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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

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” - Carol Burnett We had confirmation this Sunday, and Shaila was confirmed and I officially joined the Catholic Church. In order to complete my education and be able to join the church I had to participate in...
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Notes from Steve

A friend from Iowa City said that I should run against Representative King because the person running against him in 2018 said she was dropping out of the race. After laughing and sighing deeply, I said “absolutely not”. The political situation is so drama filled and toxic right now, I...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

I will soon be adding additional responsibilities at work. I have been praying about being a good leader. I have also been reading leadership “stuff” (John C. Maxwell, Tony Dungy, CS Lewis, etc.). I stumbled upon this: A Leader I went on a search to become a leader. I searched...
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Notes from Steve

I had a lot of time to think this past weekend as I put about a hundred miles on my bike; rode a couple of trails down around Des Moines. As I pedaled I came to the conclusion that I’ve been wrong about a lot of stuff in life. Don’t...
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Amy's Reflections

“Let me encourage you to get up every day and focus on what you do have in life. Be thankful for the blessings of the little things, even when you don't get what you expect.” - Victoria Osteen As we come to the end of another school year and prepare...
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Notes from Steve

Last week on vacation, my one “ah-hah!” moment was in the hotel gym. It had mirrors all around, and I watched myself as I ran. I saw that I looked really stupid when I ran. My gait is too short, and I run with an old person shuffle. (long, dreadful...
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Notes from Steve

So I was in Tucson this week. Did I miss anything?? “Yeesh!” on everything … seems like the weather apocalypse happened while I was gone. (The folks of Tucson were equally mortified … it was 53 degrees one morning, I know, gasp.) You all are troopers, and I’m so glad...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

Commencement season is always bittersweet and this year is no exception. What is really sweet right now is that the boys are home for the summer. Cole has spent the last 4 months in Clarion working at Fuel. He made some friends, learned independence, and is looking forward to heading...
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Amy's Reflections

“Freedom begins the moment you realize someone else has been writing your story and it's time you took the pen from his hand and started writing it yourself.” ― Bill Moyers One of our house rules is if you commit to doing something than you have to see it through....
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Notes from Steve

I did a talk last night, and it was inside and there were lots of flies buzzing around me. I had a mini anxiety attack and ran out of there. (It wasn’t noticeable and I finished my talk … but it still freaked me out a bit.) I’m not sure...
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