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Category Archive: Management & Leadership

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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Dec 13 2016

Talking Policy In D.C.

We kicked off our Telecom Executive Policy Summit here in D.C. today with 130 of our members from across the country coming to our nation’s capital to hear the latest post-election results and as we all ponder next steps with a new Congress and Administration. I had the chance to “interview” Commissioner Clyburn on her …

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