Entries by Angie Truitt

Turn Kings Harbor Blue: A Vision in Blue

CEO Veronica Ramirez has a giving heart, and she has always wanted Joseph Chris Partners to be a company that gives back to the community.  I still remember the meeting where Turn Kings Harbor Blue was born several years ago.  After the team decided we wanted to show appreciation for the local enforcement officers that […]

We are World Champions, and we are #HoustonStrong

I have tried to like baseball several times in my adult life. People have tried to make me like baseball several times in my adult life. I got quizzed on baseball trivia and forced to play in a fantasy league to make me pay attention to games.   (NOTE: I saw Keuchel pitch his first […]

A Portrait in Strength: A Tribute to Founder Victoria Ramirez

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s hard to miss with all the pink everywhere, and it’s amazing how many people and organizations have mobilized to work towards early detection and cure of this disease that women have a 1 in 8 chance of getting.   And in looking around at the people I know […]

When is it okay to walk away?

I left the practice of law because of a movie (“The Help”) and a song (“I Dare You To Move”). After far too long in a profession that didn’t fill me up, I quit.  I walked away and I’ve never looked back. I’m firmly in the “life’s too short” camp, and over the last 6 […]

BUILDING HOMES, CHANGING LIVES

There was a time not too, too long ago when I stayed awake at night, sometimes all night, worrying about how I was going to pay my mortgage. The stress was crippling, and almost all areas of my life suffered as a result: my health, my career, my relationships, and certainly, my happiness. Crushed under […]

It’s that recruiter again; why you should answer the phone

Look, we get it: you get lots of calls from recruiters, and they call at inconvenient times, and they keep calling, and you hope if you don’t answer, they’ll eventually give up. And some do. And with them, possibly an opportunity that could have changed your life. Luckily, I work for a company that has […]

Integrity and Recruiting

I practiced law for 13 years, and in that time, I heard a lot of lawyer jokes. And I get why: you only need them when something is wrong, and they usually cost you money you would rather spend on anything else. They rank just barely above politicians and debt collectors on the Top 10 […]