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Pick Up The Broom

When I was young, my Dad told my sister’s and I a story about how he had been looking to hire some new guys to help out on a construction job, and the trick he used to make sure he … Continue reading

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Celebrating Accomplishments

How do you help your board or staff celebrate accomplishments? If you find you’re not celebrating much, it’s possible that it’s not because you’re not accomplishing anything but instead that you’re not measuring anything. You might just need to back … Continue reading

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Holding To Traditions

I love traditions. In my family culture, in the organizations I work in as well. Traditions bring people together by helping us tap into memories of past times where we did the activity and these collections of shared memories bond … Continue reading

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Give The People What They Want

It’s the thing people think but never say out loud: “What’s in it for me?” As a leader with employees, board members, or other people working under your leadership you need to be thinking it too. Ask yourself why each … Continue reading

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Get Outside Your Bubble

What is the “bubble” you work in? Everyone has one. Early Childhood. Medicine. Elementary Schools. Coaching. Business. Adoption. Camping. Publishing. There are thousands of “bubbles” we work in every day. The up side to this is that we begin to … Continue reading

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Lonely Leaders

You can’t be a leader if you don’t have a team. It starts with the team, not you. To be a great leader, take the time to find out your team’s strengths, passions and goals. Then use this information to … Continue reading

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Are You A Good Matchmaker?

Building a board for an organization that gets things done is the hope of any President or Executive Director. We find people that are passionate about the work of the organization, willing to give of themselves and their time, get … Continue reading

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Time Management

Like most leaders, I wear many “hats” on my head. I’m often asked how I find time for it all. It’s certainly not because I have more time than others – we all have 24 hours each day and 7 … Continue reading

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KIDBIZ Newsletter Archives

Download our archives of past KIDBIZ newsletters in PDF format KIDBIZ Newsletter – Feb 2013 KIDBIZ Newsletter – Nov 2012 KIDBIZ Newsletter – Oct 2012 KIDBIZ Newsletter – Aug 2012 KIDBIZ Newsletter – June 2012 KIDBIZ Newsletter – May 2012 … Continue reading

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