The surprising way “vacation mentality” can make you more productive

Posted on July 23, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

One day during my trip to Alaska last month, we took a kayaking trip outside of Seward, Alaska where icebergs had fallen off glaciers.  It was a rainy, cloudy, and dreary day. Tabitha and I laughed because the dreary weather didn’t stop us from getting out there. Rain or shine, we were going to have …

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How do you get “sparks” of inspiration?

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Communications, Event, Strategic Communication.

Last week for the 4th of July, we went to the local 4th of July celebrations in Shepherdstown with the Shepherdstown Rotary Club. The community came together for a parade down Main Street, followed by a community picnic.  Photo credits: Michele Maiden, Insurance Outfitters  That evening, there were fireworks that we enjoyed from our back …

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My trip to Alaska

Posted on July 2, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

Recently, my family and I went on a two-week trip across Alaska. It was a huge adventure to say the least! We went to five different cities, and saw everything from orca killer whales to moose to caribou. We traveled the Alaska Railroad. We kayaked around icebergs. We were there on the solstice and experienced …

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What if…?

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development, Event, Social Media.

Recently I went to a talk led by my friend Julie Gaver, a keynote and motivational speaker, workshop host, and all-around truly amazing woman! I’ve known Julie for years and really got to know her going through Leadership Maryland together. Julie’s recent talk was called “Wise Women, Wild Hearts.” The event was organized and hosted …

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The importance of recognizing milestones

Posted on June 4, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

A couple of weekends ago, my daughter Tabitha had a huge milestone… she graduated! If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that Tabitha and I had a bet on graduation day: If I cried, I’d pay her $5, and if I didn’t cry, she’d pay me $5. The results? I did NOT cry, so …

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