The Culpability of Free Speech

The more things change, the more they stay the same.” –   Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr In the past five years, much has changed.  In 2018, Facebook had over 2.23 billion monthly average users (MAU) compared to 2.96 billion in 2022.  Twitter reported growth from 298 million MAU in 2018 to 368 million in 2022.  TikTok catapulted from [...]

2023-04-26T09:08:46-05:00April 26th, 2023|Blog|

March 2023 – Don’t Be a Quitter

Many times growing up, I remember my parents saying, “Don’t be a quitter.  If you start something, you need to finish it.”  Those times helped me learn patience and perseverance and were sometimes painful, but they were valuable lessons in life. Think about sitting on the end of the bench while your friends were out [...]

2023-03-23T16:26:05-05:00March 23rd, 2023|Newsletters|

Quiet Quitting: Separating the Symptom from the Cause

Quiet quitting.  What began as a viral video has become one of the most talked about (and written about) topics this year.  Is it a valid phenomenon, or is it nothing more than catchy clickbait?  To a certain degree, the answer to that question does not matter.  Rather than debating the significance of the symptoms, [...]

2023-03-21T19:38:27-05:00March 13th, 2023|Blog|

Our Words Matter

Our Words Matter Humans speak their first fully-formed words sometime between 9 – 12 months of age.  It’s a big deal, delighting our parents and launching us into the world of interactive communication.  For the rest of our lives, words are the foundation of (almost) everything we do.  Psychologist and author Dr. Jordan Peterson says, [...]

2023-01-30T16:35:02-06:00January 30th, 2023|Blog|

Life Lessons Learned from the Love of Showing Livestock

When November approaches and harvest is wrapping up, my mind always goes back to the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky.  For decades it was the annual World Series of livestock shows for my children and me. My passion for showing livestock started when I was nine years old when I convinced [...]

2022-11-22T08:38:35-06:00November 22nd, 2022|Blog|

Remote Work: Is it the future?

Remote work and labor shortages: they seem to be the hot topics in today’s workplace.  March of 2020 brought about the perfect storm of necessity and the technological ability to test if remote work was viable.  There was no trial run.  Remote work was instantly thrust into action by a virus.  In-person meetings were replaced [...]

2022-10-03T15:58:33-05:00October 3rd, 2022|Blog|
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