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Notes from Our Leaders - Page 24

Enjoy these weekly insights from our Senior Leadership team. 

Senior Leaders include: Steve Simonin, President & CEO; Amy McDaniel, Belmond CEO; Cindy Hunter, CQO; Holly Martin, HRO; Greg Polzin, CFO; and Regan Swisher, CCO.

 

 

Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

I got the rare opportunity to read Steve’s newslines before writing mine this week. He was talking about those that inspire others and the “angels” among us. I have had the same thing on my mind. My wife has truly always been my angel. She is my gift from God...
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Notes from Steve

I’m looking out my window right now. A Clarion resident has been on a quest as of late. He’s walking for his health, day in and day out – rain or shine. He doesn’t know it, but he is motivating a lot of people … and we are cheering him...
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Notes from Steve

A friend had a house band party in Des Moines last Saturday night. There were two 45 minutes sets by the band and then a couple of breaks. We all brought cool beer and wine plus a snack to share. It was like a hipster potluck – I was smiling...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

The Arena "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The CREDIT belongs to man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat...
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Amy's Reflections

“All good men and women must take responsibility to create legacies that will take the next generation to a level we could only imagine.” ~ Jim Rohn As I reflect on Dr. Whitters’ retirement parties last week, I can’t help but think what an incredible testament to a true leader....
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Notes from Steve

There’s controversy brewing in Sioux City regarding fireworks. The state passed a law making fireworks legal, and now a percentage of people – those with frightened pets and family members who don’t like loud noises – are complaining because people are abusing the new “right”, and now the mayor wants...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

On June 1st we had our monthly medical staff meeting. We got the usual business of the meeting done and then we proceeded to honor Dr. Mike Whitters. His daughters (Amanda and Allie) brought with them a slideshow. It was fun to scroll through the years to a well-timed soundtrack....
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Notes from Steve

Behind every great healthcare system is a Dr. Michael Whitters. Now most of you know Dr. Mike for his amazing bedside manner and medical skills – but little known, is the guy who quietly leads from the back of the pack with determination and love. Personally, I don’t think I...
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Amy's Reflections

“Give yourself a gift of five minutes of contemplation in awe of everything you see around you. Go outside and turn your attention to the many miracles around you. This five-minute-a-day regimen of appreciation and gratitude will help you to focus your life in awe.” ~ Wayne Dyer I was...
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Notes from Steve

Communication – Proverbs 12:17 “A good man is known by his truthfulness.” My good friend Jen told me once that if you want to excel in life it helps to be a good communicator. I’ve been struggling with communication as of late. The message in my head doesn’t always come...
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