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Category Archive: Management & Leadership

Jul 23 2017

In a Security State of Mind

I’ve been thinking a lot about security lately.  Maybe it’s just the state of the world, maybe it’s with our terrific regional meeting sessions on cybersecurity, maybe it’s because of my trying to get up to speed for my role on CSRIC and combine all of that with my youngest daughter, Kelsey, and her Johns …

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Jun 01 2017

New NTCA Leadership Selected for 2018

Democracy is alive and well in the trade association world and NTCA’s membership just exercised their “right to vote” with elections for three open seats on the NTCA board of directors. This fall will see the departure of long time board member, former NTCA President and NE cooperative director, Jim Dauby.  Jim was part of …

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May 25 2017

Is This Heaven?

Nope…it’s Iowa. However, this is what I saw as I drove the county highways last night between Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Sioux Center, Iowa: Yes, that is correct….black, dark, the white lines on the edge of the highway and few critters that thankfully stayed off the road. Google maps and I had a chat …

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May 19 2017

Rural Broadband Women Hit DC!

What a great group and a terrific advocacy adventure! Fifteen very cool, very accomplished women in the rural broadband industry traveled to Washington DC yesterday to interact with and support female policymakers. From Colorado to South Dakota, from Wisconsin to Kentucky – some of our fabulous RLEC leadership traveled in to help me host a …

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Apr 29 2017

Leadership Lessons From George Washington

Like most people, I find myself getting caught up in the day-to-day and seldom take time for my own training and growth. However, I broke that cycle for a day on Friday. CEO Update, a leading trade association publication, partnered with Leading Authorities, a national speaker’s bureau to host a session for a relatively small …

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Dec 15 2016

Telehealth Focus Yields Great Discussion

Senator Capito from West Virginia may have “been in the dark” in our ballroom today over at the Westin as we—and the Foundation for Rural Service as well as our Smart Rural Community program—hosted a session on telehealth, “Rural Health at a Digital Crossroads: Improving Care With Telehealth” at the conclusion of our TEPS conference. …

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