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4 Tips for Staying Relevant

July 19, 2022

Over the course of the summer my boys have been finding “treasures” in the lake.  An old frisbee, little kid trucks and cars, and recently this beat up old toy…

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What Goes Up Must Come Down

June 26, 2022

Several weeks ago, I watched our puppy, Lulu, chase one of our cats up a staircase. Lulu tussled with the cat at the top of the stairs for a few…

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Nurturing the Seeds of Character, Competence and Confidence Podcast | Terri Jacke

June 14, 2022

Listen in as Terri joins Time to Shine Today to share important takeaways from her experience and book, Is This a Lousy Job or Is It Me?, including the value…

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Are You an Introvert or Extrovert? Does it Matter?

May 31, 2022

As a new leader, I considered myself an extrovert. Those I knew well told me that I was a good communicator (or maybe I just liked to talk a lot),…

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5 Ways to Build Marketable Skills When You’re in a ‘Dead-End’ Job

May 23, 2022

In this Fast Company article, Terri Jacke advises readers to build their own “personal development academies,” where they seek out opportunities to build the skills they need to advance or…

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Coaching Character in the Workplace

May 23, 2022

The ability to coach others to reach for and achieve greater performance levels is a rare gift possessed by outstanding coaches, men and women with familiar names like Vince Lombardi…

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We Are VIP Podcast | Terri Jacke

May 6, 2022

Listen in as Terri Jacke joins VIP’s Casey Hasten in a discussion about character development and effective leadership. Terri shares her book, Is This a Lousy Job or Is It…

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2 Simple Ways to Demonstrate Initiative

April 5, 2022

Eric has been a member of his organization’s leadership team for a few years, and he worries that he is sometimes perceived by his peers as aloof or disengaged. In…

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The Gifts of Ego and Fear

March 7, 2022

You probably know this already, but our egos can get in the way of our success. Our ability to manage our egos can determine how effectively we perform our roles,…

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My Word of the Year for 2022

February 21, 2022

One of my least favorite holidays had always been New Year’s Day. I think it was because the obligatory New Year’s resolutions I created set me up for immediate failure,…

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