How I created my best team ever during the pandemic

Posted on June 3, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development.

There are inherent challenges that come with communicating in the workplace, such as generational differences and different learning styles.  On top of that, over the past few months, many of us have had to adjust to working separately in our own homes. (Remember the good ole’ days when you could ask a coworker a quick …

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[Guest Blog] Happy Hour at Home

Posted on May 29, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

It’s no surprise that I’m all about cultivating relationships, especially with my team. And that hasn’t stopped because of a pandemic! Caitlin Propheter, our marketing intern, shares her thoughts on our first virtual team happy hour.  “Cheers!” Sandy said as we each took a sip of our local drink of choice. I can’t say I pictured myself …

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[Guest Blog] What It’s Like to Graduate in 2020

Posted on May 20, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Guest Blog, News.

Ever wondered what it’s like to graduate college in the middle of the pandemic? Today, our Marketing Intern Caitlin Propheter, 2020 Graduate of Virginia Tech, is sharing her personal perspective on graduating in the midst of COVID, as well as tips for graduates seeking their first post-college job or internship at this time. ***** Finishing …

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Navigating work and life changes due to the Coronavirus

Posted on March 17, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, News.

In addition to the health concerns of the coronavirus, one of the biggest challenges is how it is disrupting work and family life. Businesses are having employees begin working from home. Schools and universities sent kids home to take their classes virtually. As parents, not only do we have to navigate potential changes to our …

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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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