Monthly Archives: December 2015

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Induron!

holiday pecansOne of our favorite Christmas traditions in giving this very desirable gift to clients, colleagues and friends. Pecans! It doesn’t get much more Southern than that, which is perfect since we are headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

We are so thankful to everyone we work with for helping make 2015 a fantastic one for Induron. We couldn’t have done it without you!

Merry Christmas, and we’ll see you in 2016!



The Real Santa Claus

Daddy as Santa 6 by 4 (3)By David Hood, Induron CEO

In December of 1947, my dad, William E. Hood, decided to put Christmas lights on his house to celebrate Christmas. It might not sound like a big deal, but we were just coming out of wartime when doing something like putting up lights would have been inconceivable.

He was on the roof of our 3-2 frame house on a 50 foot lot wearing a red jumpsuit when someone drove by and exclaimed, “That looks like Santa Claus!!!” Continue reading The Real Santa Claus

Dancing in the Nutcracker with my Daughters and My Dog

betsy muttcrackerBy Davies Hood, Induron CEO

Being a part of the Birmingham Ballet’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” is something I’ve blogged about in the past. It’s always a popular topic, especially since it automatically gives people visions of me dancing in tights. (You’d rather have visions of sugar plums dancing in your head, believe me.) And I don’t actually wear tights, but I do cross-dress. Continue reading Dancing in the Nutcracker with my Daughters and My Dog

How to Coach a Team

coachingBy Jeff White

I read this article recently titled, “How to use social media to create happy employees.” In my opinion, with a change to some of the examples it could aptly be titled, “How to coach a team.”

Here are a couple of the highlights with my spin on them:

Embrace Your Company Culture. The article talks about sharing your company culture Continue reading How to Coach a Team