Next Monday Blog

Stories and snippets on developing leadership skills

Next Monday’s blog is intended to share authentic stories about developing leadership skills and being the best version of you through personal and professional growth.


Posted by: Michelle Pape on Jun 9, 2019

Do you wish you had more confidence? Do you sometimes look at other people and wish you were as confident and self-assured?

One definition of self-confidence is an individual’s trust in his or her own capabilities, another is a belief that he or she can successfully face day to day challenges and demands.

Reflect for a moment on how self-confident you think you are. How confident do you feel around your work? What about your confidence when you are with friends and your family? How confident do you feel about making a presentation at work or talking to a stranger?

Experience Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Posted by: Michelle Pape on Apr 8, 2019

Many of the people that I work with are always on the lookout for all the ways to become a better version of themselves. They of course are participating in coaching but they also read books, listen to podcasts spend time in reflection and are excellent goal setters.

Five Tips to Prevent OverLoad

Posted by: Michelle Pape on Feb 28, 2019

The speed at which business and life operates seems to be overwhelming these days.

We rush out of bed, rush to get ready, rush to the office and then rush all day to get projects done and meet deadlines. Many times though it seems like the faster we work, the more work that piles up, and the harder we try to get caught up the more it sometimes feels like we fall behind. We are stressed. We are anxious. We are tired.

 You need more space.

You need more margin.

You need more peace.

But how?


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EPG COMMUNITY: Jennifer Mrozek

Posted by: Michelle Pape on Feb 25, 2019

JEnnifer MRozek

Executive VP of Business Development and Operations, Marco

Jennifer Mrozek leads the execution of Marco's acquisition strategy and the integration of the companies they acquire. She also oversees business, sales and service operations.

Building Resilience

Posted by: Michelle Pape on Jan 24, 2019

Do you know any rubber-band people? People who, no matter what happens to them, always seem to bounce back. Despite whatever is going on in their life, an illness, a family tragedy, some bad luck, or any other type of misfortune, it never seems to keep them down. Life can stretch them to their breaking point, but – like a rubber band – they always find a way back to their original shape.

Would you like to know their secret?


Posted by: Michelle Pape on Dec 27, 2018

Dr. Sara Cuperus

President/Chiropractor, Chiropractic Performance Center, PA

Dr. Sara owns and operates Chiropractic Performance Center in Sartell, MN.  Her clinic focuses on family wellness, specializing in prenatal and pediatric chiropractic care as well as sports chiropractic care. Beyond her practice though, Sara is  a remarkable wife, mother, daughter, friend and business leader with grit and grace. 


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Posted by: Michelle Pape on Dec 19, 2018

Christmas is a time where we think about everyone else. Our friends, our families, our neighbors, coworkers, even strangers we have never met. We give generously. We want to make others happy. We want to make them feel loved.

All of this is wonderful and really is a lot of what makes the season so special. But have you ever thought about giving yourself a gift this Christmas? I can tell you now that one of the most deserving people in your life that you neglect every holiday season is you.


Posted by: Michelle Pape on Nov 30, 2018

The season of thanksgiving reminds us of all the things we have to be thankful for, why not practice gratitude all year long? It’s proven that this practice can strengthen the immune system, improve mood, and regulate sleep.

With all of these benefits, you’ll be so grateful to add gratitude to your self-care routine. So here’s three tips to help you learn to be grateful.


Posted by: Michelle Pape on Oct 26, 2018

Changing the world might seem like an insurmountable task, but I believe that’s because many people approach changing the world in the wrong way. They focus on trying to create wide-sweeping changes in the political and social structures around them. The problem is, these structures have been sturdy for so long that they are almost impossible to change.

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Finding Your Courage

Posted by: Michelle Pape on Sep 26, 2018

Have you ever thought about the essential ingredient for growth? It’s the one thing you absolutely must have if you want to increase your ability to get better in any area. And yet it’s often the hardest thing for a person seeking growth to find.

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