Early in 2020, Cetane’s Nancy Coop started a human interest column in BPN (Butane-Propane News). Modeled after the familiar “Heard on the Street” interview, Nancy sent questions to a group of propane colleagues who replied by e-mail. The monthly questions and responses were published in BPN and appear here verbatim. It’s an uncommon insight into colleagues’ honest replies to provocative questions.

If you could start your career over, what would you do differently?

Do-over? Mulligan? Reflect on the past and learn? Our colleagues have something to say about how they started and where they are today. [In this column, adopted from the familiar […]

What would you build if you had unlimited resources?

This is the kind of question that encourages people to think BIG! Some responders indicated that only made it more difficult to let the imagination soar and to finally land […]

If you had to teach something, what would you teach?

Who knew that we are surrounded by teachers (or wanna be teachers), mentors, coaches, and others whose life experiences have led them to share wisdom and useful life skills?! None […]

If you were a superhero, what would your power be? Why?

Starting the new year with something on the fantastical side turned out to produce both sincere and entertaining responses. Enjoy the replies as you imagine how satisfying it would be […]

What impact, if any, has social media made on your organization or you personally?

Do you find yourself texting with a teenager who has replied quicker than anyone else you text and then after your rather quick response–in an effort to keep the conversation […]

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