Meiko S. Patton

Meiko S. Patton is a writer for the federal government and the author of the #1 Amazon Best-Selling book, How a Postage Stamp Saved My Life.

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SF Postal Police to the Rescue

By on August 25, 2014 in Current Events with 0 Comments

San Francisco Postal Police Officers Raymond Tam and Harry Leung were providing security at a USPS booth during the city’s Chinatown Lunar New Year Festival, attended by thousands of people, when they noticed a five-year-old girl standing alone next to the booth.

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Keen Attention Helps Elderly Man

By on August 18, 2014 in Current Events with 2 Comments

San Francisco District Letter Carrier Richard Cairo was delivering mail when he noticed several irregularities in the normal schedule of an elderly customer and ultimately decided to call the police.

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Is Your Brain Limiting Your Federal Success?

By on August 4, 2014 in Current Events, Leadership with 8 Comments

Thanks to the way our brains work, we have a built-in tendency to see what we want to see as well as what we expect to see. The author says this has implications for employees in their federal careers.

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37th Los Angeles Postmaster Takes Helm

By on May 28, 2014 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Al Santos recently became the 37th postmaster of Los Angeles.

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Stamps Honor Hero of World War II

By on March 16, 2014 in Current Events with 5 Comments

WWII Medal of Honor recipient Walter Ehlers is only one of eight living recipients of the award among WWII veterans. He was recently presented with a framed edition of the recently issued WWII Medal of Honor stamps in honor of his service.

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HCR Honored For Service

By on March 13, 2014 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The Eagle Spirit Award is the highest award given to a highway contractor by USPS. Recently, this award was bestowed upon Sacramento’s Oakhurst Post Office HCR Kenneth Peterson for his 24 years of dedicated service.

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Seaside Carrier Helps Elderly Woman

By on March 8, 2014 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Seaside, CA letter carrier Rafael Leon recently helped save an elderly woman who had fallen and was injured inside of her home.

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Groveland Team Praised For Outstanding Service

By on March 3, 2014 in Current Events with 0 Comments

During last year’s “Rim Fire,” Sacramento’s Groveland Postmaster Norma Powell and her employees won praise from several quarters for providing assistance to firefighters, fire victims and USPS officials.

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The Importance of Self-Discipline and Determination in Your Success

By on January 15, 2014 in Current Events, Leadership with 12 Comments

You can spend years learning various success principles, but the author says that until you develop the quality of self-discipline, none of the others will work for you.

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Develop Your Competitive Edge by Increasing Your Value

By on December 25, 2013 in Current Events, Leadership with 10 Comments

The only way to stand out from the crowd is to develop your competitive edge. The author offers some tips on how to do this in your federal career.

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