How to Get Out of A Slump // CEO in Progress

Getting Out Of A Slump

It’s pretty common to fall into a slump. Things just aren’t working out, no motivation, no direction, we’ve all been there. I feel like I’m finally on the tail end of one now. It was hard for a while to figure out where I wanted to go, but with a few little pushes in the […]

Wanderlust: How I Organize Vacation Ideas & Recommendations // CEO in Progress

Wanderlust: How I Organize Travel Ideas & Recommendations

I was just looking through Pinterest and planning 100 different vacations (typical!) and thought that how I keep all these ideas organized might be a helpful thing to share. I hate it when you get a great recommendation of somewhere to go to, but once you’re at the location you forget what it was. People […]

Shine Like a Star in Your Interview: STAR Question Prep & Examples

Interviewing is tough, there’s so much stress leading up to it and nerves that kick in during it, even if you have the right thing to say, it doesn’t always come out right. That’s why prepping for an interview is crucial. There were a few times when I didn’t prepare for the meeting and wound […]

Kayak Camping the Huron River: Beginners Tips & Packing List // CEO in Progress

Kayak Camping on the Huron: My Beginner’s Tips & Packing List

This 4th of July we wanted to just relax and stay at home. We love going up north and hanging with friends or watching the fireworks at my parent’s cabin, but the dealing with traffic did not seem like a good way to spend our time off. Plus this summer is so packed with long […]

Boston Travel Must Do's // CEO in Progress

Summertime in Boston: My Travel Must-Do’s

I love writing about our adventures after the fact. Every time I do I get to relive all of the fun and remember my favorite spots and things we did. This latest adventure took us to Boston, and it was the first time traveling longer distance with our favorite couple to visit a friend from […]

My Ultimate Summer Reading List // CEO in Progress

My Summer Reading List

This summer I want to spend a lot of time with a book in my hand. My book wishlist on Amazon is getting ridiculously long, and one of my favorite things to do in the summer is sit in the hammock on a sunny day and get lost in a good book. Each year too, […]

6 Things You Must Do in Alpena // CEO in Progress

6 Things You Must Do in Alpena

Since my parents have bought a cabin near Alpena a few years ago, we’ve been going up regularly in the summers. At first (and still), we end up spending most of our time around the house playing golf, tennis, going kayaking, taking long walks, and being in the sun as much as possible. It’s great […]

Boston Packing List // CEO in Progress

Boston Packing List for Summer

We’re headed to Boston so soon! I can’t believe this trip is already here, it’s something that we started planning last fall (apple picking day to be exact) and now that it’s here I can’t wait and I’ve already started packing! Our last big vacation was Jamaica for our honeymoon in the end of October, […]

Distribution Center Training Trip - Recap & Tips // CEO in Progress

Distribution Center Training Trip – Recap and Tips

I recently got a great opportunity to go to our distribution center in Wisconsin with a group of our team members for training. We spent a day and a half touring the facility and learning about the daily challenges that they faced and how we can work better together to achieve the same goals. Plus, […]

4 Reasons to Stop Rushing Success // CEO in Progress

Take Your Time: 4 Reasons to Stop Rushing Yourself to Success

Anyone who with an ounce of ambition has struggled with this at some point. You have an idea, a strategy, and plan, and at some point you just want it be complete. You want that crossing-the-finish-line, hard-work-pays-off, sigh-of-relief feeling, but getting to that point seems like climbing a mountain. Lately I’ve been struggling with this […]