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Alignment

Dec 20, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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December 20, 2012 Alignment by Sheryl Eberly There’s a thriller movie coming out within days – Zero Dark Thirty. It’s the story of Osama Bin Laden’s capture, and takes the viewer into the culture of the CIA, depicting events in the months and years leading up to the ultimate event. We meet personalities inside that clandestine organization. […]

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Be Still…

Dec 05, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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December 5, 2012 Be Still… by Joanne Ladley Be still and know that I am God has always been one of my favorite Bible verses.  And in this ridiculously hectic season of shopping, decorating, family gatherings, music concerts and busy times at my retail place of business, it has become my mantra.  Normally I thrive […]

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Thank You

November 20, 2012 Thank You by Daryl Leisey With a background in human resources, I have been asked on numerous occasions about the types of recognition and reward programs I recommend to help boost morale and encourage greater productivity. Invariably, I ask how often they routinely say “thank you” to the individuals they want to […]

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Grouchy Old Men

Nov 05, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments

November 5, 2012 Grouchy Old Men by Roger North Just recently, I noticed that I have been willing to admit that I am getting older. Yes, I know it’s a biological fact. But for a long time, I just wasn’t willing to admit it! Naturally, I’ve begun to think about what getting older might mean […]

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Leaving a Legacy

Oct 19, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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October 19, 2012 Leaving a Legacy by Gerald Meck “Our days are numbered. One of the primary goals in our lives should be to prepare for our last day. The legacy we leave is not just in our possessions, but in the quality of our lives. What preparation should we be making now? The greatest […]

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Gratitude

October 5, 2012 Gratitude by Craig Schloneger Over the past two years, my wife Ann and I had been planning a trip to take our three children to visit Swaziland, Africa.  Swaziland holds a special place for us as we had lived there for three years while doing voluntary service with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC).  […]

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Team Victories are More Fun

Sep 20, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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September 20, 2012 Team Victories are More Fun by Jerry Murray My friend Dave is probably the best project manager that I’ve ever had the privilege to work with.  He’s not just operationally strong, he’s also fearless and direct in his approach to communications.  He’s willing to address almost anything and he receives direct feedback […]

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Living a Life of Purpose

September 5, 2012 Living a Life of Purpose by Dennis Clemmer I thought I had chosen my theme for this blog until I picked up the Perspective section of the August 26 Sunday News. First, I read Joe Lapp’s article, “Living the Lessons of a Life Still Cherished.” The story is about Glen Lapp, Joe’s cousin, who […]

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When It’s All Uphill

August 20, 2012 When It’s All Uphill by Sheryl Eberly I pulled a muscle recently and am dealing with nagging pain as I wait for the specialists to figure out what the solution is. Pain brings limits, and I’ve begun to get annoyed with the limits. I’ve also had to reflect on how unattractive and […]

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Replenish, Refresh and Celebrate

Aug 06, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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August 6, 2012 Replenish, Refresh and Celebrate by Joanne Ladley I’ve spent the last week in one of my favorite places – Big Timber, Montana.  Montana, and Big Timber specifically, is where I go to replenish my energy storage tanks.  It’s so important to replenish and to refresh.  And by that I mean take a deep […]

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