Tag: Rice Report


The Rice Report: Nine Months Pregnant and No Excuses!

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Aug 2018

The Rice Report: Nine Months Pregnant and No Excuses!

Summertime in the South brings out the harmonious sounds of crickets, katydids, and cicadas at night. These insects provide a peaceful audio backdrop when you’re gathered around a bonfire with friends. However, if a wayward cricket gets stuck in your wall, the effect is not remotely relaxing. I know from experience. Crickets, Pregnancy, and Lack of Sleep—Oh My! For the past several weeks, a cricket...

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Rice Report: Details Matter – 3 Steps to Team Mastery

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Jul 2018

Rice Report: Details Matter – 3 Steps to Team Mastery

In 2013, I had two life-changing events happen – I became a mother and I accepted an administrative position with #Strella Social Media. In the years of doing both, I have learned a lot about my abilities and my capacity to juggle multiple priorities. The one thing that’s helped me in both roles is mastering details. Ask any surgeon…lack of attention to details can result...

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Rice Report: What Is a Good Mother, Anyway?

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May 2018

Rice Report: What Is a Good Mother, Anyway?

I would like to take a moment to wish all the mothers of the world a Happy Mother’s Day! I would also like to be honest about some things.  I’m not what most would consider a modern mom.  My parenting style is the way it is because I was raised by very strict southern women. Clearly, times have changed drastically, but I have not deviated...

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The Rice Report: 4 Golden Rules of Customer Service

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Mar 2018

The Rice Report: 4 Golden Rules of Customer Service

This is the first in a series of a new category on the blog – The Rice Report – written by #Strella team member, Stephanie Rice. I have what some would call an infectious personality. In my father’s words, I would talk to a stop sign. Growing up with a teacher as a mother, school was a priority in my house. This meant no extracurricular activities, friends, or even a job that could contribute to a potential drop in grades. As a rebellious middle child, I got my first part-time job at the age of 15. I was a cashier at a local restaurant – and I absolutely loved it! I got to know regulars and perfect my customer service skills.  I’ve always believed in four golden rules of customer service. I’ve followed them from my days at the restaurant to the days on the internet....

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