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Instead Of Your Open-Door Leadership Approach, Try This

Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Instead Of Your Open-Door Leadership Approach, Try This
FRESH CONTENTYour open-door policy of "I'm here if you have questions" or "please tell me if you need anything" may not be as effective or inviting for your employees as you think. You likely are sincere in wanting your team to reach out, but a vague "I'm available" may not be as supportive for floundering employees as you...

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This Soft Skill Might Be Worth More Than A Degree

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

This Soft Skill Might Be Worth More Than A DegreeFRESH CONTENT
College degrees used to be almost mandatory to advance in your career. Now, though, employers may be looking for job candidates with valuable "soft skills," even if they don't have a college degree, especially in the retail, publishing, tech, and yes, even banking industries. Certain "learning mindset" characteristics, like...

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Tip: What’s the biggest work change since the industrial revolution?

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2023
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Tip: What’s the biggest work change since the industrial revolution?Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice at London Business School says hybrid-work is "the biggest change in our lives since the industrial revolution”. This is up for debate (the age of science? the rise of digital technology?), but as a change in the way we work, it is huge--from farm to factory to office to...

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Command-And-Control Gives Way To Servant Leadership

Posted on Monday, May 8, 2023
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Command-And-Control Gives Way To Servant Leadership

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The Great Resignation has shined a very bright light onto the leadership practices in companies across the country. Leaders discovered that employee satisfaction hinges not on perks but on feeling heard and valued as a person. The pandemic, new work-from-home requirements, and two years of constant stress and...

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Tip: Celebrating others' success is good for you too

Posted on Wednesday, May 3, 2023
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Tip: Celebrating others' success is good for you tooIt only takes a few minutes to build better relationships in work or life when you practice freudenfreude -- that's being joyful for someone else’s success. Most people are more likely aware of the term schadenfreude, which is defined as the secret pleasure people get when witnessing someone’s misfortune, troubles, or failings. These...

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Monthly Piece Published in the Reading Eagle - April 2023

Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2023
By: Eileen Dautrich
Categories: General

Monthly Piece Published in the Reading Eagle - April 2023Over the last several weeks the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the impact that they could make for area students. In November of 2022, the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Inc. received a very generous donation from Martin Stone Quarries, Inc. The Martin donation of $25,000 was earmarked for support in the...

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Savvy Leaders Use Great Resignation To Their Advantage

Posted on Monday, May 1, 2023
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Savvy Leaders Use Great Resignation To Their Advantage
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The Great Resignation, when millions of Americans left their jobs in 2021, continues well into 2022. For great leaders, the flux of the Great Resignation is giving way to a new paradigm of employer-employee relations. Is the Great Re-Engagement the new normal in the workplace?

Understanding Who is...

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Mathematics for Decision-making: The 37% Rule

Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2023
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Mathematics for Decision-making: The 37% RuleFRESH CONTENTHave you ever been stuck between multiple options and simply unable to make a decision? Of course, you have — you're a human being. While the human brain is the most complex computing system known to man, people are still prone to finding big life decisions difficult. Nobody likes being paralyzed by a decision, yet it happens to all of us....

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How to Become an Inclusive Leader

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2023
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

How to Become an Inclusive LeaderFRESH CONTENT
The events precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, now known as the "Great Resignation" have shone a new light on the role of leadership in business. It is now clear that millions of people across the nation are not happy with how their employers and managers treat them, and they are voting with their feet. We at the Chamber know that this...

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Tip: How to make the best part of your work-life better?

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023
By: Hailey Heimbach
Categories: General

Tip: How to make the best part of your work-life better? One of the longest running and most famous studies is Harvard’s 85-year research project on health. Researchers gathered health records from 724 people from all over the world, asking detailed questions about their lives at two-year intervals. When subjects reached retirement researchers found their biggest challenge “was...

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