Escaping Procrastination

I am SOOO good at this. Seriously, I've put off getting my Master's degree for almost 25 years, so yeah, I can procrastinate with the best of them. I was thinking about this earlier while enjoying my coffee. It was early, no one else was up. Just me and the dog. I turned on the …

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#PersonalBrand: Why I Decided to Become a Fitness Instructor

Since we moved back to SD, I've been going to the gym fairly regularly. The gym on campus is very affordable, about a 5 minute walk from my office and I've been able to build a Workout Tribe -- this is key for me. The accountability created with this group has been the catalyst for …

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So This is Christmas

Another year older and a new one just begun. Christmas is the time of year, to be with the ones you love ... The mood is right. The spirit's up. We're here tonight and that's enough. Simply having a wonderful Christmas Time. Have yourself a Merry little Christmas. Let your heart be light. From now …

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Respect

We are definitely in a watershed moment here folks. Women, people are coming forward to say No More to harassment, sexual or otherwise. I have my own #MeToo moments but nothing like some of that we're hearing about. But that's how it starts, isn't it? It starts with someone getting away with, or not getting …

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It’s Okay for You to be Wrong

This week was Quarterly Strategic Planning time and we took time to gather off site to work On our business. We had some good conversations and some not-so-good conversations but we got some shit done. We made some revisions to our 3 year plan to clarify a few goals. We revisited our Core Values, we …

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Personal Brand: Who Am I?

Personal brand seems to be the current buzz phrase around your work reputation. It's a bit more than just your reputation as it implies you are putting some thought into it and not just letting things happen. Growing up I was taught "work hard, but don't 'brag' about yourself, and you'll be rewarded." Those in …

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Introverts Unite, Seperately

On February 14, I had the opportunity to spend the evening with my oldest daughter. We went to Sioux Falls, out to dinner and to see "Into The Woods." Fantastic musical that will have you in tears from both laughter and sorrow. I love spending time with her and I hope & pray she continues …

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