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Notes from Our Leaders - Page 33

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

Ransom Most would think I’m fixin’ to start talking about a kidnapping. No, Ransom is a person. Ransom is a contracted sleep technician in Belmond. The reason I know is because I had a *sleep study (see attached photos) in Belmond last week. Ransom (her grandfathers’ name) is from Georgia...
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Notes from Steve

Wow, what a beautiful spring day. May is the best month of the year. By far. It’s the month of new things (flowers and leaves) and graduations. It’s the month of May baskets and moms. It’s the month of remembrance … seriously, it’s got everything. (except Halloween, which is awesome.)...
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Amy's Reflections

“I don't want my life to be defined by what is etched on a tombstone. I want it to be defined by what is etched in the lives and hearts of those I've touched.” ― Steve Maraboli I recently read a devotional on motive and how your motive for doing...
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Notes from Steve

Last week I was fresh from returning my cat to the ARL (animal rescue league) in Des Moines. I was full of guilt and regret. In my ongoing attempt to extract a lesson from absolutely everything that happens to me, good or bad, the lesson I learned was the cat...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

The art of alchemical experimentation simultaneously reaches its most superfluous redundancy and it’s most illustrious summit with the creation of the homunculus*. “Homunculus*” means “an artificially made dwarf, supposedly made in a flask by an alchemist.” Most connotations describe the dwarf as a miniature version of one’s self. Our son,...
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Notes from Steve

Me stuff: 1. I took my cat back to the animal rescue league on Saturday. We just weren’t a fit. My bloodied and battered limbs thank me … hopefully, the cat will find some other household that can appreciate his energy. I feel like a massive loser, regardless. 2. I...
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Amy's Reflections

“In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.”~ Les Brown Lately it seems that everywhere I turn there is some kind of negativity or drama. Whether it is with the kids at home or the meetings I am in...
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Notes from Steve

The 17th annual run at the lake is taking place this Saturday.* The family is running with me – my one nephew is claiming that this will indeed kill him. I told him we’ll just roll his body into the lake after he perished. He said he always thought burial...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

Disappointments This week I scheduled away from work in anticipation of making some college visits. Tomorrow we will be going with Hunter to the University of Iowa*. He was offered and accepted a full tuition scholarship (and partial room and board) for his academic pursuit of policy debate. He will...
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Notes from Steve

To make puff pastry you have to work really hard. To quote the internet “While insanely delicious, puff pastry is also quite possibly one of the most finicky and labor-intensive things that you can make in the kitchen.” Raising a kid is the same (and a cat for that matter)....
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