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Category Archives: Attitude

No Need to Be Perfect to Make a Difference

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Another important lesson to share is true insight, again by Gina Brueske. She serves as TOPS Board Secretary, Retreat Assignment and Booking Director—and she’s a KOPS! Gina Brueske’s Lesson No Need to Be Perfect to Make a Difference! We moved … Continue reading

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Be Prepared

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We’re still sharing lessons learned, and they apply equally well in the holiday season. Today we hear from TOPS First Vice President, who’s also a KOPS. Karen Tinlin’s Lesson Be Prepared! I’ve always enjoyed flying (considering it an adventure), but … Continue reading

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Accept That Life Is Hard

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Today’s post is another lesson learned from me, Barb. Barb Cady’s Lesson Accept That Life Is Hard If ever there was a book to reflect the feelings of so many at this time, it might be called “The Road Less … Continue reading

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Freedom Is Priceless

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Our next Board member to weigh in with a lesson learned during the pandemic is TOPS Treasurer, Sandra Seidlitz. She is also a KOPS and hails from the province of Alberta. Sandra Seidlitz’s Lesson Freedom Is Priceless My mother said … Continue reading

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What If . . .

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Sharing one important lesson she’s learned during the quarantine period is TOPS Second Vice President and Service Program Administrator Deanna Bies. Deanna Bies Lesson What If . . . In listening to someone answer a question on TV regarding the … Continue reading

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Find the Way

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I’ll jump in here to share one of the many lessons that I’ve learned. It is my privilege to serve as Chairman of such a remarkable Board of Directors during this time. Barb Cady’s Lesson Find the Way Of the … Continue reading

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Overcoming Inertia

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The next contributor to our knowledge base is Gina Brueske, who is also TOPS Board Secretary, Retreat Assignment and Booking Director, and a KOPS. Gina Brueske’s Lesson Overcoming Inertia One of the first things I learned during the pandemic is … Continue reading

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