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By on October 13, 2016 in

By Rick Melmer – Leadership Coach Our Leadership South Dakota group had the pleasure of hearing Chief Justice David Gilbertson speak. He is a humble leader who delivered an interesting session on the inner-workings of the South Dakota Supreme Court. As you can imagine, many in the class, including me, did not have a good understanding of […]

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5 to 8 vs. 8 to 5

By on September 28, 2016 in

By Rick Melmer – Leadership Coach What if I asked you which is more important, 5 to 8 or 8 to 5? You would likely give me a quizzical look and ask for more information. So what if I asked it this way, “What is more eternal, the daily events that occur from 8:00 am to 5:00 […]

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Don’t Listen to What I Say – Watch What I Do

By on September 20, 2016 in

Rick Melmer We’ve all heard the saying, “actions speak louder than words”. Most of us would agree that this statement is certainly true. What we DO says more about our priorities than what we SAY. Our actions represent our values. However, it is common for leaders to say one thing and do another. We may believe that if we say it enough […]

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Pick Up Your Fork

By on September 13, 2016 in

By Rick Melmer – Leadership Coach All of us could use some inspiration from time to time. I recently read the book On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life. The author is John O’ Leary and he tells the story of a fire that burned him from head to toe. At the […]

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