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Feeling Appreciated

Feeling Appreciated

Many of you know I coach high school cross country and track. I have worked hard to create a welcoming culture that values every runner no matter their age, gender or ability. One key aspect of that is acknowledging accomplishments in front of everyone. After each...

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Enhancing Your Social Presence

Enhancing Your Social Presence

Perhaps you are like me and want to become more engaged with your target audiences via social channels. But let’s face it, coming up with content that connects can be uber tough.  Here are three easy tips to help you shine on your socials. Make a communications...

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Plan Ahead to Prevent Crisis Missteps

Plan Ahead to Prevent Crisis Missteps

While executives cannot predict a crisis, they can expect one will affect their organizations at some point. Proper planning and training will help organizations respond quickly and appropriately when a crisis threatens, mitigating potential damages and/or taking...

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Resilience

Resilience

As many of you know, I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. Instead, I prefer to find a word to help guide me through the year. Some past words have included gratitude, focus, simplify, believe and faith. My word this year is resilience. Early on in my career, I learned...

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The Struggle is Real: What to do about Zoom fatigue

The Struggle is Real: What to do about Zoom fatigue

I recently heard a report on NPR about a phenomenon known as “Zoom fatigue.” If you haven’t heard of it, you’ve probably experienced it. Why is it that a day spent hopping from one videoconference to the next seems so draining? It turns out, that feeling is...

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Checking In

Checking In

There’s no doubt that the last year has been tough. We all have been through so much from pandemic fallout to political unrest. It’s a lot to take. The feeling of isolation is magnified when we are prevented from socializing as we have previously. And that’s not...

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The Job Search

The Job Search

I have a bone to pick. My younger son is looking for a job. Yeah, I know. It’s unbelievably tough right now. The job market is tight and don’t even get me started on the challenges of COVID. There is no way for him to network the way his older brother did in order to...

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Change is A-Comin’

Change is A-Comin’

This whole pandemic has turned our world upside down. Things that were commonplace before like grabbing a coffee off-site to brainstorm ideas, attending a professional conference or even just congregating in the break room are but a memory. Instead, thanks to Zoom,...

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A Month of Sundays

A Month of Sundays

A few days ago, my business partner and I were brainstorming how we could convert several upcoming events we have into virtual ones without losing the awareness and momentum we’ve built for the causes these events support. As we were talking, I mentioned how it now...

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COVID-19 and Common Sense

COVID-19 and Common Sense

Scroll through Facebook, thumb through the paper or turn on the television and chances are there is at least one story about COVID-19, commonly known as the new coronavirus. Some people behave as if the world is coming to an end (hello, mini-preppers hogging all the...

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