Excuse me, are you listening?

Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press (Pandemic photo 2020)
Dear Readers,

I am not sure about you but I do not think there will ever be a day again in my life that I will not sincerely appreciate a hug or seeing a smile.

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Excuse me, are you Listening?

Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press (Pandemic photo 2020)

Dear Readers,

This edition starts the 20th year that we have been publishing.  A lot of things have changed over the years.  We are pleased that even during the pandemic, we are staying busy and informing you of what is going on in real time on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/tncp.net. We also have an Instagram page at tncp_517. 

 

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photo of Rina Risper

Excuse me, are you Listening? – Letter From a Reader

 

Dear Readers,

 
I am always surprised when we hear from our readers. It is always important for business owners to get feedback.

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Excuse me, are you Listening? How do you feel?

 

Dear Readers,

 
You have all been doing so well during the pandemic.  We are all trying to make sense of what is going on.  Well I am here to tell you that it is not easy.  You can get wrapped up in depression and not really figure it out until someone else tells you.

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Excuse me, Are you Listening? Life insurance is important, Part II

Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press

Dear Readers,

 

 

In the last edition, I wrote about life insurance.  There are so many other reasons to have it so here is Part II.  I just need to put it on your radar that you need to consider getting some for your family and yourself. 

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Excuse me, Are you Listening? Life insurance is important, Part I

 Dear Readers,

 
September was National Life Insurance Month.  The Coronavirus has shown us how death could come so quickly.  I do not know anyone who likes to talk about death but it is very necessary.  Put aside fear and unknowing and just apply for insurance.

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Excuse me, Are you Listening? If you have a skill, offer to help with schooling.

 

Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press

Dear Readers,

 
Most of our readers have been supporting for a long time.  I am so happy to announce that I have two children in college.
 

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Excuse me, Are you Listening? We will be talking about 2020 for a long time!

 Dear Readers,

 
It seems as though 2020 has lasted for two years already.  Is that even possible in late August or early September?  With the amount of sleepless nights and no end to the novel Coronavirus, we still remain more stressed than ever.  Who would have ever thought that the idea of wearing a mask would cause so much controversy? 

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Excuse me, Are you Listening?: Spend time with your tribe

 By Rina Risper

 
Recently, my daughter Anissa and I went on a trip to Lexington, KY.  Bluegrass country with its sprawling lush pastures dotted with horses was breathtaking.  I could not tell the difference between the types of horse but it was so beautiful and serene.
 

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Excuse me. Are you listening? The Unintentional or Intentional Eavesdropper?

Dear Readers, 

 
It used to always feel wonderful when someone would ask me to meet at a coffee shop for a business meeting.   More recently, I am finding that it is better to stay in an office setting depending on the type of conversation that you are going to have.  Watching the steam rise from your cup of black coffee with a double shot of expresso, while waiting for your coffee mate to arrive can sometimes turn you into a chatterbox.

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