How To Create A "Best Places To Work" Company

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

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Never Say These Words To A Customer

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Wednesday, August 4, 2010 Never Say These Words To A Customer Author Harvey MacKay wrote the following spot-on advice in his recent column in the Kansas City Business Journal.

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6 No-Cost Ways To Create A Best-Place-To-Work Company

Eric Jacobson

He''s the author of the popular book called, The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave , and he''s the owner of the Overland Park, KS-based business called Keeping The People. Employee Retention Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Kansas City I had the pleasure of interviewing Leigh Branham over the past few years.

How Your Customers Can Help You Write Your Strategic Plan

Eric Jacobson

Mike Brown, the founder of the Kansas City, MO company called, The Brainzooming Group , encourages business leaders to solicit feedback from their customers when creating a strategic plan. Kansas City Leadership Brainzooming Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Strategies Strategic Planning Overland Park General Management Skills

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David Perlmutter Talks Blogs, Interactors, and Jon Stewart - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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60) Search « Five Minutes with Fundraising Guru Ted Hart (Video) | Main | Replay: Using Email to Engage Activists, Cultivate Donors » Friday Aug 29 2008 David Perlmutter Talks Blogs, Interactors, and Jon Stewart Friday, August 29, 2008 at 11:10AM | by Clinton OBrien David Perlmutter , author of the new book Blog Wars , is a professor at the University of Kansas School of Journalism & Mass Communications.

Ask Your Customers To Help You Write Your Strategic Plan

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Build These Leadership Skills

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Monday, April 12, 2010 Build These Leadership Skills I had the pleasure of interviewing Overland Park, KS-based author Leigh Branham recently. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

How To Avoid 8 Common Performance Evaluation Pitfalls

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). So, here is a good reminder from author Sharon Armstrong about how to avoid eight performance evaluation pitfalls. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

How To Improve Your Internal Communication Skills

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). As author David Grossman says, "good internal communication gets the message out, but great internal communication helps employees connect the dots between overarching business strategy and their role.

Great Business Quote

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

5 Open-Ended Questions To Ask Your Customers

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Friday, November 12, 2010 5 Open-Ended Questions To Ask Your Customers I really like author Paul R. Timm is the author of, 50 Powerful Ideas You Can Use To Keep Your Customers.

Furthering Your Nonprofit Career: 3 Tips for Development

Bloomerang

Author information Susan Tomlinson Schmidt President at Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Susan Tomlinson Schmidt has dedicated her life to serving others through more than 25 years advancing the missions of social-impact organizations. They live in Leawood, Kansas.

Engage Your Employees.Especially Now

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Monday, April 26, 2010 Engage Your Employees.Especially Now Im a big fan of the books authored by Leigh Branham. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

How To Be An Open Leader

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Wednesday, June 2, 2010 How To Be An Open Leader Charlene Li, the author of the best-seller book, Groundswell , was kind enough to send me an advance copy of her newest book, Open Leadership , which she released for sale on May 24.

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Leadership Tips From Good Boss, Bad Boss

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

How Do You Answer These Leadership Questions?

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Open Leadership author Charlene Li reminds leaders to periodically ask themselves these "open leadership skills assessment" questions: Do I seek out and listen to different points of view?

3 Things Your Mission Statement Must Have

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Author Peter F. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Go Old School.Use A Flip Chart For Gathering Ideas

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Thursday, August 12, 2010 Go Old School.Use A Flip Chart For Gathering Ideas Heres a great idea from communications consultant, speaker and author David Grossman : And, yes its old school.

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How To Be A Better Leader -- 25 Tips

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Use This eBook To Improve Your Communication

Eric Jacobson

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

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The Six Drivers That Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

Never Say These Words To A Customer

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Harvey MacKay wrote the following spot-on advice years ago in a column in the Kansas City Business Journal. He wisely points out that all employees at every level should never use these four words in front of a client/customer for both obvious and perhaps not so obvious reasons: Can't -- As in, "We can't do that." "We We can't meet that deadline." Unless you honestly cannot produce and then be honest and help them find another vendor.

Six Universal Drivers That Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

How To Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

The Six Universal Drivers At "Best Places To Work" Companies

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

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6 Universal Drivers That Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham , along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

Six Universal Drivers That Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham , along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

The Six Universal Drivers To Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

Six Universal Drivers That Maximize Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

Best Places To Work Companies Use These Six Universal Drivers

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

What Leaders Can Learn From "The Power Of Your Past"

Eric Jacobson

The Kansas City chapter of the American Society of Training and Development recently voted John P. He's the author of the book: The Power of Your Past Schuster contends that a leader's past is the biggest, most accessible and most under-utilized resource for making positive change. He is also the author of four other books that concentrate on creating better leaders , better people, and better organizations.

Never Say These Words To A Customer

Eric Jacobson

Author Harvey MacKay wrote the following spot-on advice in his column in the Kansas City Business Journal a few years ago. He wisely points out that all employees at every level should never use these four words in front of a client/customer for both obvious and perhaps not so obvious reasons: Can''t -- As in, "We can''t do that." "We We can''t meet that deadline." Unless you honestly cannot produce and then be honest and help them find another vendor.

Your Customers Don't Want To Hear These Four Words

Eric Jacobson

Author Harvey MacKay wrote the following spot-on advice in his column in the Kansas City Business Journal a few years ago. He wisely points out that all employees at every level should never use these four words in front of a client/customer for both obvious and perhaps not so obvious reasons: Can't -- As in, "We can't do that." "We We can't meet that deadline." Unless you honestly cannot produce and then be honest and help them find another vendor.

Nathan Magnuson On Leadership, Coaching, And His New eBook

Eric Jacobson

You''ll find lots of good advice and insights from this Kansas City area leadership consultant, coach and thought leader. There are so many ways we can help without needing to be the ultimate authority, such as sharing the ideas of others, relating past experiences and observations and just setting a good example regardless of your qualifications. In fact, I like to say that if you can''t lead without authority, you''ll never be able to lead with authority.

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The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Tanzania]([link] in Tanga, Tanzania * [501 Tech Club Austin]([link] in Austin, TX * [Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club]([link] in Kansas City, MO --> Upcoming Events. Kansas City, Missouri: Google for Nonprofits — Technology, Education, and Networking. Image Name: Author / License. (Please visit the site to view this video). NetSquared DC's Roshani Kothari on why she loves NetSquared.

Four Words Your Customers Don't Want To Hear

Eric Jacobson

Author Harvey MacKay wrote the following spot-on advice in his column in the Kansas City Business Journal a few years ago. He wisely points out that all employees at every level should never use these four words in front of a client/customer for both obvious and perhaps not so obvious reasons: Can't -- As in, "We can't do that." "We We can't meet that deadline." Unless you honestly cannot produce and then be honest and help them find another vendor.

NetSquared Events to Cure Your Social Media Ailments

Tech Soup Blog

Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City, Missouri: What Works In Social Media and Email Marketing for Nonprofits. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. NetSquared events come in all shapes and sizes, and we love them all! The exact format isn't important, as long as we are consistently gathering the nonprofit and tech communities together so that they can learn from each other.

Never Say These Words To A Customer

Eric Jacobson

Author Harvey MacKay wrote the following spot-on advice in his column in the Kansas City Business Journal a few years ago. He wisely points out that all employees at every level should never use these four words in front of a client/customer for both obvious and perhaps not so obvious reasons: Can't -- As in, "We can't do that." "We We can't meet that deadline." Unless you honestly cannot produce and then be honest and help them find another vendor.

4 Words You Should Never Say To A Customer

Eric Jacobson

Author Harvey MacKay wrote the following spot-on advice awhile back in his column in the Kansas City Business Journal. He wisely points out that all employees at every level should never use these four words in front of a client/customer for both obvious and perhaps not so obvious reasons: Can't -- As in, "We can't do that." "We We can't meet that deadline." Unless you honestly cannot produce and then be honest and help them find another vendor.

Never Say These 4 Words To A Customer

Eric Jacobson

Author Harvey MacKay wrote the following spot-on advice in a column in the Kansas City Business Journal. He wisely points out that all employees at every level should never use these four words in front of a client/customer for both obvious and perhaps not so obvious reasons: Can't -- As in, "We can't do that." "We We can't meet that deadline." Unless you honestly cannot produce and then be honest and help them find another vendor.

Have Your Customers Help You Write Your Strategic Plan

Eric Jacobson

Mike Brown, the founder of the Kansas City, MO company called, The Brainzooming Group , encourages business leaders to solicit feedback from their customers when creating a strategic plan. Brown once wrote in Smart Companies Thinking Bigger magazine, that you should “ ask a group of current, former and potential customers the following questions :" If you’re a current or former customer, why did you start using us?

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth Kanter

Published Book Three: In 2016, I published “ The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout ,” with co-author Aliza Sherman. I would like to wish all my readers, colleagues, and friends a happy new year! I had a fantastic break, including a family vacation in Hawaii, walking, hiking, quiet, and reflection. How about you?

What Does a NetSquared Event Look Like?

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Tanzania]([link] in Tanga, Tanzania * [501 Tech Club Austin]([link] in Austin, TX * [Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club]([link] in Kansas City, MO --> Upcoming Events. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. If you're a regular reader of this blog, you've probably encountered one of my twice-monthly roundups of nonprofit tech meetups.