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Hi, I’m Alison Jones! – VALOR Class V

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – JFK Rainy evenings are the best time to write; the words I type tick away on the keyboard like the raindrops pitter-pattering on our metal roof. I fall into a rhythm to where there is little worry about what I should be getting done outside, the… Continue reading Hi, I’m Alison Jones! – VALOR Class V

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“Culture of Yes” – Meet Dr. Amy Johnson, DNP, FNP-C – VALOR Class V

Recently, I was given an award through my employment entitled “The Culture of Yes”.  The interpretation of “Culture of Yes” was a team player, willing to help others, going above and beyond to help those that you served.  Being nominated for this award was a tremendous honor and left me very humbled, considering the caliber… Continue reading “Culture of Yes” – Meet Dr. Amy Johnson, DNP, FNP-C – VALOR Class V

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Tobacco & Strong Leaders

For our November Seminar, we traveled to Southside Virginia.  Southwest Virginia and Southside Virginia are kindred spirts due to their involved in growing the golden leaf.  There are many different types of tobacco grown for many different reasons.  Southwest Virginia has traditionally grown burley tobacco (air cured) and Southside has traditionally grown flu cured tobacco… Continue reading Tobacco & Strong Leaders

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Daring Decisions

What more appropriate time than the New Year to reflect upon past experiences and how it can help one grow and develop.  November's seminar took us to Southside Virginia.  One of our tours took us to Briarview Farms which is owned and operated by Mr. Robert Mills.  Mills tends to rejuvenate and inspire others in… Continue reading Daring Decisions