Texting Your Off-Duty Employees

image1Texting. What a grand invention! WOW, now we can text our employees anytime to get an answer, without them having to come back into the office.

WRONG! WRONG! WRONG!

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An Honor Earned By Many

State Leadership Award

2017 State Leadership Award presented by the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds

In light of the community within the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds honoring me with the 2017 State Leadership Award, I’m thanking all of the members of the state associations in which I have the role of Executive Director. They gave me the opportunity to serve in this capacity.

You may not know that I didn’t seek these positions. In recent years (and in one case, weeks),
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I Was Approached Again

SD LogoChange is in the air in South Dakota. As for me, it’s an honor to have been asked to be a part of that change!

Yes, I’m now managing yet another association of campground owner. Continue reading

Reflection, Hope, and Resolutions for 2017

2016 lived up to my expectations of being an insanely busy year, yet productive toward analyzing and building solid business foundations for my clients. While the foundations solidify, 2017 is set to be filled with opportunities. With solid foundations and grand opportunities, the future looks bright … with resolutions in place!
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Strength of a Rope

RopeA rope is a strong tool that’s made by twisting together strands of fibers. Strength can be gained in numbers. Essentially, the more strands the stronger the rope.

This twisting together of like strands creates Continue reading

2016 … What An Off-Line Ride! Seriously.

I’ve had a tremendous amount of off-line time this year and it has nothing to do with being on vacation. On the contrary! I’ve devoted more hours to my clients this year than any other year. It rivals my career as an RV park owner. But this is better! Continue reading

Business Image Is Deeper Than Cosmetics

“Image building is the attempt to make impressions that are bigger than we are.” BMoore1This message hits a home run with me every time I do this study by Beth Moore.

When I started consulting, I struggled with the idea of people wanting me to help them improve their image. Pinpointing my struggle was a bit challenging until Moore’s study landed in my lap.   Continue reading