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Aug 06

What Motivates You?


 "If you are a manager or leader of others in your life or workplace, find out what motivates them. Find it. Tune into it. 

 

- Jeff Heath

 

The contributor for this month's newsletter is Dr. Jeff Heath

Partner / CFO, High Point Resources LLC

Managing Partner / CEO, Heathland Enterprises, LLC

Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership Board Member



Read the full article in the August newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Jul 11

Leadership and It's Never Too Late!


 "Make it a priority to recognize and encourage your office staff on a daily basis"

 

- Pete Blank

 

The contributor for this month's newsletter is Pete Blank

Board Member Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership

Training Manager, Personnel Board of Jefferson County



Read the full article in the July newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Jun 15

Employee Engagement Starts with Strong Leadership from the Bottom Up!


 "The number one way to build employee engagement is to increase trust in management, specifically in an employee's direct supervisor"

 

- Alan Kemper

 

The contributor for this month's newsletter is Alan Kemper

Board Member, Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership

Associate Professor of Business, Point University



Read the full article in the June newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

May 16

Getting Along with Others in the Workplace Makes for a Stress Free Environment


 "Some of your greatest successes will come from strengthening your weakest personality trait."

 

 

- Jeff Thompson

 

The contributor for this month's newsletter is Jeff Thompson,

Board member of the Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership 

Global HR Manager - Coats and Clark



Read the full article in the May newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Apr 17

Managing Your Energy


 "We must get our focus back - eliminate multi-tasking and other distractions." 

 

- Kay Bennett

 

The contributor for this month's newsletter is Kay Bennett,

Board Member Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership

Vice President Human Resources Baptist Health



Read the full article in the April newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Mar 14

Coaching


 "Successfully coaching your team members is perhaps your most important role as a leader." 

 

- Gary Droghini

 

The contributor for this month's newsletter is Gary Droghini,

 

Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership Board Member

Global Talent & Learning, Coats



Read the full article in the March newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Feb 12

Leadership & Spontaneity


 "Employees are always looking for reasons to dislike

their jobs and their managers.  Why not give them a

reason to like theirs?" 

 

- Pete Blank

 

The contributor for this month's newsletter is Pete Blank,

 

Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership Board Member

Training Manager, Personnel Board of Jefferson County



Read the full article in the February newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Jan 23

The Little Things


 " The little things often have

more meaning than we realize. "

 

 

- Anthony Koch

 

The contributor for this month's newsletter is Anthony Koch,

 

Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership Board Member

Director of Training, W. S. Badcock Corporation



Read the full article in the January newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Dec 16

Training or No Training?


 " At American Cast Iron Pipe Company, we are very fortunate to have the opportunity to improve our leadership skills by attending the Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership."

 

 

- Charles P. Stephens, Jr.

 

The contributor for this month's newsletter is Charles P. Stephens, Jr.,

Chairperson of the Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership 

Manager, Placement & Development, American Cast Iron Pipe Company



Read the full article in the December newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!

Nov 18

One More Thing


 "In this day and age when we are already over-committed and over-extended to the point we rarely dive deep into issues while flying fast on the surface of life, I am being challenged to do one more thing..."

 

 

- Hal Wadsworth

 

The contributor for this month's newsletter is Hal Wadsworth,

Board member of the Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership 

Birmingham Division - Marketing/Alabama Power



Read the full article in the November newsletter. If you would like to receive the Blue Ridge Conference On Leadership's monthly newsletter, please click here!