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Notes from Our Leaders - Page 27

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.

 

 

Notes from Steve

Today is Valentine’s day … also it is the 11th anniversary of Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics (Clarion) doing orthopedic surgery. Now, big time surgery is routine for us but back then, this was huge for both Orthopedic Specialists (then OSMS) and us. Wright Medical Center (our name back then)...
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Amy's Reflections

“Spend as much time as possible with positive, joyful people and as little time as possible with negative, unhappy people.” ~ Molly Friedenfeld It has been so nice to see the sun the last few days. I love how just seeing the sun can improve everyone’s mood and put a...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

Learning to Fly A couple weeks ago my wife posted a picture of her back while working out. It was perfect anatomy. Very muscular. The caption was “Learning to fly”. It looked like it. The caption had a double meaning. She is also growing her wings as a business woman,...
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Notes from Steve

When in doubt – flee. This is my motto for today. I was excited to have an active cat because I’ve had mice in my house before, but then I read that a sign of affection is when a cat presents his dead prey to you. In your bed probably...
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Notes from Steve

February one. Hmmm … I hate this month. Hate.this.month. #februaryhater. However, being on a path of healthy perspectives and rising above the emotions, I am compelled to not judge this month by what it is (a small, cold, dark month designed to test the will of even the strongest) but...
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Amy's Reflections

“Good parents give their children Roots and Wings. Roots to know where home is, Wings to fly away and exercise what's been taught them.” ~ Dr. Jonas Salk I constantly say that parenting isn’t for the faint hearted. This week Rick and I had two opportunities with regards to Shaila....
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Notes from Steve

I went to the Ragbrai announcement party the other night. If you have ever had the desire to ride the whole week of Ragbrai or even just a day – this is the year. It’s up this way, Northern Iowa, and flat. Janel, for years told me I should ride...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

Drama is a Choice. I know we’re not really supposed to talk about religion or politics very much, and I do talk about my faith quite a bit here. This week I am venturing out enough to make a comment involving politics. Eight years ago I did not vote for...
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Amy's Reflections

“Money is not the only commodity that is fun to give. We can give time, we can give our expertise, we can give our love or simply give a smile. What does that cost? The point is, none of us can ever run out of something worthwhile to give.” ―...
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Notes from Steve

I thought my hair looked darker when I looked into the mirror this morning. Instantly I moved to “because of my mega vitamin intake and massive exercise, I must be aging backwards.” I’m halfway expecting my wrinkles and sore joints to be replaced with smooth skin and a bounce in...
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