Author Archives: jeangleason

About jeangleason

I am the HR manager for a company in Overland Park. I love to travel and really love the ocean! Spending time with my family & friends is very important to me. These posts are my own and do not reflect those of my company.

Saying Goodbye and Forgiveness 

I have really struggled with how I feel on this day for a few years now. See, it would be my oldest stepbrothers’ birthday today. We had an incredibly tumultuous relationship and he wasn’t a very nice person sometimes. Other … Continue reading

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Endings…and Beginnings

After 15 years at the same company, today is my last day.  What a bittersweet day it will be. I have learned so much, but am so excited for some new adventures. Make sure that no matter what situation you … Continue reading

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When was the last time you took a holiday? Have you accumulated a lot of time off at work but are not allowed to take it? Only 14 percent of Americans will take a vacation of two weeks or more … Continue reading

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Aloha 2014….Aloha 2015

Well, here we are in another new year. Everyone is running around making resolutions or maybe just lying around recovering from the ringing in of 2015. I spent my evening in a way never expected; with an amazing, fun, wonderful … Continue reading

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Why do we, as a people, hate change? We are happy to quickly walk, ok RUN, away from change. A lot of articles have been written on change, but here is my $.02. Change is scary, whether it is good … Continue reading

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Where Has The Etiquette Gone?

Maybe it is just me, but it seems like I see a lack of etiquette more and more on a daily basis. I don’t just mean from a business standpoint either…it seems like it happens in our personal lives. I … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to My Son

Dear Alistair, Next week mommy is having surgery. For some reason, I am feeling very nervous. There are some things I want to make sure you know. 1. Know that mommy loves you very much. My life is so much … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Year Makes

One year ago today I got some amazing news…..but let me start from the beginning. At the end of April 2013, I was hospitalized and had an emergency surgery. My intestines had perforated and I was 2 hours from death, … Continue reading

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Yep, been off of here for a while now. For those of you asking where I have been, I fell quite ill and was in the hospital for a while. I have to go back in at the end of … Continue reading

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Interviewing and Transferable Skills

I’m back! Ok, cheesy intro, but if you know me you know I have had an odd start to 2013. It is time to get back to the old me and how better to do that then a post on … Continue reading

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