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Hey, I have a dream

Hey, I Have A Dream

By Sadie Hess, Founder, and CEO “Hey, I have a dream, and let me know if you want to come along?”  My sister-in-law casually asked me while we watched my niece play the Obo at a Davis football game.  Curious, I asked for more information.  “We are going to go do the Camino De Santiago for…

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What brings you joy

What Brings You Joy

By Sadie Hess What brings you life?  What brings joy?  People ask these questions as if the answer should be on the tip of my lips and something I inherently know and feel.  But I struggle to articulate what lights me up from within because I think of everything besides work.  You aren’t supposed to…

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choose great

Choose Great

By Sadie Hess, Founder, and CEO  Empty Tank The tank is empty.  In more ways than one, or two, even five.  We are tired, we have less to show for our hard work, and if we are honest with ourselves, we are a little more cynical about our world.  We have had more disappointments than…

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25 Year Milestone

Milestones

By Sadie Hess, Founder and CEO 25 Year Milestone As many of you know, I started this company when I was 23 years old, so it seems impossible to believe that Compass has reached the 25-year milestone!  Many years ago, when Joanne and I started Compass, we never could imagine that 2 companies would emerge,…

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Training and Excellence

Training and Excellence

By Sadie Hess, Founder and CEO Something BIg We are in the process of doing something big!  (Something we haven’t done in about 15 years here at Compass.)  We are going to open a new department at Compass!  Not another office, as we have been doing.  This will be a department that supports the whole…

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Courage over Corona

Courage Over Corona

Written by Cassandra Sales “Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.” – Helen Keller The Light Shines the Brightest Courage is strength in the face of adversity. It is the ability to see everything going on in the world right now and not allowing it to affect your joy….

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Finding the hidden treasures

Finding The Hidden Treasures

By Cassandra Sales  Hallmark Movies Christmas season has passed and if you are anything like me, you binge watched just about every Hallmark Christmas movie ever made.  They all have the same plot.  Fancy city girl goes back to her small home town and ends up falling in love with the boy next door.  Those…

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Staring at the sun

Staring into the Sun

By Aaron Zint Road Trip Entertainment It was 1990-something and I was riding along as a bored 7-year-old in the front seat of my family’s minivan on a road trip. This was back when the only entertainment during those long drives was either the car radio or staring out window. Thank Jobs for the creation…

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Appreciation Culture

By Melanie Anderson Appreciation is one of our basic human needs and though it is a simple term, it has a magnitude of depth to it.  Compass has been learning from the Languages of Appreciation model that is based on the 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman.  We want to provide our Compass community with…

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Client Stories: Danny V.

We are excited to start posting some blogs of our client’s stories and their lives. Our clients are some of the most incredible people and it is an honor for us to play a part in their stories! Danny V. has written up this blog to share his journey with us. He has a passion…

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