Valerie Kvale at the Workforce Development Center is making positive impact.

Starting the Southern Minnesota Social Media Breakfast Club has brought many opportunities to Mark and I. My personal favorite is the relationships we have developed. We have tried to get to know our attendees not only professionally but personally as well. A few of them have allowed me to visit them …

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Leadership styles and parenting: Why you need more than one.

Over the last two to three months I have been studying books written by Ken Blanchard. I have been implementing what he calls Situational Leadership without knowing what it is I was doing. I am excited to put to words what I already do well and to learn on a …

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My purpose sets me free.

I have been on a journey to discover my purpose, mission, gifts and talents. I was so afraid I had wasted my life and the grief at times felt overwhelming. It became critical to me to figure it out sooner then later, because if I had wasted my life I …

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The One Minute Apology

I am on a journey to honestly look at myself in the mirror. A year or two ago I was done looking at myself in the mirror or at least the wounds I had in my heart and soul. It felt like I had dug up enough crap to last …

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Parenting, Leadership and the One Minute Manager.

A few months ago I read Ken Blanchard’s the One Minute Manager. In my search for finding a marketing mentor, I stumbled upon this incredible man’s company. They are teaching the world’s top leaders how to develop relationships around them. Hungry for more I hopped on Minnesota’s SELCO library system. …

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How positive, strong social media, reflects the small town business community you live in.

We live in a small town and many of our clients will come from outside of the community. I-35 and I-90 intersect right outside of town. There are statistically more travelers on I-35 than I-90, but travelers pass by our town everyday. If there is one thing I have learned in life, …

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