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!

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Another Role in the Outdoor Hospitality Industry

picUPDATE:  IARVC and I chose to terminate the agreement. After six months of attempting to grow the organization (after 2 others had made similar attempts), their fiscal condition warranted this mutually accepted closure. I wish Acting President Wayne Rose and IARVC great success, and am honored to have worked with him.

I’m very pleased to announce that I’ve been brought into yet another Executive Director’s role, this time with the Iowa Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (IARVC). After some internal announcements were made, we distributed a press release to the campground and tourism industries. Articles were then published, including these two:  Woodalls Campground Management and RV Daily Report.

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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

Are You Receiving Messages Targeted To You?

When you receive an email, especially from customers, outside companies, and professional associations, and it doesn’t directly apply to your position in the company but it applies to others, please forward the message!

If your company has a central email address for such messages, ensure that the guardian of that account knows Continue reading