Monthly Archives: August 2013

Your Company Is On TV. You Aren’t Going to Blow It, Are You?

It can be a public relations coup for a company to get the local media to come in with their TV cameras. When this wonderful event happens, though, you need to be prepared. Many businesses have no experience with looking good on TV. They usually need to botch things a couple of times before they [...]

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Are You Ready for a TV Appearance?

1. Are you reading from a script, and not including the back-story and heart of your company for your TV appearance? 2. Are you depending on the reporter to supply all the questions? 3. Are you considering using marketing phrases that only you and the employees of the company are familiar with for your TV [...]

By |2016-01-19T15:09:15+00:00August 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You Ready for a TV Appearance?

Do You Take Care Of Yourself, As Well As Coordinating Your Next Steps?

1. Do you see the needs of others outweighing most of your own personal needs? 2. Do you let the traps of modern technology and social media detract you from the truly important? 3. Do you need to be better at scheduling time for yourself? 4. Do outside distractions affect your energy and result in [...]

By |2017-11-07T14:18:36+00:00August 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do You Take Care Of Yourself, As Well As Coordinating Your Next Steps?

How to Facilitate a Mediation

Occasionally, leaders will be asked to facilitate mediation, whether between peers, staff members, or other members of the organization. While there may be a natural tendency to feel complimented by this request, it will not be without some possible, risky challenges. On the other hand, if handled properly, facilitating mediation can strengthen relationships and teamwork [...]

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Are You Following the Correct Steps to Facilitate a Mediation?

1. Are both parties in agreement that they want to be mediated? 2. Are you setting up a preliminary meeting with each party separately in order to prepare them prior to a collective meeting? 3. Are you acting as a guide or facilitator verses a decision maker? 4. Are you able to keep both parties [...]

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f It’s Never Good Enough Now, It Never Will Be

Many people in the working world will run across someone in a managerial or supervisory position who may seem to never be happy with anyone’s job performance. They may even be constant complainers in some cases. Sometimes, though, they’re managers who may just come to the realization that many of their subordinates are not able [...]

By |2017-11-07T14:18:36+00:00August 2nd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on f It’s Never Good Enough Now, It Never Will Be

Are You Giving the Impression That It’s Never Good Enough?

1. Are you constantly pushing goals and expectations on you subordinates without asking for their input? 2. Do you assume that each employee must be pushed to their limits to be motivated? 3. Are you constantly complaining about one job being done poorly after another? 4. Do you seem to focus on what is wrong [...]

By |2016-01-19T15:32:43+00:00August 2nd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You Giving the Impression That It’s Never Good Enough?