the year. Summer Solstice takes place the evening of June 20th. The first official day of summer in the northern hemisphere is Monday, June 21st. A day where we will enjoy 16 hours and 38 minutes of daylight. It will not be the hottest day of the year […]

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Famous Contradictions

AllianceOne | March 11, 2021

Famous Contradictions If “Birds of a feather flock together,” then why is it that “Opposites attract”? If “Clothes make the man”  is it also true that “You cannot judge a book by its cover.”? I’ve always thought that “Great minds think alike” until I heard that “Fools seldom differ.” Always remember: “Laugh and the world […]

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Having Difficulty Looking at Your New Year’s resolutions?

AllianceOne | February 8, 2021

Now that February is rapidly passing, many of us have lost sight of our resolutions and get squeamish thinking about the chocolate cake that got devoured or the extra pounds that haven’t fallen away. Maybe it’s easier to start with more kindness, to ourselves and others . . .

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Tom the Turkey

AllianceOne | November 17, 2020

“Gobble, gobble.” Translation: I’m grateful for all you veterinarians.“Gobble? Gobble, gobble.” Translation: Did I say veterinarians? I meant to say Vegetarians. Happy Thanksgiving!

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The Mundanity of Excellence

AllianceOne | October 15, 2020

I recently read a book about the history of swimming: “Splash! 10,000 Years of Swimming,” by Howard Means. In a chapter chronicling ever-advancing record times in competitive swimming, the following jumped out at me. “Just as world-record times drop incrementally, with every new standard refocusing the expectations of swimmers coming behind, so individual times are […]

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HUMANITY in Debt Collections a MUST

AllianceOne | September 14, 2020

I pictured a ragtag tough squad of big men with baseball bats and chewing tobacco when I started my first job as a debt collector. At social gatherings, when asked what I did for a living, I made the sea of bodies part and disappear when I stated, “I’m a bill collector.” As if I […]

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Consumer Centric

AllianceOne | August 14, 2020

With COVID-19 taking over the world the last few months, companies have brought out buzz words such as “compassion,” “understanding,” “respect,” “humanity,” etc.  We’re all consumers, and most of us have experienced treatment from organizations that left us feeling pretty low about ourselves. In my 30 years of being in the business, I can tell […]

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Confessions of a Complaint-Free Zone!

AllianceOne | July 15, 2020

More than 90 percent of consumers recognize the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Seal and know that it stands for trust and credibility. At AllianceOne, we are proud to be BBB Accredited and hold an A+ Rating. Not all companies can claim this, especially not businesses who work with consumers on repaying their debts. We take […]

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