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Milestone Moments

  There have been multiple celebrations over the past 10 days. First, my parents had their 40th wedding anniversary. Second, I had my 5th wedding anniversary.  Then, we all celebrated Memorial Day. And today marks one year of Straight Talk with Stephanie! In...

Serving Mom, All Year Long

  If you’ve been following along with me for some time now, you already know I think my mom is Pamtastic! I’ve written about her a few times and even helped name her cheesecake company: Pamtastic Cheesecakes. PS: They’re the best bite of cheesecake you’ll ever...

Customer Service Inside and Out

  By Pam Melish For years, I worked as a Purchasing Manager which required interaction with all suppliers. You might say I was in the catbird seat. I always expected the best service from each and every one of them! Twenty plus years later I took a leap of faith...

How To Grow Forward

  I have been saying this for years: Success is subjective. I strongly believe each individual defines success differently. I even go so far as to ask in my coaching client intake forms the following: How will you define our time together as successful? At the...

Leo’s Little Sister

  Yesterday was National Siblings Day. Yes, it’s a real thing! Due to this fact, I asked my older brother, Leo, to join me for this week’s Straight Talk. With 14 years of leadership experience under his belt, it was a no-brainer to ask him to share some of his...

Guest Post – All Eyes on Me

  by Leo Melish All eyes on me. No, I’m not paranoid I’m just in a leadership role. Whether you know it or not when you are a leader there are always eyes on you. Everyone you encounter, manage, and deal with will have an eye on you and be forming what they think...