Posts Tagged ‘ School for Professional and Continuing Education ’

Difficult Conversations

May 19th, 2014 | By
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Great advice to review just before these types of conversations. http://hbr.org/web/slideshows/difficult-conversations-nine-common-mistakes/1-slide Tweet



ALPHA SIGMA LAMBDA HONOR SOCIETY RECOGNIZES ADULT STUDENTS

May 14th, 2014 | By
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On Sunday, April 27, 2014, Lewis University’s Lambda Epsilon Delta chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society held its third annual induction ceremony at the St. Charles Borromeo Center to honor the exceptional academic accomplishments of its high-achieving adult students. Alpha Sigma Lambda was originally founded in 1946 by Dr. Rollin E. Posey, Dean of University College of Northwestern University, to recognize and honor superior scholarship of adults who accomplish academic excellence while trying to fulfill their many commitments to family, community, and work.  Today, Alpha Sigma Lambda is the oldest and largest chapter-based honor society for adult students with chapters at over 300 colleges and universities throughout the United States.  Lewis University is proud to present this nationally recognized prestigious honor to recognize the valuable contributions non-traditional students make to the university’s diverse learning community. To be considered for chapter membership, a student must meet the following requirements:  be
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Entrepreneurship

May 7th, 2014 | By
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Entrepreneurship is experiencing “troubling” decline. Older businesses are doing better than younger. Interesting research.   http://www.brookings.edu     Tweet



How companies are putting managers in a bind

May 7th, 2014 | By

New responsibilities but little, if any, training…sounds like a recipe for disaster. http://online.wsj.com/news/articles Tweet



The Positive No

Apr 14th, 2014 | By
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Great strategy for prioritization. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/i-can-relate/201404/do-you-know-when-say-no Tweet



Connecting with Employees

Apr 7th, 2014 | By
Emotions in the workplace

Leaders can fall into the trap of seeing the people who work for them as employees 1st and people second. http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232836 Tweet



Collaboration

Mar 31st, 2014 | By
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      A different take on collaboration… http://timvanderpyl.wordpress.com/2014/03/28/can-leaders-be-too-collaborative/         Tweet



More on Teams

Mar 24th, 2014 | By
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A ‘quick hit’ on working with a team that may be struggling. http://www.inc.com/magazine/201311/doug-mack/how-to-fix-a-struggling-department.html?cid=sf01001 Tweet



Engaging Employees and Customers

Mar 18th, 2014 | By
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Intriguing research that seems to confirm our ‘common sense.’ https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/openforum/infographics/3-simple-ways-to-engage-employees-SCI-1/?extlink=of-syndication-acq-p-106551664     Tweet



Customer Focused Strategy

Mar 11th, 2014 | By
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Interesting insights from Accenture. http://www.accenture.com/us-en/Pages/insight-digital-transformation.aspx?c=ai_aitwtfy13_10000345&n=smc_0513#sf23610853#sf23632887 Tweet