Kim M. Simpson has 30 years of experience in politics, journalism, communications, and government. She has worked at the White House, the Pentagon, and for Members of Congress, serving as Chief of Staff and District Director. She has extensive experience in political and private sector fundraising, writing and communications, including direct mail, strategic communications, event planning, political strategic planning, and public affairs issue management.
She implemented all facets of communications for the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB) and the Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the U.S. Intelligence Community. A former Political Reporter, she worked for nearly 10 years at television and radio stations in the Midwest. She also has extensive experience in professional photography, specializing in Black and White Fine Arts Silver Gelatin Prints (Selenium-toned) and color film and digital photography.
Since 1999, she has owned a business that she founded - For The Record Photography & Public Affairs, Inc. - which specializes in fundraising, communications and photography for Members of Congress, Non-Profit Organizations, Associations, Corporations, and Government in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Region.
She passionately believes in that old saying: Do what you love, love what you do. Based on that belief she made a leap of faith in creating her own business, and 10 years later, continues to provide quality services for her clients.
A constant pursuit of new creative challenges, a desire to help others, and a love of making New Year Resolutions that dates back to her high school years, led to the creation of I Resolve To® . . . her resolution business in 2005. Her dream is to help others to achieve 'their dreams' with successful, empowering, New Year Resolutions at IResolveTo.Com.
Since launching I Resolve To . . . in 2005 she has used herself as a case-study, testing different techniques and writing about what works and what doesn't work. On a daily basis, she reads scores of blog posts by people who write about their New Year Resolutions, as well as news and studies about resolutions. I Resolve To . . . has been a serious study and a rewarding pursuit.
The I Resolve To . . . premise and strategy is simple, practical, and common sense - perfect for busy people. Start with the I Resolve To . . . Formula For Success: Dream + Specific One-Sentence Resolution + Small Daily Goals = Success, Achievement And Reward. Then commit to the the I Resolve To . . . Affirmation: I Resolve To . . . Achieve My New Year Resolutions, One Resolution, One Day At A Time For One Year.® The I Resolve To . . . System revolves around five very specific steps - the Do's: Dare To Dream, Decide, Define, Develop A Plan, and Do It Daily.
In the I Resolve To . . . System For Success, resolution-makers also pay close attention to five very specific Don'ts: Procrastinate; Give In To Fear Of Success Or Fear Of Failure; Get Overwhelmed Or Discouraged; Grow Bored, Weary Or Burned Out; Give Up!
She advocates for practical New Year Resolutions: "Be A Resolutionista. Make Resolutions. Keep Resolutions. Enjoy The Journey! Do it today . . . take that first small step. Open your mind, dare to dream, and make a decision to 'go for it'! Procrastination is your worst enemy and patience is your best friend. Make a promise to yourself: I Resolve To . . . Achieve My New Year Resolutions, One Resolution, One Day At A Time For One Year.® Make every day New Year's Day. Make every day count with 'daily resolves'. Be A Resolution Revolutionary and make Lifetime Resolutions that are with you for good."
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