December 2018


Tools, Tips and Information from our business to yours – Building better business together!

Alex Schulz, Head Saw Filer

Man standing in front of stacks of woodHow long have you worked at Big Creek? I have been at Big Creek for about 5 years.

What is your favorite part of working for Big Creek? My favorite part of working for Big Creek is all the opportunities to learn new things.

What’s your favorite product that we sell? My favorite product is our redwood. It is fun to be a part of the production of the quality lumber that we produce.

What do you like to do for fun? I like to go to the snow, and ride my motorcycle in the mountains and by the beach. I also enjoy stopping to watch the waves. I always enjoy reading a good book on the back porch.

Why Your Health Is the Key to Your Success in  Business

By Bedros Keuilian

Be honest: Are you working at your absolute peak? Just look at The Rock. Sure he’s charismatic and a strong actor, but how does he fly across the world to record back-to-back films with barely a moment to rest? It’s because he’s in incredible shape. The Rock gets the most out of his acting chops because he obsesses over his health.

That same idea applies to you as an entrepreneur. Treat your body well — eat right, challenge your body, get proper sleep — and you’ll reward yourself with more energy, greater focus, and a heightened level of discipline. You’ll achieve new levels of productivity while your competition falls behind and watches you scale faster and faster.

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December  Market Report

All three markets, Green Douglas fir, OSB and Western plywood, have been flat to soft over the last few weeks.

With Mill shut downs for maintenance, holidays and weather look for this trend to continue  into December. Watch for some shortages of items due to mill shut downs.


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