Amy Rees Anderson

“Hey you…

…Yes, you. Stop being unhappy with yourself. You are perfect. Stop wishing you looked like someone else or wishing people liked you as much as they like someone else. Stop trying to get attention from those who hurt you. Stop hating your body, your face, your personality, your quirks. Love them. Without those things you

When Someone Believes In You

Tonight I went to a family reunion over at the Draper park where my aunts and uncles and cousins gathered together for a picnic. It was so fun to spend time with extended family. We sat and heard stories of my great grandparents and other ancestors and it was a lot of fun. Then I

“It Could Always Be Worse”

“IT COULD ALWAYS BE WORSE” Okay so you are probably wondering what kind of depressing title that is for today’s tweet, but before you think that let me tell you the backstory of it so you can understand that this phrase has become a powerful reminder in my life that has helped me to put

Summer Love From MediConnect

Today I am going to share with all of you the newest client newsletter that will be sent to our customers at MediConnect.   Enjoy the newsletter and have a great Wednesday!… Summer Love From MediConnect Remember summer break as a kid—-how excited you were to ride your bike around the neighborhood, slurp a snow cone,

The best in the world

As you probably realize, the Olympics opening ceremony is tonight! The thing that I love about the Olympics is that fact that those people participating in the events are the absolute best of the best that have dedicated themselves 100% to exceling in their talent. That is one of the most impressive things in the

“Let it be something good”

“This is the beginning of a new day. You have been given this day to use as you will. You can waste it or use it for good.  What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it. When tomorrow comes, this day will be gone forever; in

Happy Pioneer Day Utahns!

Today is actually an official state holiday here in Utah, even though we don’t get the day off here at MCG :(.   But I do want to wish everyone in Utah a very happy Pioneer Day and for those who don’t know what Pioneer Day is about, I will tell you… July 24th, 1847 is


I mentioned in my tweet last Friday that one of my new goals in my life is to make more time available for mentoring all of you as well as mentoring others. I think my passion for mentoring stems from having had such good mentors in my own life that helped me and taught me

“Don’t Dream Your Life, Live Your Dreams”

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost: that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” – Henry David Thoreau… When my children were young we used to play a game called Sky Castles. We would go outside in our backyard and lay down on

Surprise Customers With Unexpected Awesomeness!

Last week I was the keynote speaker and Emcee for the UVEF Awards for the top 25 companies in Utah that were under 5 years old. The company that won the award shared their mantra with us, which fit perfectly with the MCG theme of being AWESOME!  They shared that they want to “Surprise customers

Mondays are starting to be my favorite day of the week!

You are probably scratching your heads thinking “HUH?” How can anyone think of Monday as their favorite day of the week?  That is just crazy talk! Well, I will tell you why I say that Monday is my new favorite day of the week… Most of the MCG team in Utah knows that my oldest

Top 3 Entrepreneurial Lessons I Have Learned

This Thursday I have been asked to be the keynote speaker at the UVEF awards and to present the 25 fastest growing entrepreneurial Utah companies with their awards. At this conference they have asked me to share the top three lessons I have learned in my entrepreneurial journey. Top three…wow, that is intimidating to have

The Party Is Back People!

First let me say that I had a great weekend and I hope that all of you did as well. The sun was shining and the fires seem to be a little better (at least I hope) and my daughter came home from a week in Idaho she spent at her friend’s cabin. My husband

Why I Started This Daily Blog to my Employees…

I want to start today’s CEO message with an explanation as to what this daily message is and the background on why it came about… As the company grew from a mere 70ish employees when I took over as CEO in 2004, to over 1,000 of us worldwide, I struggled to find a way to


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