In order to decide what task to take on first, you need to have a list. Once you have a list, there are many ways in which you can prioritize your items.
Just because you work in the communications field, doesn’t mean you are a great communicator. Here are ten tips that help leaders develop a strong communications strategy.
Taking notes became an essential part of my personal and professional life. Unless I’m writing something down, I have a difficult time remembering important developments.
Twitter has announced that its employees may work from home permanently. Is that something you are considering?
“Every idea you have and everything you need to do should be written down.”
What percentage of your workers were born between 1980 and 1995? By 2025, Millennials will represent 75% of the working population. How are you planning to keep them engaged and with your organization? Or, are you resigned to the fact that they will move on if they can find a job that pays more thanContinue reading “Keeping Millennials Happy Working For Your Organization”
“Gratitude can have such a powerful impact on your life because it engages your brain in a virtuous cycle.”
As a “recovering” journalist I’ve always been a note taker. Prior to discovering Evernote, my notes were largely jammed into file folders that were unsearchable and largely unmanageable. In “How To Take Smart Notes”, Sonke Ahrens walks us through a comprehensive organizational system that works on paper as well as digitally.
“If the station is facing cash flow issues, they go from appearing manageable to bad very quickly.”
“Aligning both the organization and the audience around the idea that journalism is essential infrastructure for democracy and that it has to be supported by the small-d democratic public that it serves makes it all feel like it’s all pulling in the same direction.”
“The more successful you are, the more people want a chunk of your business and then another chunk and then another until there is nothing left.”
“I have found that texting is counterproductive to my workplace efficiency.”
The best players on your team may be recruited away or seek bigger opportunities.
“You think its funny, but someone on the receiving end may not.”
“While you had very little time to prepare your staff for remote work, it’s important to start planning how you’ll get your station operating at a “new normal” once restrictions are lifted and people begin working from your offices, studios and newsrooms.”
I’ve long argued that managers should always be building relationships with your largest donors. I would recommend that you begin calling them today.
“As a manager the best thing I can do is to let my staff know they’re appreciated and connected.”
While some struggle with the concept of cash reserves, nonprofit leadership always appreciates forward thinking during a time of crisis.
“Becoming a leader takes time and practice. It takes focus. It starts with a realization of the behaviors you need to embrace.”
“On any given day, the delicacy of addressing the substitution of personnel who require self-isolation due to a variety of factors and the matter of having “next up” personnel to take their place is the largest challenge”
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