Twitter can feel like your in a traffic jam

Twitter felt like a congested interstate when I first hopped on this popular social media platform. I wondered if it was even worth the hassle to figure out and understand. I assure you it has definitely been worth my time! Twitter offers a great place to meet new clients, continue building relationships with our current …

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Getting involved in our community.

We officially committed to living in Albert Lea last year. With this decision made we jumped in with both feet to get involved. Here are six ways we have found to be a blessing to our community. 1. Shine Fest Shinefest is the vision and passion of a group of businessmen who …

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How to say, no

I have to admit, deciding when to say no is something I am still learning. However there are some things I am starting to put into practice to help me figure it out. The last two years I have been working on purging our house. I’m not sure how it …

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What I have learned about leadership

I have learned through out my life to pay attention to those who are successful at what I want to be doing in life. Do I want to be a better listener? Then pay attention to those who do it well. Do I want to learn how to plant a …

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Do Dog Parks, CellFie Tours, and Community Bikes matter?

This last fall Albert Lea hosted a community brainstorming session called the Idea Splash. Anyone in the community could come and help brainstorm assets around our community that make us great. Mark and I truly enjoyed meeting other business owners and community leaders. We discussed everything from physical assets, such …

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