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Training for employees should be focused

Training is an important part of being a successful organization. Whether it is orientation for new employees or annual updates for team members, training can help an organization provide consistent service, build partnerships, and meet goals. When you write your training plan, be sure to know what your team needs, know how you will make…
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Create a Strategic Plan You Will Actually Use

There are a few basic components to creating a successful strategic plan: Your strategic plan should reflect your organization’s mission and goals. What does your organization’s mission statement say? How many goals do you have?  Goals for a school district should include academic achievement, safety, and relationships with your community, and you can add other…
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How to write a great speech that delivers your message

If you have been asked to deliver a speech at a graduation, school convocation, business luncheon, or recognition ceremony, don’t worry. The best way to reduce anxiety is to be prepared. You can write any speech by remembering four points. • Write the speech • Read the speech out loud • Make adjustments • Repeat…
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Get recognized by recognizing others

Most organizations present awards to employees, volunteers, or partner organizations. When I worked in school public relations, spring was award season. Nearly every student organization had an awards banquet, there were teachers of the year awards, administrator of the year awards, awards for volunteers, and awards for school-community partnerships. We had a big fall awards…
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