Looking back at 2018…

Posted on December 12, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Event, Maryland Economic Development Association, News.

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s important to take some time to reflect on professional and personal successes from the year. Here are a few of my highlights… 2018 was kind of crazy for me! This year, I decided I wanted to invest in myself and my speaking career, and took two speaker trainings …

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12 Months of Fun with My Daughter (First Stop: Ireland!)

Posted on September 12, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

This year, my daughter Tabitha is going into her senior year of high school. We decided that before she goes off to college, we’d have “12 Months of Fun” together where every month, we do something fun, different, or silly together. Tabitha has a motto: “memories over materials.” The best gifts aren’t things — they’re quality …

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My obsession with kale, canning veggies and making jams

Posted on July 18, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

Summer is in full swing! And at the Sponaugle house, our garden is in full bloom. We’ve got kale, tomatoes, zucchini and more… Just check out the drone video my 17-year-old daughter Tabitha made. 🙂 Tabitha starts the garden by potting seeds in our home, which she nurtures until it’s time to plant them in …

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My tourist adventure in Nashville

Posted on April 10, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Tourism.

Recently, I took a trip to Nashville, TN with my family. My contribution to the planning was booking the hotel. My husband Sid booked our tickets to the Grand Ole Opry. And my mom? Well, she wins the prize… She researched Nashville sights and created a top 10 list of the things we had to …

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Understaffed and overbooked? This can help you.

Posted on April 3, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

Do you want to be as productive as you can be? …but are you struggling with procrastination, distractions, and lack of focus, leaving you feeling… Overwhelmed! Distracted… Disorganized…. Pulled in a million directions. I know this is a daily challenge for Economic Development professionals. You have more on your plate than you can do, you …

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In two months my productivity has transformed

Posted on March 29, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

Do any of the following apply to you? You feel overwhelmed and stressed out most of the day You think “If only there were more hours in the day, then I could finally make some progress!” Emails pile up in your inbox, burying you in a mountain of work You tend to procrastinate on important …

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