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In this blog, we’ll explore what it takes to move from surviving to thriving, including examples from both our own experiences and those of others. Make sure to share your thoughts in the comments section!

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Experience vs. Understanding - What's Most Important?

Wednesday, March, 22, 2017 at 10:46 AM by Amanda Sollman

A little over a month ago, I saw the following Facebook status from one of my farmer friends:

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Does Your Organization Have a Clear 'Why'?

Thursday, March, 16, 2017 at 09:10 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: Work culture

Several years ago, Mark introduced me to a TEDx talk that continues to stick with me to this day as one of the best I've heard. The presentation was delivered by a man named Simon Sinek and was titled, "How great leaders inspire action." You can...

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"But There's Only 24 Hours in a Day..." - Tips for Finding More Time

Wednesday, March, 01, 2017 at 06:00 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: personal development, time management

If you're anything like me, you've thought on more than one occasion, "Man, if I could have just a few more minutes/hours in the day..."

But, alas, we're all stuck with the same 24 hours - no more, no less.

And in that time, we're asked to cram...

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Thriving Starts With a Choice

Thursday, February, 23, 2017 at 08:38 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: capacity, personal development

Last week, I had the chance to catch up with my dad, who is a high school agriscience teacher. I love getting to talk to him. He's a great critical thinker and makes you examine your opinions in new and different ways. A conversation with my dad...

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How to Break the Cycle of Negativity

Wednesday, February, 15, 2017 at 07:28 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: coaching, personal development, change

Facebook was kind enough to remind me this morning that, two years ago, I packed up my dog and my life and left my beautiful house in Minnesota to move back to Michigan, where my then-fiance (now husband) had already started his new job. As I...

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