To succeed at the Reynolds Defense Firm, each employee must be a ‘solid’ individual. Now, ‘solid’ is a pretty high standard. And the fact that all our employees meet that standard is one of the reasons why we’re great at what we do – which is working together to support our clients. It’s important that we take the time to appreciate our team members, giving an inside look to the culture and community that make up Reynolds Defense Firm. This month, we shine the spotlight on Emily!
When Emily came to work for RDF, her main criteria for a job at that time was something that would be fulfilling. She had a good feeling about RDF – and boy is she happy she trusted that feeling! Not only is Emily grateful for the opportunity to help each one of our clients, she also now realizes that, “there were a lot of life lessons I needed to learn, and RDF has taught me those.”
Why do you like working at RDF?
The people. We have such a great group of people who work here, all with such different personalities and interests, yet our values are the same, which is pretty magical. Also, I’m a firm believer that we, as humans, do our best growing and learning from our darkest moments in life. It’s pretty powerful that we get an opportunity to help our client’s with their personal growth, possibly during some of their darkest moments.
What are your thoughts about Window of Clarity?
Window of Clarity is awesome! As people, we get stuck on autopilot and stop trying to better ourselves and our situations. Window of Clarity forces you to look at the big picture and re-evaluate things in your life, encouraging you to make those necessary changes.
What hobby would you get into if time and money weren’t an issue?
I’d be a contortionist, or a blacksmith. I would love to make replicas of beautiful Southwestern jewelry
Could you give a 40-minute presentation on a topic with absolutely no preparation?
Animal rights! Also, I could formulate and recommend recipes for essential oil blends for every person around the room, based on their needs and/or ailments.
What are some small things that make your day better?
A really delicious, healthy, well-balanced meal; Getting to pet a dog that wants my love (if I had to chase it, it wouldn’t be as fun – ha!); and a solid hug.
What book has impacted you the most?
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. The concept is something we all know, deep down – the importance of living in the moment. He just does a great job at breaking it down and provides such great insight and perspective. The book is such a great reminder, for me, to shut up, slow down and really think about what I’m going to use this moment for.
Stay tuned for another RDF Employee Spotlight next month! If you want to learn more about our RDF Team and culture visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook or Instagram.