Posts written by: Italia Woodson

Motivational Leadership by Example

Motivational Leadership by Example

Would you consider yourself a leader, manager, or both? In most cases, managers consider themselves leaders, but do you think your team members would agree with you? Pat Owings, the Co-Founder of Inbound Marketing Agents, advises managers to challenge their current perspective on leadership skills by asking themselves, “If you asked your team to take the hill, would they because…
Everyone Needs a Fan Club

Everyone Needs a Fan Club

This DATIS Blog article, Everyone Needs a Fan Club, was originally written by Julie Johnson, The Devine Group, on April 17, 2014 and was reposted with permission. Opening day for baseball fans is an exciting event and, in some cities, is practically considered a holiday. Communities come together as the “10th man on the field” cheering for their home teams,…
Training and Coaching Is (Not) Expensive

Training and Coaching Is (Not) Expensive

This DATIS Blog article, Training and Coaching Is (Not) Expensive, was originally written by S. Anthony Iannarino, The Sales Blog, on March 24, 2014 and was reposted with permission. Often times, people believe that offering professional training to their employees is too expensive, but at what cost should an organization spend money for a well trained staff?  Organizations believe they…
5 Keys to Manage Your Talent Risk

5 Keys to Manage Your Talent Risk

This DATIS Blog article, 5 Keys to Manage Your Talent Risk, was originally written by Kevin Eikenberry, Lead By Greatness, on July 5, 2011 and was reposted with permission. Talent and innovation are at the top of the minds of global CEO’s according to PWC’s 14th Annual Global CEO Survey. People issues are now at strategic center-stage for corporations around the…
Use Neuroscience to Win the Talent War

Use Neuroscience to Win the Talent War

This DATIS Blog article, Rev Up Your Ho-Human Employees:Use Neuroscience to Win the Talent War, was originally written Christine Comaford, Christine Comaford Associates, and was reposted with permission. A new survey by the American Management Association (AMA) suggests today’s leaders have little confidence that their employees have the skills to excel in a global economy. Wow. AMA’s announcement read: “Executives admit…
Why Leaders Can’t Delegate Onboarding to HR

Why Leaders Can’t Delegate Onboarding to HR

This DATIS Blog article, Why Leaders Can't Delegate Onboarding to HR, was originally written by Kevin Eikenberry, HR Pro, on March 4, 2014 and was reposted with permission. Onboarding. It’s that very corporate sounding work for what used to be called New Employee Orientation. If you work in a large organization, your HR department likely has created a process for…
The 3 Components of Corporate Culture

The 3 Components of Corporate Culture

This DATIS Blog article, The 3 Components of Corporate Culture was originally written by Sharlyn Lauby, HR Pro, on March 4, 2014 and was reposted with permission. Changing corporate culture is a very difficult task. However, it can be done with time and dedicated energy. Today’s reader raises a good question about where to focus their efforts. We want to…
Does PR Benefit Nonprofits?

Does PR Benefit Nonprofits?

Many people raise the question, “Does PR benefit nonprofits?”  In reality, relying on public relations far exceeds just inquiring financial support.  Public relations is relatively about sculpting a positive image that brings opportunities that align with the goals of your organization.  Learning the various ways to shape your communication efforts will encourage members of your organization to positively represent your…
Keys to Becoming an Employer of Choice

Keys to Becoming an Employer of Choice

This DATIS Blog article was written from the presentation, Being an Employer of Choice, by Eileen Durkin, President & CEO, C4 and Cheryl Croll, VP of Human Resources, C4.  Please view the slides or watch the presentation at your convenience. Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4) is a nonprofit organization that leads the community in providing mental health services to low income adults, children,…
Uncertainty In The Workplace

Uncertainty In The Workplace

In the present day job market, it is natural for employees to fear uncertainty in the workplace.  Often times, this fright stems from ones fear of tension with your boss, not receiving a promotion, or not being yourself at work. Overcoming the obstacles that occur in the workplace allows you to reconsider your worrisome thoughts and reevaluate your fearful mindset…