Bob Funk brought his signature cowboy ethics and values to the 2017 Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium. During the luncheon, he discussed the job skills gap--the space between employers willing to hire and job seekers who are not trained for those available jobs--and how adhering to core values can help both individuals and business owners combat the skills gap and succeed in today's economy.
I love the history of America’s very unique western culture of horses, cowboys, native tribes and, of course, cattle. As Express Ranches has become the beef industry’s largest source of seedstock females, one of my favorite stories about the west is the story of Jesse Chisholm and his now famous Chisholm Trail. The Chisholm Trail was an economic engine fueled by horses, riders and rails in the decade between 1867 and 1877. In its time, the Trail was considered one of the wo