NationalHarbor

Experiencing a local community as a tourist

Posted on April 19, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Uncategorized.

Recently, Sid, Tabitha and I took a day trip to National Harbor, just the other side of D.C. It was fun watching my family experience this new planned community as first-timers. When we got there, all my husband knew was that they had a big ferris wheel, the Capital Wheel, which they often show in …

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Ever considered hiring a coach?

Posted on April 7, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Uncategorized.

I recently had my final weekly session with a coaching & consulting client. We worked together every week for four months, and now we’ve shifted into monthly meetings. I’ve been reflecting on what we’ve done during our time together so far. We initially got started because there was a professional need for support she couldn’t …

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Struggle With Creating Regular Content?

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Uncategorized.

I always push for clients to write regular blog content and newsletter content. For several clients, we’ll write their content for them on a very regular basis with the help of an Editorial Calendar. It works out so beautifully. We know every week and every month what we need to be writing. We can pace …

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Volunteer experience means professional development opportunities

How volunteering got me a ride in a C-17 military aircraft!

Posted on January 24, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Uncategorized.

Last summer I had the opportunity to ride in a C17 military aircraft. It was absolutely amazing! To fly around the region — a hundred mile loop — and ride in a military aircraft was pretty incredible. I got this opportunity as part of an event hosted by the Employer Support of the Guard and …

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Valued intern experience yields organizational growth

How to Utilize Interns to Grow Your Organization

Posted on January 12, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development, Uncategorized.

Over the course of my business, we’ve had over 30 interns! This has been one of the best investments in my business. While interns usually work for free as long (as they’re getting college credit), they’re a great way to invest in someone’s future and your company’s progress. During their internship, it’s a great opportunity …

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3 Steps to Setting Successful New Year’s Goals

Posted on December 23, 2016 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Uncategorized.

Happy holidays! We recently had our Platinum PR holiday party to celebrate all of our hard work this year. The holidays are a great time to acknowledge your team members and the work they put in all year long. Here we are celebrating! As 2016 comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about …

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