Leadership Styles and Worker Productivity
Creating a productive and secure environment for your employees is paramount to your overall success. In education it’s important to build trust with the staff in order to accomplish the overall goal of educating the students. As an organization you need to focus on hiring and maintaining positive leaders. How you tailor your leadership style toward your staff will have some of the biggest impact on their productivity. To talk about leadership styles more is Dr. Charlie Bindig. In this podcast he explains the importance of servant leadership, and how to tailor your current style to better flow with your staff.
Adapting to Change Management in a Growing Organization
What is change management? It is an approach to shifting individuals or terms from one state to a desired one. In a growing organization it’s important to understand how to be flexible with the demands of your growing industry, and how to adapt when your company is expanding. To find out more about change management, and the challenges that come along with it, we interviewed Dr. Chad Patrizi. After being with APU for more than 11 years he has a great perspective on seeing a company grow from a handful of employees to more than several hundred.
Legislative Issues in Hospitality 2013, Part II
In this second installment Ron Vlasic 2013 Chairman for AH&LA and Regional Vice President for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants discusses legislative issues with Marlene Colucci Executive Vice President of Public Policy with AH&LA. Listen to hear how sequestration and the JOLT act impact hospitality.
Inspiring Brand Engagement on Pinterest
Having a brand presence on Pinterest will create another way for new customers to discover your brand. The visual nature of Pinterest invites the consumer into the very core of your brand by giving them an immediate feeling for your company culture and allows them to decide how you will fit into their lifestyle in a way the other social media networks simply cannot. In this special podcast we talk with Barbara Ellis about how to build a loyal customer following and to grow an influencer network on Pinterest.
Trends for the Transportation and Logistics Industry in 2013
This industry will be seeing a lot of growth and change throughout this year. There will be a strong focus on supply chain resiliency and contingency planning. Some of other predicted expectations for the transportation and logistics industry in 2013 is the expansion in job opportunities. To further explain the path of these trends is Humberto Coronado, an industry expert. In this podcast he discusses not only four predictive key trends for 2013, but also how these items came about from issues that arose in 2012.
What is Authentic Leadership?
In the current business climate professionals are seeking new ways and ideals for conducting themselves. There is a need to be more authentic, but what value does authentic leadership hold within the workplace and what does it mean to lead authentically? We recently sat down with Michelle Maldonado to find out what authentic leadership means to her, what the gaps in leadership are, and where the skills from authentic leadership are being put into practice. Michelle not only identifies the value in these soft skills and the influencing authority that comes through these skills, but also where businesses are using mindfulness and where self-mastery is making its way into school curriculum’s.