As a management professor for so long, I believe that good management is always important, in good times or bad. But it’s particularly important in hard times, and these are definitely hard times. Most of these nonprofits are working with stagnant or declining revenues.
The Lady Knights are 7 10 on the season. The Lady Knights are 12th in the nation in service aces led by Aryn Meisinger with 41 and Valerie Most with 35. Most leads the Lady Knights in kills with 162. Intimate, veering into what felt like watching a band practice, the trio’s fuzzy alterna pop floated above a crowd that seemed to be as excited as it was slightly mystified. You couldn’t help but wonder if some folks were secretly waiting for a dance number as they cautiously clapped Christina telling them to step closer toward the stage after initially keeping their distance.Not that there wasn’t dancing. The singer was quick to let the audience know when it would be a good time to spread out across the venue floor.
The dreaded personal seat licences. To pay for a billion dollar stadium that accommodates, say, 60,000, and without any other financial help (for the sake of argument), each seat’s PSL would have to average $16,667. That’s before the PSL owner bought one ticket.
A 20 year municipal bond offering an annual yield of just eight and a half percent would be a better investment. The $70,000 invested into the municipal bond would yield $5,950 every year. That would equal a monthly payment of $495 in tax free funds..
Consider Jan and David’s story that happened in San Diego. They believed they had 100 percent coverage after they met a $2,000 deductible until David fell off a ladder. With pretty serious injuries, he needed medications, outpatient tests and physical therapy.
Call it Orwellian paranoia if you’d like. However, the fact is that this is the day and age of identity theft. These are the years of the “war on terror”, where we’re all acutely aware not only of the threat of the enemy in our midst, but also increasing intrusions of our own government into our private lives.
Turning the Negative into a Positive To become effective in helping negative attention seekers, we must first change our response to them by showing them that they can be accepted as a useful and contribution member of the family or organization. We do this effectively when we show them that they achieve significance through their positive and useful contributions rather than through they useless bids for attention or service. In order to focus on their constructive behavior, we must either ignore their misbehavior or pay attention to it in ways they don expect.