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Orlando hurts. What can we do to help when we don’t know what to do?

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news,
my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.'” – Mr. Rogers

If I’m going to vote (and I always, always do), I want to know there are really qualified candidates running.

Encouraging leaders to commit to public office is both a short-term and a long-term strategy, one we’ll continue to work toward as we all strive to make that mighty rent payment.

The Business Launch

Guest blog post from MindSet   I recently met with a client at her office.  As we walked from the reception area, another member of her executive team (a VP, I later found out) approached us and said, “Anne – did you get that email on the report I need in this week?”  Anne paused,… Read More

It Is a Workforce Issue. Speaking Up for LB 947.

We hear it from employers across the state – it’s the workforce. We hear it in committees around the Capitol – it’s the workforce. On Wednesday, state lawmakers will vote whether to override the Governor’s veto of LB 947, a piece of legislation that is, pure and simple, a workforce issue. The measure would allow… Read More

Celebrating a Culture of Engagement – with Abandon!

At the Chamber, we have a tag line – “Accomplish more. Together.” – that pretty much sums up HOW we work and our overall philosophy.

Two Leadership Skills: Coaching & Parenting

Guest blog post from MindSet     When looking to identify potential leaders, two important skill sets are coaching and parenting.  If you have someone within your organization who is a great coach and demonstrates exceptional parenting skills, they are likely to be a successful leader. The coaching skills enable them to quickly analyze the… Read More

Unspeakables

Guest blog post from MindSet In the world of Harry Potter, Unspeakables refer to Ministry of Magic employees who work in the Department of Mysteries.  Little is known about their workplace or the specific jobs done by these wizards or witches as employees of this Department are forbidden from discussing their jobs or disclosing any information about their… Read More