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.

Rethinking The Role Of CDI

Rethinking

A clear indication that something might be wrong is when the same types of problems keep surfacing, even after you fixed them. Why? Could it be that the individual problems are being rectified but the root cause of the problem still exists? Think about it. What is CDI’s purpose? When I Googled “Purpose of CDI […]

Leadership From The View of A PGA Golf Instructor

Understanding the game of Golf

Shaun Finley is the Director of Golf at the “Oaks” golf course located in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin. He has the ability to coach golf regardless of where your game is. He wants to understand your purpose, driving force, expectations, limitations, and what motivates you in an effort to tailor his lesson to the individual. As an […]

Seeing The Forest Through the Trees

Seeing the forest through the trees

There is an old saying that you can’t see the forest through the trees. This simply means if you are so entrenched in the forest surrounded by trees, you can’t see the overall forest. Makes sense. However, a visionary just might actually see the forest through the tree.  In this podcast, Tim will share his […]

Prevention Is The Key For Improvement

Solution is in Prevention

Prevention is the key to stopping future occurrences of something. COVID 19 is an excellent example. How do we stop the transmission of it? Other than the vaccine, prevention is using masks, social distancing, and no large gathering. The most important thing to understand is that everyone has to do their part for it to […]

KPI’s Are a Wonderful Tool

KPI

Key Performance Indicators (KPI) is a wonderful tool when they are used properly. I have used them throughout my career to monitor vital portions of a process. Additionally, I shared them with the team so everyone knew the situation. Eventually, with the help of these KPI’s, great improvements were achieved. Effective Use of KPIs First, […]

Fostering A Collaborative Culture With Students

Teaching Coaching

In this podcast, Alicia Olsen will explain her journey in the teaching world. She will explain the differences and challenges from elementary to high school. She believes in relationships and demonstrates emotional intelligence to foster a connection with students. She has read many books in her quest to become a better teacher. One of the […]

Understanding Leadership From The Ground Up, How I Did It

Coaching Others

In this podcast, I am being interviewed regarding my credentials as a leadership, teamwork, and process improvement coach. You neither have to be a renowned expert nor a big company to have the knowledge and experience to help others achieve their goals. BIO Jim Zelem is a former VP of Operations who transitioned to be […]

A Passion for Improvement

Passion for Improvement

Glenn Krauss is an avid CDI supporter. His passion for making CDI the best can be heard throughout this podcast. He speaks to what he sees the problems to be, and his ideas for improvement. BIO Glenn Krauss is a well-recognized and respected subject matter expert in the revenue cycle with a specialized emphasis and focuses […]

Women In Leadership

Women in Leadership

Stephanie is a very successful person as the Director of the Verona Senior Center. She has developed an excellent team that not only helps the needs of the seniors but helps the needs of the community. Additionally, she is helping others learn and develop by providing internships for college students. BIO Stephanie Ehle, MS, CPT, […]

Leadership Through the Eyes of a Successful Coach

Coaching Skills

I had the pleasure of interviewing a successful baseball coach, Ryan McGinnis from Kimberly, Wisconsin to understand his leadership philosophy. I found it interesting with the many insights he was willing to share as to what makes a successful coach. His leadership skills extend far beyond his talents on the field. BIO Ryan McGinnis has […]