5 Easy Steps to Successful Projects

Many of us jump right into new projects without doing any type of planning or preparation. That can lead to a lot of wheel spinning and less than desirable results. To ensure your project, whether it’s an article, an event, a new program, an old program, a publication, a marketing plan, social media blast, whatever, is successful, seriously consider following these five steps. 1. Do your homework. Have the materials,…

Getting the Most From An Internship

Summer is prime time for internships. You’re really busy and you think having an intern may be a good idea. To get the biggest bang for your bucks and/or time, here are several important questions you need to answer before you take the plunge and get into the swim! Before an internship Who will supervise the intern and for whom will the intern work? Be certain you have the time…

Employees Need Tune Ups , Too!

Before you take your new car off the lot, you make sure it’s covered by insurance, right? Then you park it carefully (at least for a while), avoiding areas where it could be easily damaged or stolen. You’ve made a significant investment and you want to protect it. Your employees should be considered in the same vein. Hiring employees, especially in today’s market, can take inordinate amounts of time and…

25 Reasons from 25 People Who are Voting Obama:

1. “The Affordable Care Act is saving my daughter’s life.” Stacey, Arizona 2. “Obama is for the vets. He helped us wind down in Iraq, he’s improved mental health policy with VA benefits.” Joel, Minnesota 3. “Obama stuck his neck out for us, the auto industry. He wasn’t going to let it just die, and I’m driving in this morning because of that, because of him.” Brian, Ohio 4. “Osama…