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Prioritizing Key to Work-Life Balance

Jessica Harmison Olson with Club Management Services says you need to prioritize. Focus your efforts on doing things at which you excel. Olson says she thinks women try to to do it all — having a …

“Family has to come first. If your family doesn’t come first, you lose your sense of who you are,” says Andrea Sitzes, Executive Director of Show Me Christian County Economic Development. …

Tom Jennings, who co-owns TommyHawks Axe House with his wife Kacey, says veterans bring a lot of the values instilled in them by military service to civilian jobs. Jennings says employers can benefit …

Do you know what to do in an active shooter situation? Eric Schroeder, acting Corporal with the Springfield Police Department recommends studying the Department of Homeland Security’s …

“A lot of relationship problems, conflict, drama is caused by simple misunderstanding,” says Marlene Chism, author, consultant and expert on stopping workplace drama. Chism has three skills for …

“I think it’s really clear that if a private citizen who’s not wearing any type of uniform or anything — if they’re holding a weapon during an active shooter incident, it’s very volatile …

Brenda Jackson, Director of Business Development for Grooms Office Environments, had owned her own business for fifteen years when she decided to analyze her career. “I either was going to finish …

“Get out of the mindset that time controls you. You can take control of your time," Marlene Chism, author, consultant and expert on stopping workplace drama. Chism has a couple tips to help you …

Understanding the difference between facts, thoughts and feelings can help you put an end to workplace gossip says Marlene Chism, author, consultant and expert on stopping workplace drama. “Knowing …

Thomas H. Douglas, CEO of JMark Business Solutions, says there will be 3.7 million positions nationally and 140,000 in the state of Missouri that employers can’t fill in the next eight years. …

“I feel that any time someone feels their safety is threatened, they should be calling 911,” says Eric Schroeder, acting Corporal with the Springfield Police Department. Schroeder says if …

There are several methods you can use to evaluate the culture of diversity and inclusion in your company says Susan Stith, Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Corporate Giving for Express …

Analyze your employee performance, identify performance gaps then determine which gaps can be improved through training. Sherry Coker, OTC Center for Workforce Development Business Development …

Your language is either a barrier or a bridge, the skill is in knowing the difference. “As a leader, communication skills and language is one of your biggest tools,” says Marlene Chism, author, …

“I’ve found with pregnancy, this being my second one, that the less I move, the worse things are,” says Mollie Estes, Mind and Body Coordinator for CoxHealth Fitness Centers. Estes says there …

Have you noticed changes in a coworker’s behavior? Are they making odd posts on social media? Have they said things that cause concern? Eric Schroeder, acting Corporal with the Springfield Police …

Emily Pitts, Principal, Inclusion & Diversity with Edward Jones, says there are four pillars of success they use to gauge achievement with employees, clients and their community. Practice inclusion …

Anxiety can ruin your personal effectiveness and productivity says Marlene Chism, author, consultant and expert on stopping workplace drama. Don’t feel that you are alone in dealing with anxiety or …

Did you know that remembering an angry experience for five minutes can suppress your immune system for up to six hours? “We have some mindsets about negativity. We think that if we vent, we’ll …

All workplace problems have root causes. When will training be the solution? Sherry Coker, OTC Center for Workforce Development business development director, provides you the framework of a training needs assessment, which will uncover the root causes of a workplace problem and help you determine if training is the solution. A download is available at workforce.otc.edu/bootcamp with a complete outline for an effective training needs assessment. This is sponsored content. Duration: 2:29

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