Larry Scarborough, Installation Manager, on Secrets to Success and What Not to Buy
At the end of a project, don’t be surprised if Larry walks up to you, smiles, and asks his trademark question: “Is it everything you dreamed it would be?” (Hint: if you want to get on his good side, bring him a plate of homemade cookies.)
One of my secrets to success is: I’ve got a lot. Probably the biggest one is rock steady. Take care of your sh*t every day. Take care of the here and now. Rock steady and don’t panic.
The phrase I hate most is: “I feel.” Growing up, we knew or we thought. No one felt. Now it’s all about feeling.
The first time I left the country was: to go to Germany in the Army. For an 18-year old corn-fed boy from Nebraska, that was a big adventure.
What advice do you have for aspiring timber framers? monkey see, monkey do. Watch the old-timers.
I don’t buy: generic peanut butter. It sucks.
Licensed NC General Contractor | Timber Grading | Installation for SIP Professionals | Safe Aerial Lift Operation | Rough Terrain Forklifts | Safe Scaffold Operation | Safe Forklift & Telescoping Boom Lift Operation | Certified AIA Presenter | NABSEP Photovoltaic installation, Entry Level | American Red Cross Adult First Aid/CPR/AED | Hundegger Cambium 1 Stab, Hundegger ROBOT-Drive Basis (at Hans Hundegger AG in Hawangen, Germany).