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Libraries are far from irrelevant.

Much like the phonebook, libraries have expanded their offerings beyond the traditional printed materials to the vast information that can be found in this digital world to stay relevant and meet the demands of their patrons.  We are lucky to have one of the best library systems around right here in the metro area. The

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Personal Social Media & Professional Social Presence

I recently presented at 1 Mil Cups about Epiphany, encouraging and empowering fellow entrepreneurs on their journey. 1 Million Cups events are organized by more than 800 volunteers in 40+ states, one U.S. territory and six time zones, including Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I have had the pleasure of presenting at both locations. I

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Event Catastrophe or Opportunity?

It’s that dreaded moment. You have spent months and months planning the perfect event for your organization. You selected the meal, lined up the entertainment and planned every part of the event down to the minute. And then, without warning, the unthinkable happens… Severe weather strikes your outdoor event. The entertainment act doesn’t show up.

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Leave them inspired!

With the start of our new business, more than ever, I value my me time at the spa. This particular day, I wanted to unplug, I even packed my Present over Perfect journal and multi colored gel pens that my bestie had given me. Usually, while I process, my stylist can squeeze another client haircut

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Is phonebook marketing still a necessity…

When is the last time you actually looked in the phonebook? Like, actually looked inside and hunted for a phone number? Can you even remember? A couple of weeks ago, I came home from running errands and saw this year’s new phonebook sitting on my front step. The poor, sad thing was a mere shadow

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Brand Identity – Crisis or Cool Beans

I recently attended an entrepreneurial networking event hosted by MEDCO designed to help like-minded business leaders connect and grow. They invite successful business owners to share their story. The idea is to share what has worked and lessons learned to help startups and business owners feel less like they are alone and help the entrepreneurial

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Anna Patty selected for Marion Leadership in Action

Marion, Iowa – Anna Patty, co-owner of Epiphany, was selected to the Marion Leadership in Action (MLIA) class of 2018-19. Anna is one of fifteen community and business members who want to strengthen their leadership skills and put them to use in the community of Marion. “Anna is a servant leader who isn’t afraid to

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Nelson Appointed Co-Chair of Evening Rotary Club

Marion, Iowa – The Marion-East Cedar Rapids club recently appointed Christa Nelson, Co-Owner of Epiphany as the Co-Chair of the Evening Rotary Club. Christa will serve as Co-Chair with Michelle Bell, Principal LEAN Consultant in Simulation and Training Solutions, the Government Systems Division of Rockwell Collins. Michelle will serve as District Governor in 2019-2020 for

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Tessa Laudermilch Joins Epiphany

Marion, Iowa – Epiphany, a Corridor marketing firm, announced today they are growing their team with the addition of Tessa Laudermilch as a marketing and social media coordinator. “Tessa is a bright and talented young professional who is eager to learn and is quite passionate about helping others succeed,” says Co-Owner Christa Nelson. “She just

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Anna Patty Selected as 2018 Forty Under 40 Award Honoree

Marion, Iowa – Anna Patty, co-owner of Epiphany, has been selected as a 2018 Forty Under 40 Award Honoree by the Corridor Business Journal (CBJ). John Lohman, CEO & Publisher of the CBJ thanked her and other recipients for all they do to make the Corridor a special place to live and work.   Anna

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