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Notes from Our Leaders - Page 32

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

I am a duck. I’m cool and calm on the surface, but underneath it all is a nonstop struggle to succeed. My feet are like orange spatulas. - Jarod Kintz A couple of weeks ago as I was driving Shaila and two of her friends home from Webster City, we...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

Brave Last week Steve referred to a friend of his who chose ‘Brave’ as their word for 2016. I am that friend. You all know Steve - he thinks big, looks ahead, and is always aiming for the best. So I thought that I too would pick a word. My...
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Notes from Steve

A friend chose the word “brave” to define his year. (others chose words like “wise”, “focus”, “engage”, “tenacity”, “embark”) The dictionary says brave means: ready to face and endure danger or pain; showing courage. I think sometimes with guys, our machismo gets the best of us and our way of...
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Amy's Reflections

Learn to say no to demands, requests, invitations, and activities that leave you with no time for yourself. Until I learned to say no, and mean it, I was always overloaded by stress. You may feel guilty and selfish at first for guarding your down- time, but you’ll soon find...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

This is, obviously, the time of year that many people take time to assess where they are and where they are headed. Often times, this will result in a New Year’s Resolution. This is a great idea. The problem is most people FAIL when it comes to these resolutions. My...
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Notes from Steve

Uber is a competitor of taxicabs. Interesting thing about the Uber model is that it is pure capitalism combined with social media. So – you need a cab in a large city? No more flagging down a car – Tap your Smartphone, an Uber comes, and you’ve already put in...
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Amy's Reflections

We are in the world to support one another. ― Lailah Gifty Akita This past week I hit my breaking point and had a meltdown. With the hectic pace that this time of the year brings, it is difficult to keep up with everything and continue to smile through it...
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Notes from Steve

I’m not bah humbugging the Christmas holiday or anything this year. This, however, takes some of my (I hesitate to say) joy away. “SCROOGE!!” – they shriek. Noooo … my new outtake on life is that of calm serenity. My “need” to sarcastically point out all that is wrong as...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

What happens every year at this time is that we focus on Christmas. In my family, the side effect of this is the diminishing of our son’s (Hunter) birthday. Not his year! Happy Birthday Hunter Hurt! This happens to be his 17th (his “golden” birthday – 17 on the 17th)....
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Notes from Steve

I heard at a dinner party the other night that I had moved to Des Moines. This was really interesting because clearly no one bothered to tell me of this information. I wanted to know where I was living and what it looked like. Did I have cool furniture? What...
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