Girl Scout Badges: Hospitality
On May 6th, 2012 the Palos Verdes Peninsula Girl Scouts and Terranea Resort will host the largest s’mores gathering in the South Bay in celebration of the Girl Scout’s Centennial. As a former Girl Scout, I am delighted for Terranea to be a part of the celebration. The Girl Scout mission helps to shape personal values, encourage individual growth, educate and empower. The life lessons go beyond just a badge or award, they extend to everyday life and business – especially the hospitality business. We believe one of the most important Girl Scout badges essential for business is...
storytelling. At first glance, this badge may not seem as directly related to business as the finance or leadership badges, however, this badge is an everyday fundamental instrument and remains at the core of our resort philosophy. The storytelling Girl Scout badge tells us that “words are powerful tools”. This badge encourages young girls to find out what they can do with their words and empowers girls to encourage, entertain, and excite others with their storytelling. The same principle applies to hospitality. We are daily storytellers, and here at Terranea we are privileged to create and ensure memorable moments for our wonderful guests. Within the hospitality industry and in our daily lives, building positive personal relationships, providing beneficial community enrichment, encouraging and empowering others, are imperative skills. All of this is accomplished through storytelling. In honor of the Girl Scout’s Centennial Celebration, we encourage you to contemplate the ways storytelling affects your daily life and as always, we hope you will visit and share your unique stories with us here at Terranea.
The Girl Scout Law:
I will do my best to be honest and fair, friendly and helpful, considerate and caring, courageous and strong, and responsible for what I say and do, and to respect myself and others, respect authority, use resources wisely, make the world a better place, and be a sister to every Girl Scout.
-Terri A. Haack Executive Vice President & Managing Director of Terranea Resort