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Looking For A Job During The Pandemic

Looking for a job during the pandemic and recession is not impossible. As long as you have patience and are willing to take some extra steps, your application go to the top of the stack.

Never Be Late Again

Are your chronically late for appointments? It can negatively impact the way people perceive you and may not want to do business with you. Here are five simple steps so that you will never be late again.

Lessons From Leaders: Phil Jackson

“In basketball—as in life—true joy comes from being fully present in each and every moment, not just when things are going your way.”

I’m Truly Honored

Tom Langmyer, is one of those most respected and talented managers in the broadcast business. He caught me pleasantly off guard recently with a post on his Facebook page. Langmyer is CEO of Great Lakes Media Corporation and was previously Vice President and General Manager for WGN in Chicago, KMOX in St. Louis, WTMJ andContinue reading “I’m Truly Honored”

Appropriate Relationships With Employees

Leaders learn how to coach their employees. That means getting to know them so they can determine how they can best motivate them. But everyone is different, so it’s important get to know what makes them tick.

Four Tips For Leading During Covid

We had hoped that Covid would be behind us by now. But now that its ramifications continue, leaders should focus on things to keep their employees healthy and productive.

Assessing Your Work From Home Performance

The ‘work at home’ phenomenon is new for many organizations and managers. Assessing the performance of those who work remotely is a work in progress. It won’t be perfect in its early days.

Managing Your Email So It Doesn’t Manage You

“One of the greatest consumers of your time is processing your email. A research report showed that email is the second-most time-consuming activity next to ‘role-specific tasks.”

Performance Reviews During The Pandemic

In the early days of COVID 19, many human resource managers advised that evaluations be postponed. They assumed that business would get back to normal in six months. That didn’t happen. If organizations continue to delay evaluations, it is a sure sign that the exercise is unnecessary.

Evaluating Your Skills As A Communicator

Leaders spend most of their days communicating with different stakeholders. Yet many employees complain that the directions they get from their bosses are often unclear. Moreover, even if the instructions are clear, sometimes expectations are vague.

The Importance of Your Website To Your Donors

A new report indicates that visitors using a desktop browser are 75% more likely to convert to become donors to your nonprofit than those visiting via mobile devices. And you want to keep them on your campaign site longer.

Are You Ready For Another Crisis?

Sooner or later, every company and organization must deal with a crisis of their own making. How you can prepare for that eventuality?

Testing Your Integrity

As a leader, you need to demonstrate your integrity if you expect your employees to behave the same way.

Good Leaders Are Optimists

People feed off the attitudes of the people around them. If you want to be an effective leader, learn to be an optimist. It is good for your own health, but will also help your team have a better attitude about their work.


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