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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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OOPs… Did I do that?

It was a busy and short holiday week. I had just gotten the “go ahead” to send out our Thanksgiving Thank You to our mailing list. I had searched high and low for the perfect barn in a beautiful fall setting to visually enhance the message of our thanks! I thought I was being a

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Oh no! I didn’t plan for that! What do I do?

I drove into Chicago recently to pick up my son from a week-long camp. On the turnpike, there were several stretches of construction, where the signage was very clear. Slow down! Right lane closed ahead. Get over! 45 MPH! $375 minimum fine in construction zones. Both sides of the turnpike were down to one lane,

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Is your Value-Add a Mystery?

I am often asked to assist clients improve their marketing efforts and “take them to the next level.” It is very common that a successful company has grown their business to a certain point, hit a plateau, and stop experiencing the growth they saw early on. Many times people will have something in mind that

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The Imperfect is Perfect

A few days ago I was chatting with my neighbor about her adorable three pound puppy. Axel is the epitome of cuteness. He is sweet and mellow, great with kids…the list goes on. I was surprised when my neighbor told me that she saved a significant amount of money when purchasing Axel because his tongue

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Own Your Mess

Someone I greatly admire recently said, “We live in a society where we only claim responsibility for the good. We blame others for the bad instead of taking responsibility. Don’t let pride win. Be willing to take responsibility.” Taking responsibility means a lot to customers and clients. It shows that you truly care about customer

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Active Listening – Do you have your listening ears on?

I was a very busy kid and because of this, I often didn’t “hear” my parents’ instructions. My dad was always saying to me “Do you have your listening ears on?” It was a tricky little question that always caused me to pause. I obviously still had ears, but was I using them for what

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