Workforce Development News – May 2, 2016

By on May 2, 2016
Structuring Better Meetings

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Embracing Agile

“By taking people out of their functional silos and putting them in self-managed and customer-focused multidisciplinary teams, the agile approach is not only accelerating profitable growth but also helping to create a new generation of skilled general managers.”
https://hbr.org/2016/05/embracing-agile

Corporate College Announces Summer 2016 Classes

St. Louis Community College’s Corporate College announces its open enrollment class schedule for Summer 2016. Register for these CPR/AED, OSHA, Computers and Technology, Adobe Creative Cloud, Digital Photography, and Social Media classes at 314-984-7777.
http://workforcesolutions.stlcc.edu/2016/corporate-college-announces-summer-2016-classes/

A Step-by-Step Guide to Structuring Better Meetings

“Different conversations have different requirements.”
https://hbr.org/2016/04/a-step-by-step-guide-to-structuring-better-meetings

25 Ways to Own Any Meeting and Be a Better Leader

“Respect your team’s time and give people the tools to generate ideas effectively.”
http://www.inc.com/john-boitnott/25-ways-to-own-any-meeting-and-be-a-better-leader.html

Keeping Meetings on Track When You’re Not in Charge

“We are all accountable for keeping meetings effective, whether we are calling them or simply participating.”
https://hbr.org/2016/04/keeping-meetings-on-track-when-youre-not-in-charge

6 Ways to Plan Engaging Meetings

“If only your CEO would quit boring everyone in those dreary town halls. Don’t despair. There’s a better way to do it. Learn from show biz, and present one big idea.”
http://www.ragan.com/Main/Articles/51071.aspx

Don’t End a Meeting Without Doing These 3 Things

“Make sure everyone’s on the same page.”
https://hbr.org/2016/04/dont-end-a-meeting-without-doing-these-3-things

8 Ways Successful People Beat Procrastination

“We all procrastinate, but the truly successful have the tools to get past it and get to work.”
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/274431

No legacy is so rich as honesty.” – William Shakespeare

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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