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Notes from Our Leaders - Page 65

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; Regan Swisher, CCO; and Ashley Recknor, Specialty Services Officer.

 

Notes from Steve

Every time the show Hoarders is on TV I watch it. I think for validation purposes. “If they and their house are that bad, I have nothing to worry about” I tell myself. In reality, I have nothing to worry about anyway – I don’t have hoarding tendencies but sometimes...
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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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Notes from Steve

Today the stock market is tanking. Worse day in a long time. Worst January in history (I made this up but it’s probably true). For a lot of us, thinking about this is kind of like being in the house during a blizzard. In the house I’m warm and cozy...
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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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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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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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Amy's Reflections

Every once in awhile try to do something nice for somebody you don't know, even if it's just leaving an opening in traffic for them to merge into, small things like that give people hope. -Joshua Neik Each year I try to teach the kids the spirit of the season...
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