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Notes from Our Leaders - Page 29

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.

 

 

Amy's Reflections

“Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher The life lesson at our house this week was on responsibility and commitment. This week it was Andrew’s turn for a life lesson. He doesn’t enjoy football and is quite content...
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Notes from Steve

I damaged myself this weekend. Something to do with my bicep and tearing or ripping and such … I’m telling everyone. It’s my right arm, and I practiced using just my left hand yesterday in anticipation of surgery; but alas, I will be dead in a matter of days if...
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Making the Rounds

This past weekend was a lot of fun. It started with the tailgate potluck on Friday. What an impressive showing of team pride and creative food preparation. I wore Hawkeye gear (with two sons there now I’m somewhat obligated-my blood is still Husker red!). Fortunately, I avoided any photos* and...
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Notes from Steve

I love peanut butter. It’s best for me not to buy peanut butter because I’ll eat it. I would think that in a healthy “recovery from addiction” move, I should make peace with peanut butter so I can have it around without temptation – however, that is not me and...
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Amy's Reflections

“Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.” ~ Leo Buscaglia Last time I wrote about embracing change and stepping outside of my comfort zone. Tonight I taught my very first religious education class. Two things: one, I think I...
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Notes from Steve

I wrote last week about being the challenged versus being challenged. I rode the Raccoon River Trail on Monday by myself. It’s about a 5-6 hour bike ride, and I thought it would be busy; nice day … holiday – perfect for a bike ride. It was oddly quiet –...
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Notes from Steve

A friend wrote me a note today and included was the message “Enjoy your health journey!” Well, I just got done telling Jordan that I fell off (hard and big time) the BOSU stability ball last night at the fitness center. My shoulder is hurting. In addition, I would kill...
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Making the Rounds

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river* and he is not the same man.” – Heraclitus A couple of months ago my wife shared this quote with me. The more I reflect on it, the more I appreciate it. It is full...
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Amy's Reflections

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.” - Charles Darwin Just like many of your households, we have a lot of excitement and energy this week as the kids head back to school. They are excited to meet...
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Notes from Steve

I’ve got a good friend I’ve known most all of my life who is dealing with a loved one who is abusing substances. She told me about this about a year ago, but it has recently gotten worse, and this person is now going away to get clean. My friend...
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