Radiate "A True Quality Child Care Program" From the Inside of Your Organization to the Outside!
*Discover how to get the positive word of mouth spreading far, fast and furious about you and your child care program. Your staff and parents (current and past) are your walking, talking advertisements for your child care program.
*Attract Dreamy Staff and Dreamy Clients to your child care program.
Workplace Gossip Symptoms There are many signs that workplace gossip is present and preventing you from creating a "dreamy" workplace. In this video, I share with you some of the most common workplace gossip symptom . . . keep reading
Is My Child Care Staff Member Promotable? Julie Bartkus There are many things to look for when thinking about an employee being promotable. Perhaps the employee you're thinking about hiring is going to be someone who you would like to promote. Perhaps a long-term existing employee is someone who would soar in a leadership role. How can you tell? What do you look for? Here are 3 questions to think about: . . . keep reading
Hiring Child Care Staff: Where are they?? This is another one of those questions that keeps surfacing for me. Child care owners and directors ask me to share where they can find their ideal candidates. During coaching sessions I am asked: Where are they? Where can we find them? Where's the best place to look? . . . keep reading
Empower Your Child Care Team To Make Changes Without Nagging or Begging One of the questions that I often get asked is: How do I inspire my early care and education staff members to make changes without nagging or begging? Without having to dangle the proverbial "carrot" in front of them at all times? Child Care Leaders often struggle getting their staff members to do the simplest tasks like changing the garbage bag or replacing toilet paper. . . . keep reading
Workplace Gossip Symptoms There are many signs that workplace gossip is present and preventing you from creating a "dreamy" workplace. In this video, I share with you some of the most common workplace gossip symptoms that I coach child care leaders to overcome so they can create their dream teams. How many symptoms you can relate to? . . . keep reading
Child Care Leaders: Do You NEED to be liked? I just wrapped up an amazing program in Oklahoma City. And yes - the weather was perfect:). I got to spend an amazing day with a group of child care directors and owners - helping them create their dream teams. One topic surfaced during my Q&A session that simply popped out at me as something that keeps many leaders stuck when they try to achieve long-term staff motivation and that is - - their own NEED to be liked. . . . keep reading
Child Care Administration: Long-Term Staff Motivation. Yesterday I read an article that stated that chocolate is a way you can motivate your staff. I thought to myself -- yes, chocolate does create a certain "happiness" in people while they're eating it. But when they stop, generally the sugar crash sets in and - guess what? People can become more irritable especially when situations become stressful. . . . keep reading
March 27th, Positively Professional Staff Training 3: You Make A Difference... You Make A Difference! Sure you've heard these words - but how often do you question if your efforts really do make a difference? In this training segment you'll hear an inspirational message about how early care and educational professionals are transforming the world one child at a time. Platinum members have an all access pass to our monthly staff trainings for child care staff, Directors and Owners! My 2012 training series will help you create a positive and productive child care program! . . . keep reading
February 28th, Positively Professional Staff Training 2: Venting at Work... Venting at work is something that can consume hours of your time and keep the negative energy flowing throughout your program. Join in this live, virtual staff training event and discover (along with your staff) how to turn the habit of negative venting into constructive action. Platinum members have an all access pass to our monthly staff trainings for child care staff, Directors and Owners! My 2012 training series will help you create a positive and productive child care program! . . . keep reading
Positively Professional Staff Training 1: If Only ... I am thrilled to announce that my first virtual event for you and your staff is coming up Tuesday, January 24th from 7:00 - 7:30 PM CST. Platinum members have an all access pass to our monthly staff trainings for child care staff, Directors and Owners! My 2012 training series will help you create a positive and productive child care program! . . . keep reading
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