Empathize While You Work In today’s competitive atmosphere, many firms are struggling to keep employees. When creating a retention plan, perhaps one of the less obvious things to consider is fostering an environment of empathy. This article is a quick read introduction to the topic, highlighting eight steps to creating empathy in the workplace. “The … Continue reading 8 Critical Steps to Creating Empathy in the Workplace
In April's Program, We had Jeff Simcik, AIA - Principal at VAI Architects, Inc. discuss the common sense approach to designing a "Pathway to Leadership" that was utilized when he helped to develop and implement this program for his firm.
SDA Dallas ALMOST made it out alive! The Western Heist was not an easy level, but thankful we had a solid group to put our heads together!
We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires us to be more productive. https://www.ted.com/talks/shawn_achor_the_happy_secret_to_better_work This week's Talking Tuesday is recommended by: SDA Dallas, Amber Slajer
Hi Everyone! In my office, I'm the head of our marketing department and sometimes I get overwhelmed trying to keep up with all of our social media platforms for our company. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, etc. I came across this article that lists the best Social Media Tools for Marketers. Depending on what your … Continue reading Top 25 Social Media Tools for Marketers
Our First Program of the Year! A Fred Pryor webinar: Effective and Efficient Project Management Skills for Anyone! Had a great turnout - Thank you Ruth Vandruff for hosting!
Are you ever afraid to speak up and do what is best? Luvvie Ajayi, speaks the truth about standing up for yourself and saying what needs to be said. "Your silence serves no one" https://www.ted.com/talks/luvvie_ajayi_get_comfortable_with_being_uncomfortable#t-551 This week's Talking Tuesday is recommended by: SDA Dallas, Mary Jacobs
We all want to use our talents to create something meaningful with our lives. But how to get started? (And ... what if you're shy?) Writer Kare Anderson shares her own story of chronic shyness, and how she opened up her world by helping other people use their own talents and passions. https://www.ted.com/talks/kare_anderson_be_an_opportunity_maker This weeks … Continue reading Be an Opportunity Maker