Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Standing Tall Workshop


The Standing Tall Workshop was reaffirming with the discussion of ethics that are still applicable and essential in education today.

The session was quick, to the point, and very informative.

One of my new principals attained from this work is:

Wag More, Bark Less.

I would recommend this course/class to anyone, and I will recommend it to all of my colleagues and staff members.

Thanks for sharing the awesome!!

Christopher Dresang
Assistant Principal
Natrona County High School
Natrona County School District

*Respect, Honesty/Integrity, Diligence, Compassion, Gratitude, Forgiveness, Generosity, Hope, Courage, & Sense of Community"

The Code of Ethics I desire to live by: (Standing Tall/Cowboy Ethics)

Well, it was an interesting class to attend. I seldom give enough thought about what I am doing/saying and end up needing to apologize or change what I said. To solidify what I desire to stand for is helping me stay on track and grow in the way I desire. Thank you Mr. Knoble and Boys and Girls Club of South Park.

1. Always do right, this will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
2. Speak with humility and kindness.
3. "Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus." The Bible
4. Gratitude is an attitude.
5. Life is 10% about what happens to us and 90% about how we respond to it. /When riding through hell, keep on riding!
6. No one cares what you know, unless they know that you care.
7. The Try Principle: All that it takes is all that you have got. One % improvement on each thing each day.
8. Don't wish it was easier, wish you were better.
9. Great opportunities to help others seldom come but small opportunities are around us every day.
10. A lie is not important except the impact it has on other lives. Jackie Robinson
11. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in Your sight O Lord; my Rock and my Redeemer. The Bible

Margaret Barnes -- margaretbarnes15@gmail.com

Steamboat Springs presentation 11/14/14

I thought that this was an excellent presentation on a very valuable topic. I formulated my 8 point code and keep it at my desk as a reminder. I was very happy to see such a large turnout especially with so many younger participants.
Tim Borden

Standing Tall Feedback

This program has truly inspired to do more and become a better me.  One of my favorite Principles although not original is "All it takes is all you've got".  That speaks volumes to me and inspires me to accomplish more. Thank you for this opportunity.
Kacie Burns

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Standing Tall

Good morning!

I attended the Standing Tall and Cowboy Ethics training that was held in Casper, WY a couple of weeks ago, and I loved it! I was a little unsure about what I would get from it that I could use in my classroom that wasn’t something extra and time consuming, but I know now that I can easily blend some of these things into the way I already run my classroom. It was particularly helpful to spend some time writing our own code and timeline, and that is something I am still working on, so I can share it with people.

One thing I wrote down from that day that I want to incorporate into my own code is, “Dare to reach your hand into the darkness to pull another hand into the light.” This really resonated with me not just as a teacher but as a Christian woman.

Thank you so much for taking the time!

Katie Decker
English Department
Central High School
Cheyenne, WY 82009
(307) 771-2680 ext. 20353

I am inspired!

Kent -
Thank you for coming to Steamboat Springs, Colorado and sharing your program. 
I saw the Code of the West poster a couple of years ago in a store and liked it and bought it; it's been hanging in my 17 year old son's bedroom.  Seeing the Cowboy Ethics Standing Tall program advertised locally, I was intrigued to see how these fit together.  My son, a high school senior, attended your workshop with me.  He is now very interested in bringing Cowboy Ethics to his county 4-H Council and local 4-H Clubs. 
For me, I was in a bit of a slump with my leadership skills and this program "picked me up by my boot straps" so to speak.  My favorite principles are:  (1) is to do the right thing, whether someone is watching or not, always acting in an ethical manner that is fair and just; (2) Make someone's day!  Whether this is being accountable to a co-worker, sharing a smile with a patient or exceeding a customer's expectation. 
Enjoy your winter!
Thanks again,
Lisa Bankard
Health & Wellness Manager
Yampa Valley Medical Center
(970) 871-2500
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Thank you for your presentation last Friday at Steamboat Springs.  I thoroughly enjoyed the program and will take many of the messages back to my employer.  The focus on values strongly resonates with me.

Something my Grandmother always told her children and grandchildren when they felt defeated or were afraid to try something new or difficult has awlways stayed with me.
“Can’t never could do nothing!”

Scott Harrell
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Feedback from Standing Tall Program


Thank you for sharing the Standing Tall program with leaders on the Western Slope of Colorado.  Simply stated, what you share is life-changing.  I have given much thought to my code, I will continue to work on it over the next few weeks, and then I will begin sharing it with family, friends.  The code I have been practicing is "Happiness is a choice - I'm happy because I choose".

Thank you,

Joey Montoya Boese


Shared Principle

My integrity/honesty principle is “You are not promised tomorrow, so live TODAY how you want to be remembered tomorrow.”

Brandon McDermott
Franchise Owner/Certified Personal Coach
PGA Member
GolfTEC Fort Collins
4637 S Mason St. A4
Fort Collins CO 80525

Office:  970-692-5270
Cell:  970-691-4511
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Proven Path. Proven Results.

Standing Taller


Thank you for being a role model to others by standing TALL with your beliefs and principles!  You are truly inspiring with your workshop. I cannot wait to incorporate what I have taken from the cowboy ethics workshop and put it into practice with my personal and business life!

ThanK you!!!

Brandon McDermott
Franchise Owner/Certified Personal Coach
PGA Member
GolfTEC Fort Collins
4637 S Mason St. A4
Fort Collins CO 80525

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Standing Tall November 7

Thank you Kent for an engaging and thought-provoking afternoon.  As always, I am pleased to be walking this road with you.  I love the inspiration to make my own Code and more importantly, to share it and then live it!   My favorite Principle is my Impact Principle "Be Somebody Who Makes Everybody Feel Like a Somebody."  I currently have it hanging in my office.  Thank you, my friend!

Jessica Baxter
Director of Operations
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming

Standing Tall

Hi Kent,
Thank you for a great afternoon. Living ones life by The Cowboy Code and The Ten Commandments should be simple but we all need reminders from time to time.
I have two grown kids and when they start getting off track I use the same saying. "You are only going to be on the face of the earth one time, you better make the best of it"

Thanks Again
John Childress
Staff Engineer

High West Energy P .O. Box 519         
Pine Bluffs, Wyoming      
(307) 245-4320 - Direct Office  
(307) 631-9180 - Cell                 


Standing Tall

I attended the session in Fairplay, CO. I hold contracts in CO and AZ as a psychologist who works with juvenile delinquents. Cowboys Ethics may be the way to reach some of these youth.
I love Ride for the Brand. Loyalty in so many avenues of our lives make living worthwhile.
Thank you,
Dr. Minette Doss

tremendous experience!

I attended a Standing Tall workshop delivered by Kent Noble in Casper, WY. This was an incredible opportunity, possibly one of the most reflective experiences I have ever had the opportunity to participate in. The challenge to bring ethics and values to my students in such a meaningful way is huge, but one I am up to taking on. This experience will hopefully grow them in ways that they may not realize until later in life. 
One of my personal codes that I came away with is, "Every day deserves 110% - all it takes is all you've got".

Laurie Graves, 5th grade, Big Horn Elementary
Laurie Graves, M.S.Ed.
Fifth Grade ~ Big Horn Elementary
Wyoming Teacher of the Year 2011


I'm so pleased that I was invited to attend the event in Fairplay. It has been on my mind since then and was a form of follow-up from an article I read in Range Magazine which lead to me going online and ordering James Owens book called Cowboy Ethics, What Wall Street could learn from cowboys.

One of my principles is: Say what you mean and mean what you say.

Amanda Woodbury


The Standing Tall Workshop was great.  I was able to think clearly about where I stand and how I want to live each day.  The code that stuck out the most to me was regarding "The Try" principle:  Don't wish it was easier, wish you were better.

Chase Olsen
Kelly Walsh High School
Wyoming Congressional Award

Re: Standing Tall/Cowboy Ethics Follow Up

I am happy to provide some feedback for the Standing Tall workshop I attended in Casper November 7.
The length of the presentation was well done- the pacing was coordinated well, and we were able to get through the content without feeling sluggish at any point.
The material is invaluable- I only wish it reached more people! I look forward to reading the books by Jim Owen.
I know that this workshop will translate into more of a drive for me to live with my passions and values in the forefront.
My code is included in my signature.
Thank you very much for this amazing experience!

Jade Stutheit
1st Grade
Mills Elementary

Aspiring to Stand Tall through the following personal code:
1- Have the moral courage to make your actions consistent with your knowledge of right & wrong.
2- Do less judging; do more to understand.
3- Trade expectation for appreciation.
4- Inspire positivity through positive action.
5- Use your gifts to contribute to the needs of others.
6- Do your best; forget the rest.
7- Pull others into the light of faith, the comfort of encouragement, and the warmth of love.
8- Let everything you do serve your faith and family.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Standing Tall feedback

Kent’s class in Jackson was nothing short of superb. I’m focused on getting him to return, and have found some options to start a youth program in Teton County.

Carpe Diem with utmost integrity.
Lift others up, listen more, and happiness will follow.
Strive for happiness, it’s your decision.

Bomber Bryan

T. Bomber Bryan
Owner, Associate Broker, GRI

Jackson Hole Real Estate Associates, LLC
Exclusive Affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate
80 W. Broadway | P.O. Box 4897 | Jackson, WY 83001
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Standing Tall Workshop for the Pinnacle Banking Group

We are preparing for our fall meeting with employees located in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Part of our presentation to our staff will include the “Ten Principals to Live By”.  “What you stand for” has challenged me to spend time evaluating principals that I want to continue to live by.  The two listed are ones that I try to live by.

“Do what you know is right” and “Strive for a stable balance between family and work”.

“Cowboy Ethics” go back to my childhood years when I would ride along to the pasture with my Grandfather and Father to check on cattle.  Both loved the cattle business and what the cowboy stood for.  I do not share the same passion for cattle but their principals stick with me today.

Curt Denker
1401 N Street – Lincoln
NMLS #665598
402-434-3129 Fax

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Standing Tall!!

Working to create my own “Code of the West” principles helped me to refocus on what is truly important in all aspects of my life.  What a marvelous opportunity for anyone to define or redefine who they are. Thank you for an incredible experience!!!

“Integrity is the higher ground and that is where I am meant to live.”

Nancy Lee Clancy

Feedback for Jackson on 17 Oct 14

Loved the workshop. Arrived kind of grumpy.... having to leave Pinedale early to make it. Workshop was worth it.

My principle has always been: Walk the Talk


Sue Lynn
Creekside Realty, LLC
617 W. Pine St
PO Box 1022
Pinedale, WY 82941
307-231-4276 (no text)
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I enjoyed the class immensely it really made me do some sole searching and I did come up with my own code.  One of my principles is :  “Be nice, talk nice to everyone and do not judge”.


The Manning Team
Sheryl & Bob

Kent Noble - Real Estate Continuing Education - Cowboy Ethics / Standing Tall

I can honestly say that this workshop was the most interesting and applicable Real Estate CE class I have ever attended.  The 3 hours flew by without seeing anyone sleeping, gawking at the ceiling or tapping away at their phone.   Each activity was extremely meaningful and I did feel like each of us were developing a code which gave us accountability and motivation to improve our lives and make our new standard 1% better than it is today. “ Live each moment like your kids are watching”, was my favorite principle from Kent’s code.  My kids are the heartbeat in my world and I think that if I continue to use that as my meter, decisions will remain way above the standard.  I also appreciate “All it takes is all you’ve got”.  For me it shows the lack of judgment or criticism to others; the code is about what you do to make your life and those around you lives  better, it is not about what others are doing or not doing, it boils down to your own  accountability and setting the bar above the ethical standard.
My principles did not sound as “cool” and needed some refining…
Share a smile, it may be the only sunshine someone sees today.
God’s unquestionable power is the reason I am blessed.
Thank you again for coming to Jackson and sharing the Code.

Barbara Andrews
Andrews2 Real Estate
Owner / Associate Broker
Jackson Hole Real Estate Associates -- Christie's International Real Estate
Office: 307-734-9935
Cell: 307-413-6620
Fax: 307-734-9934
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Feed Back From 10-15-14 Salida session

This was an extremely valuable workshop for me. I would recommend it for everyone. Kent was an excellent presenter. I plan to fine tune my personal code and put it into action. Here is a principle on self improvement I developed at the workshop.

Make part of every day a training day. Learn something every day.


Stewart Pappenfort
Senior Ranger
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
307 West Sackett Ave, Salida, CO  81201

Thursday, October 2, 2014

digital e-mail tag

I have attended a “Standing Tall” session, Signed the “Standing Tall” certificate and am displaying it.

I now need the digital e-mail tag to display on my e-mails.

Thank you!

Nancy Hoffer
Office Manager/Accountant
Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
Academic Programs | Biodiversity Institute | Ruckelshaus Institute

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Thursday, September 25, 2014


I just wanted to say that I enjoyed the presentation very much. As a former Wyoming and Montana resident (6 years and 3 years, respectively) I felt an immediate connection with the presentation. Even though I am a city slicker from MO, I herded cattle, mended fences, and fed and watered a few horses. I fulfilled most of my childhood cowboy dreams, even if I only go a small taste. Thank you for recognizing how hard that work and life is.

The people I met while living in the western states who were natives of those states were the friendliest people I’ve met, anywhere. They welcomed me to their communities and into their lives. They willingly taught this city slicker skills you can’t learn in a book. And they tried very hard not to laugh while I learned those things. And I learned more humility than I cared to.

As far as a take away from your presentation, there were a couple of things in particular that resonated. I traveled non-stop while living out west, so I was not able to get involved in the community in a formal way. I didn’t join any groups. However, once I moved back to the upper Midwest, I joined all sorts of groups. I was involved in everything in a big way, which my wife still fails to remotely understand. I think it relates to the “Do What Has To Be Done” principle. If something needs to be done, or should be done in my opinion, I have an obligation as a citizen to help get it done. And so I try to help.

The other principle that resonates is “Talk Less and Say More”. I am quiet by nature. Most of the time I do not have an inclination to say anything. It seems that there are always plenty of people who are willing to hold up my end of the conversation and theirs. The best compliment I ever received was when someone said that I don’t ever say much, but people should listen when I do. Enough said.

Thank you again.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014


Attending the Leadership Training was one of the most memorable seminars that I have attending in many years.

Thank you!!!!

Michelle McEvoy
Child Care Eligibility Specialist
Early Childhood Division
Department of Family Service
551 Running W Drive
Suite 200
Gillette, WY 82718
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Mr. Noble,

I recently attended your seminar at the Pinnacle Bank Annual Meeting in Denver. I did not find my certificate at the end of the program and one of the staff asked that I drop an e-mail with my contact information.

I thoroughly enjoyed the Standing Tall session and wholeheartedly believe that you have isolated many issues that help identify the type of person we are.

One of my principals that I try to project in my every day is " Treat others as you want to be treated yourself"!

I grew up on a farm/ranch in central Nebraska that borders the sandhills and the "cowboy way" is something that I get teased about but carry with a lot of pride. With all of the communication gadgets and accessories available to our children today I sincerely feel that we have bred a society of people that do not know how to communicate with others. Whether at work or on the street we have drifted away from the handshake and smile philosophy that I grew up with.

Would it be possible to get a certificate for the program that I attended in Denver. My information is listed below. Again, thank you Mr. Noble for your time and consideration. Your presentation was one of the best features of our annual meeting that I have ever attended in my 15 years with Pinnacle.

Dann Smith

Market President
Pinnacle Bank-Columbus
P.O. Box 1585
210 E. 23rd Street
Columbus, Nebraska 68602-1585

(402) 562-8936

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Fall Conference for Pinnacle Bank

“Start each day with a positive attitude and no excuses!”

I truly enjoyed your presentation at the conference in Denver last week.  It was very inspiring.  1 year ago I started the No Excuses plan for myself.  I had stopped smoking 2 years early and gained some extra weight, wasn’t the healthiest I could be.  So I decided to stop making excuses.  It is all up to me to make me better.  I started walking every day without making any excuses.  I lost 30 pounds my health has improved 100%.  Due to your inspiration I have renewed my “No Excuses!” plan.  I have challenged myself to do a 10k walk before the end of the year, and to always start my day with a positive attitude.  Thanks for doing what you do.  The world needs more people with positive attitudes and good ethics. 

Christie Babbitt
Officer/Teller Supervisor
Cleburne, TX


Happiness is an inside job…..
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

I thought this was one of the best trainings I have attended.  Ethics is a subject that has always intrigued me and my college classes didn't let me down.  I believe that the state of our country depends on the message you are sharing and would be ideal to teach on different levels in elementary and high schools.  I was really excited to hear your presentation and was on the edge of my seat. 

Sadly, some of my co-workers didn't "get" what your message was about and didn't listen.  It is hard to make people understand the importance of ethical practices down the line.  I was very upset to hear people who felt the presentation was boring or too deep.  What a crock.  They are just too lazy to pay attention and stand for something critical to our nation.  I was inspired to be part of what you do.  I am not sure how I could help.  I have my MA in Education and BA in early child development with over 12 years working with the DoD as a Trainer.  Let me know if you have any ideas.  

Thursday, September 11, 2014


The Standing Tall program at our DFS Benefits Worker's Conference in Cheyenne in June was a wonderful incentive to stop and think about what is important in my personal and professional life.  I'm very proud to be a Wyoming native and especially proud of the legacy we have.  I am thinking about the program available for the youth at my church.  Thank you for sharing.

One principle I have on my code that is particularly meaningful to me is:  'Don't be afraid of storms.  They help me sail my ship better.'

Char Olson

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Douglas Courtot- UW MBA Standing Tall

Good Afternoon,

Kent Noble presented to the University of Wyoming incoming MBA students about the Standing Tall.  The code he had discussed with us was very similar to the codes from Scouting.  Since the presentation, I have received the Standing Tall certificate, which I have signed and displayed.  I have also made my own code of ethics/principles, which I have also displayed at my desk and I will do my best to live by.  Classes began today but I am actively searching for ways to better the community (including looking for volunteer work).  I look forward to informing more people about this community.  ​


Douglas Courtot

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Cowboy ethics class

I am amazed at how focused and energized I am after the session I attended yesterday in Casper Wyoming. I am currently working on fixing up my own code.. I have the thoughts for each piece of my code.. I just need to write in words I like !!! I am going to incorporate parts of the Cowboy Code of Ethics in to my teen Youth Group, and possibly with the entire church!! Thanks so much !!!!

The volunteer/ community piece especially struck a chord with me. Matthew 25:40 is my “life” verse… and I am a strong believer in helping where help is needed. We do work monthly on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, In Manderson, SD. Bringing beds, other furniture, clothing and food to families we have adopted,. It began 5 years ago as a one time “mission” but has rapidly grown to be monthly. The Youth Group goes with us and we are known for this effort in our community. We also do community work days where we raise money for paint to paint homes for those that are needy and to do yard work, move furniture, any thing we can do essentially !!!

Thanks so much !!!
Kelly Cederholm
7208 Mckenna Rd
TorringtonWyoming 82240

Lincoln Infant Toddler Center
436 E 22nd st
Torrington, Wyoming 82240

Tuesday, August 19, 2014


Great program. This is not rocket science, you do not have to be brilliant….you just need to step up. Your program has stuck with a lot of our folks and it has already changed how I “really” do things.

Do what you say, say what you do!

Paula Rumsey
Instructional Coach – Oberon Middle School

Standing Tall Program

This is an excellent presentation & program that I attended at the Wyoming AWIA convention in June. It was very thought provoking & interesting.  It really does make you think & work on your code of ethics!!!

Sandy Spriggs, Producer/Mgr.
Tegeler & Associates
P O Box 550
194 N. 7th St

Lander, WY  82520
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standing tall feedback

Thank you for addressing our staff at Oberon Middle School on Monday, August 11th, 2014.

Here are a few points to consider to try to increase engagement for all participants.
  • Don't "require" agreement that the morals of our current society are in decline.  It makes it harder to fully dedicate attention to your message/program.
  • Redo the booklet to include at least one woman.  I found it hard to relate to the male cowboys depicted in the booklet.
  • Address Matthew Shepard.  Intolerance is an issue a lot of people connect to the cowboy culture in Wyoming.
  • Why assume your participants don't already have their own well developed code of ethics?   
  • Keep religion out of it, or include examples from many religions.  As a non-Christian, I felt a bit alienated.  
You have a good message and with some intentional changes you could reach a wider audience.


Sheila Askham

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Standing Tall email tag

I attended the Standing Tall Course a while back and have decided I would like to have the
Standing Tall email tag on my emails.  I am proud of it and would like to share it and encourage
others to attend this course.  My Certificate is for 2013-2016.
I have completed the requirements, attending a seminar, signing / displaying my certificate.
I will register for the blog updates now and look forward to Standing Tall with others in the Community!
Thank you,
Joy Clark
Community Development Technician
CDBG Program, City of Casper

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Standing Tall

I recently attended the Association of Wyoming Insurance Agents meeting in June and attended the class Standing Tall. This officially acknowledges that I have signed the certificate of membership to officially join The Community of the Code and I will display it as well..  I also acknowledge that I will live my code each day, find tangible ways to put my principles into action,  be a role model for principled leadership and address a specific social need in my community.

The content and presentation of these very important life lessons were very well done!  I would recommend this class to all professions and should be introduced to all public schools!


Standing Tall

This class was amazing. I am glad I had the pleasure to attend. I have already passed out one of the cards and have hung my certificate in my office. I can’t believe how one class has such a broad topic that is so important, not only at work but in my home! Thank you for encouraging me to write my own code to live by!

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Alexis Kelly
Commercial Lines
Tegeler and Associates
P.O. Box 829
Pinedale, WY 82941
307-367-2154 Ext. 226 (Phone)
307-367-2632 Ext. 226 (Fax)

Feed back

What a great program!  I heard a lot of great comments.  Everyone should attend at least once.  I am going to concentrate on adding at least one at least one new principle each day – my first is: touch someone else’s life each day in a positive way

Susan Worthington, CIC
Association of WY Insurance Agents (AWIA)
PO Box 799
Sundance, WY 82729
307 283-2052 Phone
775 796-3122 FAX

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

This was a wonderful program which gives the participant a chance to really examine what their core principles are.

Heather McBride
Benefits and Eligibility Specialist
Wyoming Department of Family Services
551 Running W Drive, Suite 200
Gillette, WY 82718
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Friday, May 30, 2014

DFS Wyoming seminar

My favorite principle is:  "True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic.  It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost but the urge to serve others at whatever cost."  Arthur Ashe

Jennie Fowler
DFS/Benefits & Eligibility Supervisor
1510 E. Pershing Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY  82001
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I thought the Cowboy Ethics training was great, and look forward to implement this into my life.

Brent Kleinjan
315 East 15th Street
Casper, WY 82601
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Thursday, May 22, 2014

This was an amazing opportunity that really helps provide a framework for defining yourself!  This would be a great family activity to really establish and confirm family ethics.  Thanks for this opportunity. "Never be afraid to try something new, but always reflect and make improvements."  Jennifer Zook


"A child is a person who is going to carry on what you have started. He is going to sit where you are sitting, and when you are gone, attend to those things which you think are important. You may adopt all the policies you please, but how they are carried out depends on him. He will assume control of your cities, your states, and your nation. He is going to move in and take your churches, your schools, your universities, and your corporations. All your books are going to be judged, praised, or condemned by him. The fate of humanity is in his hands."

Abraham Lincoln
Jennifer Zook
Quality Early Childhood Program Manager
Wyoming Department of Family Services
2300 Capitol Avenue
3rd Floor, Hathaway Building
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002
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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Digital "tag"

Good afternoon!

I attended a workshop on January 29th, 2014 here in Cheyenne and thought it was fantastic.  Well as normal once I got back to the office “things” took over and because it’s our busy time of year I put this on the shelf and thought I would get back to it.  Well I’m finally doing that and reviewing everything and I realized I hadn’t sent this email and received my digital “tag.”  Would you please send that to me?

I’m now anxious to set up my own code!

Thank you!

Take care,

DeeAnn Hansen, CIC
Account Executive
Wyoming Financial Insurance, Inc.
6101 Yellowstone Rd, Ste. 100
Cheyenne, WY 82009


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This program was one of the most beneficial I have ever experienced.  Thank you so much.

A principle that has always been important is – don’t do anything that would cause you to have problems looking at yourself in the mirror.

Nancy Hoffer

Friday, May 16, 2014



Thank you for a great presentation April 23rd. I value the Code of the West and since I grew up in the west it does make a difference. I find myself saying from time to time that I wish we could get back to basics, to the way we were when people had ethics and  principles. That is something so lacking in our world today.

The Integrity/Honestly Principle struck a chord with me. My mother had a tough life and I never heard her complain but what is more she was always honest and though it might have made her life easier she kept her integrity all the way to the end. “Be strong when life is though, especially then are you tested”.

Again, thank you so much!

Kindest regards,

Maureen Morrison
Administrative Associate
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University of Wyoming

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014


Thank you for such an inspiring day!  I have taken so much from the Standing Tall program and really appreciate that it was offered to UW staff, I wish more people had taken advantage of that.
One of  my principles that have had an impact on my daily life is “The Try” principle. “You get one shot at today” has really made me think about how my attitude affects me and everyone around me. It matters.
Thanks again,
Mandy Bohlender
Special Events Coordinator
Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
Academic Programs | Biodiversity Institute | Ruckelshaus Institute
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Monday, April 28, 2014

Feedback for Casper Workshop

The Casper Workshop was amazing and reminded me that I can do more to influence others and live the Cowboy Way I was taught as a child.
My code is: My actions affect my environment therefore I will strive to always show integrity in every thought, act and deed. 
NJ Olsen

Friday, April 25, 2014

Feedback for Standing Tall program

Thank you for the great ‘Standing Tall’ program. It was very motivating - a challenge to live intentionally.


Currently, I am working on my own personal code, and hope to have it completed this weekend.  These principles struck a chord with me:

“Live each moment like your kids are watching”

“Change your thoughts and you change your world”

“If I improve everything by 1%, over time it will be a huge change”


Thank you Kent!


Doug Roehrkasse

Computer Training and Support

UW Information Technology



Standing Tall



I really enjoyed the standing tall presentation and one of the things that stuck with me was the 168 hours a week chart. It was a real eye opener to see how we really spend our time.


One of my codes was “The view is better when it is earned” I find this to be true in my career and home life.






Christina Snowberger

Recruitment Coordinator

University of Wyoming

Human Resources Department

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071



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