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How better schools can make us a better place to live and visit

May 17, 2022 | Comments Off on How better schools can make us a better place to live and visit

How better schools can make us a better place to live and visit The logic is sound: if our community is better educated, it’s better for everyone, correct? Although it makes sense, the national tide of funding is actually flowing away from education in favor of other things. Programs are being cut, and students are…

How to make your point with our elected officials

May 16, 2022 | Comments Off on How to make your point with our elected officials

How to make your point with our elected officials If you want to get things done on a political level, sometimes voting isn’t enough. You have to make your case directly to the people at or near the top. But what’s the best way to do that? Most people who want to reach out to…

What will become your legacy?

May 12, 2022 | Comments Off on What will become your legacy?

What will become your legacy? Why did you open the doors to your business? Today’s business owners often say it’s because they want to make a difference, fill a need, solve a problem, or support their community. There’s little doubt that business ownership isn’t just about making money; it’s about making a difference. What role…

How to get caught on video being a poor leader

May 11, 2022 | Comments Off on How to get caught on video being a poor leader

How to get caught on video being a poor leader Being a leader comes with a lot of responsibility, and this is especially true for leaders who are elected rather than hired. Politicians are in a unique position of needing to provide leadership to an incredibly large and diverse population, many of whom may not…

How to face your team after a loss

May 10, 2022 | Comments Off on How to face your team after a loss

How to face your team after a loss You’ve led your team on a challenging journey – and you’ve failed. Whether you use the word “failure” or not, whether you’re leading employees or volunteers, often there’s no hiding the situation when you try something big and don’t succeed. So now what do you do? How…

How to Listen with your Eyes

May 9, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Listen with your Eyes

How to Listen with your Eyes One of the best ways to communicate involves keeping your mouth shut. Yes, we’re talking about the importance of listening. Think about the last time you really felt heard. Chances are, the person you were talking to wasn’t scrolling through their phone at the same, but instead gave you…

How to Best Communicate Your Ideas in Meetings for Maximum Impact

May 5, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Best Communicate Your Ideas in Meetings for Maximum Impact

How to Best Communicate Your Ideas in Meetings for Maximum Impact Communication is a vital cornerstone of any business meeting. As the CEO or team manager, you have to use the best skills to keep your employees motivated towards achieving personal and professional goals. To succeed at this job, you’ll have to possess the right…

Before you influence, show up

May 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Before you influence, show up

Before you influence, show up If you expect to have any kind of influence in your company or in your industry as a whole, the first step is to show up. This means getting involved with your work community and going the extra mile in terms of the effort you give your assignments. The more…

The Servant Leader’s Guide to Persuasion

May 3, 2022 | Comments Off on The Servant Leader’s Guide to Persuasion

The Servant Leader’s Guide to Persuasion When many people think of persuasion, images of sleazy, unscrupulous salespeople often come to mind. While it is true that their methods can be quite persuasive, there are other ways to convert others to your way of thinking or doing things without them feeling as though they are getting…

5 Management Keys for Effective Virtual Leadership

May 2, 2022 | Comments Off on 5 Management Keys for Effective Virtual Leadership

5 Management Keys for Effective Virtual Leadership Managers and leaders have been forced to adapt to the rapid changes unraveling at the workplace. As the world recovers from a pandemic economy, many companies have been left to rely on remote workers and flexible positions that combine in-person days with work-from-home schedules. For managers, the challenge…

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