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Jan 11 2016

How Big Is Alaska Really?


I know that Alaska is a huge track of land. I know that intellectually and from my two previous trips to the state. I know that there are limited road systems and that the ferry is the fastest way to head to different parts of the state. I know that driving around Anchorage is just …

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Dec 18 2015

The Force Is Strong

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Star Wars mania is in full force (get that clear play on words?), and it has even hit the government affairs team at NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association. While I haven’t seen any light sabers in the office yet, I did see a few bleary eyes folks in the elevator after last night’s opening and ran …

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Oct 07 2015

The Staff That Plays Together

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Staff Retreat Day. Just the sound of that phrase has been known to strike fear in the hearts of staff members everywhere. Worrying about spending the day together in a conference room talking about goals or strategies, or strengths or weaknesses, or pondering who is an extrovert and who is an introvert. Not that those …

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Sep 30 2015

A New Low …


Traveling across the country allows you to see insights into all kinds of human behavior; however, D.C. seems to bring out the worst in its travelers. Yesterday, while en route to Cleveland, I witnessed what might be a new low at Reagan National Airport. A traveler decided that he was worthy of having that first place in …

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