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Workplace: Fair Lessons

Many of you know, I “bleed green” – which means that I am from a 4-H family; participated in 4-H as a kid; and have volunteered for 4-H as an adult all over Idaho. A big part of the 4-H year includes learning and an “end-point” of exhibiting projects or showing...

Workplace: Presentation Tips

Presentations can make or break a person’s career; close a sale or ruin a deal; and secure investors or create a lackluster investor response. The presentation tips that follow were shared by award-winning Toastmasters speaker, airplane pilot, and business consultant...

Workplace: First Aid/CPR

When was the last time you took a first aid/CPR class? I took a renewal class this month. Things had changed from the last time (over 10 years ago) that I took a first aid class. The American Red Cross offers public classes for one individual to take, or for a company...

Workplace: Sponsorships

Sponsorships support community endeavors, educational opportunities, and people striving to improve their lives. The Idaho Shakespeare Festival has had the same bank-partner sponsorship of its performances for 23 years. Fun runs for causes receive sponsorships from...

Workplace: Bids

Bids are a requirement in private, public, government and non-profit workplaces. Open bids. Invitation bids. Requests for proposals. Requests for quotes. And there are other names by which a bid process goes. Some bids are as simple as an email response with a...

Workplace: Voice Response

Voice response discussions include a range of topics in the workplace. Voicemail is a form of voice response. Employee questions can be asked and answered via voicemail. I even find myself thinking of an action item when away from work and then leaving myself a...

Workplace: Freedom to Assemble

“Congress shall make no law respecting…the right of the people peaceably to assemble…” – U.S. Constitution, First Amendment This being the week of celebrations for American Independence in the United States, discussion of the “freedom to assemble” seems fitting. In...