Welcome to You Are Just A Number...But You Don’t Have To Be.

This blog site was created for sharing life experiences. The articles are actual stories about those experiences that others have had. 

We feel that “Experience is the Best Teacher.” Our intention for this blog web site is to be a platform for people who want to share their life experiences to help others and as well as themselves.

Welcome to You Are Just A Number...But You Don’t Have To Be.

This blog site was created for sharing life experiences. The articles are actual stories about those experiences that others have had. 

We feel that “Experience is the Best Teacher.” Our intention for this blog web site is to be a platform for people who want to share their life experiences to help others and as well as themselves.

Following Your Dream

Following Your Dream

Andy Towle started his photography career in the Air Force, where he realized he really liked it. Regardless of all the hurdles he encountered in life, he never lost sight of his dream.  He stayed in some form of photography for his entire life. Even now, in retirement, he’s following his dream. He is constantly […]

Experience & Perception

Leadership

Experience and perception play an important role in overall life. Many of the decisions a person makes in life are based on both their experiences and their perceptions. As a leader, there’s more than just knowing how these affect your decisions and leadership style.  An effective leader needs to learn how to understand the perceptions […]

Communications Is The Foundation of Leadership

Communications Teamwork

When Jamie first went into a leadership role, he thought he needed to have all the answers for his team. However, as time went on, he realized the key to effective leadership is communications. And the communications has to be both ways. Not only does he need to explain to the team the goals and […]

Diary Carrie ~ Advocate for Humans of Agriculture

Dairy Carrie

Dairy Carrie is a leader in both the agriculture community and women in leadership. Being a dairy farmer is only the tip of the iceberg. She’s an advocate for the agriculture community, which is very evident with the page “Humans of Agriculture” on her website. Additionally, she is a founding board member of the “Dairy […]

The Leadership of Red Cross

American Red Cross

As a Red Cross volunteer, I feel it is important to share what the Red Cross actually does for our community. They are the leaders in the community when a disaster occurs. Plus, they serve a vital role in collecting and distributing blood for the needs of people. In this podcast, Kyle will explain the […]

Microfilm Is Still Alive

Microfilm

Microfilm no longer serves as a viable method for distribution in today’s digital world. However, microfilm still plays a vital role in record retention especially with land records and pharmaceutical companies. John’s family developed a process called eBeam technology that converts digital images to microfilm.  In this episode, John will explain the viability and need […]

Leadership From A Volunteer’s Perspective

Helping Others

Leadership is easier in a volunteer organization because the volunteers already have passion regarding the purpose of the organization. They want to help out! Yet, it still has its challenges. Brenda strongly believes adaptability is important. She compares leadership to sports in that if you want to be good you need to practice. As she […]

Entrepreneur ~ From Farming to Web Master

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Jeremy is the 5th generation in a farming family. However, with the decline of the farming industry in the 1990s and his passion for the digital world, his journey to becoming the Director of Trust Ladder Marketing is both interesting and impressive. As an entrepreneur he never let failure detour him as he believed his […]

Show More Love

Love of helping others

FELICIA’S STORY My desire to help women struggling to find independence after surviving domestic abuse is personal. I have experienced the stress, trauma, and anxiety associated with abuse. These experiences have had an enormous influence on my dedication to helping other women. I have overcome many obstacles to become the successful, confident woman I am today. I […]

Medical Coding Geek – From Student to Teacher

Medical Coding Geek Podcaster

Brian Cui is an entrepreneur in his quest to provide free information. First, it was the many Facebook groups he has started with medical coding information. Then he branched out into podcasting. Now he is researching, purchasing the equipment to provide information in the video world. What truly makes him exceptional unique is that he […]