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Women In Leadership

Women in Leadership

Stephanie is a very successful person as the Director of the Verona Senior Center. She has developed an excellent team that not only helps the needs of the seniors but helps the needs of the community. Additionally, she is helping others learn and develop by providing internships for college students. BIO Stephanie Ehle, MS, CPT, […]

Turning Around Companies with Great Leadership (Podcast)

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Getting people to believe in your mission will transform any company. Terry Whipple turned around many companies from failure to greatness. He shares his experience and knowledge in this podcast. His stories are very interesting. He wasn’t an expert in any of the companies but he knew where to get the answers. He built great […]

Careful, You Might Be Stuck In Your Own Paradigm

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Many people in the business world know and realize to be successful, a culture shift is required. As it’s been said, the only constant is “change”. But are these individuals “open-minded” or captive in a paradigm? Now, they can be passionate about a concept they know will work. But a paradigm can inhibit their ability. […]

Where Are The Men?

This question took shape in my mind while preparing breakfast for my partner one morning. We were discussing the coronavirus (Covid-19). The lack of action by the president of the United States is a glaring example of a man not taking charge of a dire situation. Everyone in the entire world is concerned about this […]

Do Companies Have Leadership Positions?

Have you ever seen an opening at a company for leadership positions? I’ve seen openings for a supervisor, manager, director, etc. but never an opening for a leader. Even in sports, there are openings for a wide range of coaches from a position coach to the head coach. But once again, I’ve never heard of […]

Respecting Others

There are many forms of respect such as respect for your parents, country, teacher, etc. However, for the purpose of this blog post, I am referring to respect in the workplace. Lately, I have heard and seen the lack of respect for others. It even becomes more apparent of people that have others working for […]

Understanding Personalities

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To be an effective leader, I discovered that you need a basic understanding of personalities. I’m not inferring that you need to thoroughly know all the personalities types. But you should recognize the four basic types. As a leader, this will allow you to figure out the strengths and weaknesses of your team. Furthermore, I […]

A Solitary Profession

Professional Images In many aspects photography is a solitary profession. Where does leadership come into the picture? Pun intended. Every image depends upon the push of a shutter. Therefore every event, every situation, every assignment depends on the experience, attitude, and the skill of the individual looking through the viewfinder. That’s where leadership comes from. […]

Newspaper Teamwork

Providing Direction My first experience in a newspaper teamwork setting as a full-time photo-journalist was at the White Mountain Independent in Show Low, Arizona. It didn’t feel like I was joining a team when first starting out. My duties were not well defined, and the publisher was not forthcoming with any useful guidance. Once must […]

Hidden Language

Clues of Hidden Language Back in the day, I needed to shoot weddings. They paid the bills, bought supplies, film, paper, chemicals, batteries, etc. It took a year of shooting weddings before I finally gained control of the process. However, body language, an important tool in a photographer’s camera bag remained a hidden language for […]