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Aug
16

Characteristics of Great Leaders

Recently we’ve looked at the skills needed to be a good manager – the foundation of leadership.  Today we are going to look at what’s involved in making the leap from being a good manager to becoming a great leader. Our goal here is to highlight some of the most important characteristics while recognizing there […]

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Aug
11

Chemical Pounds Per Day Formula – Distribution

Today, we’re going to look at the Chemical Pounds Per Day Formula. Watch the video below and learn how this type of Distribution math problem is solved. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested in our FREE Exam Tips or in signing up for one of our Exam Prep courses. We are here to help you […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | Blog . Distribution
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Aug
09

3 Skills of a Situational Leader

To become an effective situational leader, you need to master three skills: Diagnosis Flexibility Partnering for Performance Diagnosis To be an effective situational leader, you must determine the development level of your direct report.  The key to diagnosing is focusing on two factors – skills and motivation. Skills Skills are the sum of knowledge and […]

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Aug
02

Situational Leadership

Don’t treat all of your employees the same! That may not sound right, but compelling leadership style research comes from Paul Hersey and Kenneth Blanchard indicates that’s exactly what you should do.  Hersey and Blanchard are responsible for providing the management world with a Situational Leadership Model. The Hersey-Blanchard model addresses the key to practical leadership […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | Leadership . Management . Uncategorized
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Aug
02

Chemical Solutions

Today, we’re going to look at the Chemical Sulotions. Watch the video below and learn how this type of Water Treatment math problem is solved. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested in our FREE Exam Tips or in signing up for one of our Exam Prep courses. We are here to help you […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | Water Treatment
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Jul
26

Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Teamwork is essential in most organizations.  And most organizations, find that their teams exhibit one or more of the five dysfunctions identified by Patrick Lencioni in his book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. In our last installment, we identified the five problems that all teams must overcome.  Today, we’ll share some of Lencioni’s ideas […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | Certificate Programs . Continuing Education . Leadership . Management
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Jul
19

Five Problems All Teams Face

In his book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni  identifies the five major problems all teams must overcome in order to become a high performing unit.  Today we’ll take a look at the five dysfunctions model to get a good understanding of these issues so you can identify any that may be present […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | Certificate Programs . Continuing Education . Leadership . Management
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Jul
14

Problem Solved: Organic Loading Problem – Wastewater Math

Today, we’re going to look at the Organic Loading of a trickling filter. Watch the video below and learn how this type of wastewater math problem is solved. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested in our FREE Exam Tips or in signing up for one of our Exam Prep courses. We are here to […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | Wastewater Treatment
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