Article: The Value of GREAT Communication in Your Child Care Center

  Communication is the: Easiest component to mess up Most difficult component to do correctly Hardest component to fix Most necessary component in order to succeed. Communication is the foundation, the walls, the ceiling, the refrigerator and the couch of every relationship.   Without great communication …. you’re in trouble!   We all take communication

The Value of GREAT Communication in Your Child Care Center

Communication is the: Easiest component to mess up Most difficult component to do correctly Hardest component to fix Most necessary component in order to succeed. Communication is the foundation, the walls, the ceiling, the refrigerator and the couch of every relationship. Without great communication …. you’re in trouble! We all take communication for granted. We

Article: The Value of GREAT Communication in Your Child Care Center

  Communication is the: Easiest component to mess up Most difficult component to do correctly Hardest component to fix Most necessary component in order to succeed. Communication is the foundation, the walls, the ceiling, the refrigerator and the couch of every relationship.   Without great communication …. you’re in trouble!   We all take communication

How Do You Communicate with Your Child Care Staff?

Are you always wondering “Why doesn’t my staff listen to me?” or “Why didn’t she do it the way I told her to do it?” What would you say if you heard them say, “What does she expect of me?” or “Why does she want us to do it like this when it works better

How Can We Communicate So That We Are All Understanding the Same Thing?

How Can We Communicate So That We Are All Understanding the Same Thing?   Good communication is essential to a well-run child care center.  Parents, staff members and center leaders must share information, learn from one another, and successfully help children to grow and flourish because of their coordinated efforts.  However, communication is difficult and

How Can We Communicate So That We Are All Understanding the Same Thing?

Description:    Good communication is essential to a well-run child care center.  Parents, staff members and center leaders must share information, learn from one another, and successfully help children to grow and flourish because of their coordinated efforts.  However, communication is difficult and can often be misunderstood.  This training will help you to examine how we

The Value of Empowering Staff: Creating a Win-Win Partnership

The Value of Empowering Staff – Webinar Description: There are a million aspects to a well-run child care center.  So, can one person, the owner/director, be expected to know them all and do it all?  Of course not.  A great child care center needs input from all stakeholders – the owner, the staff and the

The Value of Empowering Staff: Creating a Win-Win Partnership

Description:    There are a million aspects to a well-run child care center.  So, can one person, the owner/director, be expected to know them all and do it all?  Of course not.  A great child care center needs input from all stakeholders – the owner, the staff and the parents.  It will be of great value

The Value of Empowering the Staff: Creating a Win-Win Partnership

There are a million aspects to a well-run child care center.  So, can one person, the owner/director, be expected to know them all and do it all?  Of course not.  A great child care center needs input from all stakeholders – the owner, the staff and the parents.  It will be of great value for

How Do We Communicate So That We Are All Understanding the Same Thing?

Webinar Description:    Without clear communication there is chaos.  We’ve all been there.  Thinking we have given clear direction; giving good written materials; not being successful in communicating.  This webinar will discuss how people communicate, where things can go wrong, and how and why to fix these problems immediately. Webinar Learning Objectives: The learner will be

Top 7 Topic Requests

Here are your Top 7 Topic Requests from the September 2018 Survey We ask you to give us guidance on topics to present on our webinars and in our tip sheets, etc.  Well, there is always a big list of suggestions! We’d like to share the Top 7 Requests from this survey, and give you

How Do We Communicate So That We Are All Understanding the Same Thing?

Webinar Price:    $65 Non-Members/$50 Members Webinar Description:    Without clear communication there is chaos.  We’ve all been there.  Thinking we have given clear direction; giving good written materials; not being successful in communicating.  This webinar will discuss how people communicate, where things can go wrong, and how and why to fix these problems immediately. Webinar Learning

Live Webinar: The Value of Empowering the Staff: Creating a Win-Win Partnership

Live webinars are scheduled for about 60 minutes to include time for participant questions.  As part of this package, you will get to have a personalized webinar based on your specific needs. Please complete this form to schedule the first live webinar in this package:  The Value of Empowering the Staff: Creating a Win-Win Partnership Webinar

ACTION PACKAGE – Changing the Disruptive Parent into an Asset to Your Center

You’ll definitely learn how to STOP parents from disrupting the staff, children, other parents and you!  And, also learn the extra tips in showing parents how to contribute to their child’s experience in a way that is actually helpful to you. This is a step-by-step package with lots of individual and personal support along the

ACTION PACKAGE – Soaring in Your Position as an Incredible Leader of Your Center

This package will help you to learn strategies to be an incredible leader of your child care program.   This is a step-by-step package with lots of individual and personal support along the way. WHAT THIS PACKAGE INCLUDES: Soaring in Your Position as an Incredible Leader of Your Center will answer your questions of… What will

ACTION PACKAGE – Developing and Maintaining a Great Staff Team

You’ll definitely learn how to STOP staff from being disruptive to your center. And, you’ll also learn what has stopped you from doing this to date. We’ll share the secrets of your staff being valuable to you and you being an Incredible Leader to them! This is a step-by-step package with lots of individual and

The Value of Empowering Staff: Creating a Win-Win Partnership

Webinar Price:    $35 Non-Members/$15 Members Empowering Staff Webinar Description:    There are a million aspects to a well-run child care center.  So, can one person, the owner/director, be expected to know them all and do it all?  Of course not.  A great child care center needs input from all stakeholders – the owner, the staff and

The Value of Empowering the Staff: Creating a Win-Win Partnership

Webinar Price:    $55 Non-Members/$35 Members Webinar Description:    There are a million aspects to a well-run child care center.  So, can one person, the owner/director, be expected to know them all and do it all?  Of course not.  A great child care center needs input from all stakeholders – the owner, the staff and the parents. 

Success Strategies: Competitive Strategies Today

Competitive Strategies Today The Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, based at the Harvard Business School, defines competitive strategy as “how a company competes in a particular business (note: overall strategy for diversified firms is referred to as corporate strategy). Competitive strategy is concerned with how a company can gain a competitive advantage through a distinctive

Success Strategies: Business Growth Strategies

Some say the economy is turning around and business should be improving. We asked several business owners what they would suggest as a growth strategy over the next few months to make an organization more visible, more appealing to current and potential customers. Here are their thoughts on business growth strategies: “Good economy or bad,

Employee Evaluations – Step by Step Success (Part 4 of 4)

Employee Evaluations – Step by Step Success for Child Care Directors (Part 4 of 4) Employee evaluation should be a valuable exercise for both employer and employee. Five key elements to successful employee evaluation include: Set the Expectation Evaluate Regularly Use Appropriate Communication Provide Training Exhibit a Positive Attitude This section (Part 4) will examine the final two

Employee Evaluations – Step by Step Success (Part 3 of 4)

Employee Evaluations – Step by Step Success for Child Care Directors (Part 3 of 4) Employee evaluation should be a valuable exercise for both employer and employee. Five key elements to successful employee evaluation include: Set the Expectation Evaluate Regularly Use Appropriate Communication Provide Training Exhibit a Positive Attitude This section (Part 3) will examine the third, and

Employee Evaluations – Step by Step Success (Part 2 of 4)

Employee Evaluations – Step by Step Success for Child Care Directors (Part 2 of 4) Employee evaluation should be a valuable exercise for both employer and employee. Five key elements to successful employee evaluation include: Set the Expectation Evaluate Regularly Use Appropriate Communication Provide Training Exhibit a Positive Attitude This section (Part 2) will examine the first

Our Staff

Meet our Team: Sue has been an educator her whole life. She began “teaching school” in her basement when she was only 8 years old . She continues to thrive on the joy she sees in people’s eyes when they have that “ah-ha” moment in learning something new. Sue holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum &