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Category: Motivation

Braving the Elements – Taking time to say Thank You

As I write this, we’re battling the “Polar Vortex” in Wisconsin. It is not only insanely cold, we’re setting records for the coldest temps recorded. To put it bluntly, it sucks. This is magnified by social media and the constant reminders of the cold. People will joke about the cold, complain about the cold and […]

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First Week of 2019 Thoughts

I was fortunate enough to get some great feedback on a blog written earlier in the week on my reflections of 2018. If you didn’t read it, check it out here. To summarize, I broke down how a customer complaint pushed us to get better…and how hard it was to face the fact that we […]

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Ending the Year of Learning – A recap of 2018

I cannot believe that 2018 is over. This was the fastest year of my life both personally and professionally, and was probably my biggest year of growth. I take time at the end of each year to reflect on the prior year and kind of recap, if for nothing other than to remind myself of […]

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That Chip On Your Shoulder…

Like many people in the service industry, I grew up with a bit of a chip on my shoulder. I wasn’t all that great of a student growing up, nor did I particularly care to be. Nothing in school besides gym class really kept my interest for more than a couple of minutes. Instead, I […]

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Impact of Self Development

Growing up, I’m not sure if I had ever finished a book in my life. I had no desire to sit in a classroom…ever. I was stubborn and had an awful attention span. My grades reflected this and the folks that were supposed to support me as a student had written me off many years […]

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Thankful for 2017

It’s already Thanksgiving of 2017 and it feels like this year has flown by faster than any other that I’ve experience. It’s weird because it follows 2016, which I think we can all agree was the longest and most dreadful year of all time. Anyways, It sounds extremely corny but I do like to use […]

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