Summer Intern’s life-changing journey

When Nour Bagdadi landed in the Cody, Wyo., airport she was certain something was wrong. There were no other airplanes at the airport. Nour is a native of Libya and was born in Tripoli, a city of more than 1 million people. She had never seen such a small, quiet...

Ladies in Leadership

When Cassie Morgret started working as a cashier downtown, she was full of questions. She wanted to know absolutely everything about everything, and her managers Adrian Brown and Jason Job, took the time to answer all her questions. “They were patient and kind and...

Meet Michelle – A celebration of the lady behind the scenes

If you’ve worked for MasterLube for even a short time, you know Michelle Gallagher, or at least her voice. She’s the one on the other end of the phone who can answer most all your day-to-day questions. Michelle is MasterLube’s office manager, but before her position...

From the Mouths of Babes & Grandfathers

By Jim Mourich Friday night after work, my wife and I met our daughter and two grandchildren for pizza. Partway through the meal our three-year-old grandson said he needed to go potty. “Papa can you take me potty?” Of course! How could I refuse? He really...

Cliff Potts Art Show 2016

You are specially invited to Cliff Potts’ Art Show and Sale. Sixty years ago he did his first oil painting by using a mouth stick. His book “A Passion for Life” elaborates this evolution and will be available as well as his still life’s, landscapes and ranch scenes...

Getting to Know You: Meet the Montana Man with the Georgia Accent

Josh Edge has worked and lived in many places, but no matter where life took him, Billings was always home. Josh was born in Billings, and one of his earliest memories was sitting on the Rims with his father, looking out over the city. Not long after that he moved...

Veterans of MasterLube: Leaders bring military skills to work everyday

Ask anyone who has served in the United States military, if it has made an everyday difference in their lives, and the answer will surely, be yes. For MasterLube employees, Mike Cook and Adrian Brown, the experience is something they bring to work with them every day,...

Getting to Know You: Multi-talented Luber shares his creativity

Ask Jaymeson Red Star what he’s been up to lately, and you’ll need to grab a cup of coffee and find a comfortable place to sit. He’s been busy. Jaymeson works full time at the MasterLube Hand Car Wash, downtown, and when he’s not working he’s, well, still working!...

All girls have the right to go to school

Malala Yousafzai didn’t want fame. She wanted an education, and spoke out for herself and all girls in her native Pakistan. For that, a masked Taliban gunman boarded her school bus and shot her. At 15, Malala became the most famous teenager in the world. But the...

St. John’s Summer Concert Series: July 21, 2016

Masterlube would like you to experience the great music & great fun at St. John’s Summer Concert Series! Last Thursday Ellen & The Old School rocked the open followed by the always exciting Midlife Chryslers, their 10th consecutive performance @ St....

Always a River: The Secret Spot

Many of you know Terry Palm as a watercolor artist, born and raised in Billings. He now lives in Minnesota and his annual art show in Billings draws hundreds of admirers, but it is less known that for several years Terry has been writing short stories based on his...

Always a River: Living Dangerously

Many of you know Terry Palm as a watercolor artist, born and raised in Billings. He now lives in Minnesota and his annual art show in Billings draws hundreds of admirers, but it is less known that for several years Terry has been writing short stories based on his...

Always a River: The Trapline

Many of you know Terry Palm as a watercolor artist, born and raised in Billings. He now lives in Minnesota and his annual art show in Billings draws hundreds of admirers, but it is less known that for several years Terry has been writing short stories based on his...

Always a River: Any Fish was a Good Fish

Many of you know Terry Palm as a watercolor artist, born and raised in Billings. He now lives in Minnesota and his annual art show in Billings draws hundreds of admirers, but it is less known that for several years Terry has been writing short stories based on his...

Living & Working With Imposter Syndrome

  You may have a syndrome and not even know it.  Or maybe you’ve realized you have some symptoms, but may not have a define your problem.   For instance, you’ve heard something like this play over and over in your mind: “If an expert showed up right now to...

Lean How to Manage Difficult People

Our friend Russ Cherry of Russ Cherry Speaks is holding a seminar tomorrow (Thursday, May 26) about managing difficult people. Russ has helped train MasterLube staff and management for many years. You are sure to enjoy this workshop. You can register here:...

The rise of national socialism: Why Austria’s revolution is not over

This article is from the Washington Post by Anne Applebaum It’s been highly amusing to watch the international press struggle to describe Norbert Hofer, the candidate who has just lost, by a tiny handful of votes, the Austrian presidential election. Hofer bitterly...

Why good leaders make you feel safe

Simon Sink was recommended to me by my friend Kent Burgess.  I watched this video on leadership and now recommend him to you.  I’d love to hear your thoughts after you watch too! This video was originally posted on Ted Talks....

A fine definition of maturity

A friend forwarded me this photo today. I rarely forward emails, but I loved this one so much that I had to share it. What are your thoughts? What do you think makes someone...

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