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Bottled Water and Tap Water: A Brief Comparison

Happy Friday! Last week on our Facebook page we posted a comparison between bottled water production and tap water production. If you haven’t seen it yet, hop on over and take a look! The standards and regulations in place for tap water delivery are stringent, while the standards for bottled water are considerably less so. […]

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Management Training Online!

Happy Monday! Last week we focused mainly on our classroom management training events, but did you know that we also offer management training online? We offer three online management training modules for you to complete in your own timeframe and at your own pace! The topics covered in the online training harmonize well with our […]


Leadership and Communication

Every good leader must possess good communication skills. In order to maintain a good work environment, it is crucial that those in leadership learn and practice good communication habits. Our Leadership Training Program provides tools for communicating effectively with different personality types, diffusing emotional issues and highly-charged conversational topics, and communicating in a way that […]


Managing Change and Conflict

The Leadership Training Program for this week is in full swing! Today is day two of class, and students are being given numerous opportunities to practice the leadership principles presented. We believe that group activities and open forum discussions are an essential part of the learning process that help to reinforce the topics covered and […]


Reasons New Managers and Supervisors Fail: Lack of Change Management Skills

There is one thing that’s certain in this digital age we live in – change happens at a very rapid pace.  The manager who is not able to lead through the ever-changing work environment will not be effective and will lose the respect of their subordinates and superiors.  Whether it’s the changing workforce, the increased […]


Reasons New Managers and Supervisors Fail: Lack of Team-Building Skills

We’ve looked at three reasons new managers and supervisors fail in their leadership positions. Lack of training, lack of leadership skills and inability to resolve conflict in the workplace will severely hinder a new manager in their role. Today we’ll be looking at the fourth reason a new manager or supervisor would fail: lack of […]


Reasons New Managers and Supervisors Fail: Lack of Conflict Resolution Skills

The third reason that newly promoted managers and supervisors fail is because they lack the ability to resolve conflict or the ability to help others resolve conflict. It doesn’t matter where you work, if there is more than one employee, there will be conflict. It is only a matter of time until differing opinions of how […]


Reasons New Managers and Supervisors Fail: Lack of Leadership Skills

In a previous post, we presented the theory that leaders are not born, they are made.  They are made by the individual intentionally learning and putting into practice the competencies that are required to lead and direct others.  A manager who works for a public agency, such as a water district or sewer district, has […]

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