Our featured professional is Emily Barrett, Director of Experiential Learning and External Relationships at the University of Albany’s College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cyber Security. She uses a focused, thoughtful approach to pour her energy into her students and empower them toward fearless pursuits of growth and learning.
Our featured Passionate Professional, Raymond Bailey, transferred three decades of law enforcement experience into a digital solution to help groups of people communicate faster and easier through the Share911 app. Inspired by leaders throughout his career, he creates a project based learning environment as a coach and mentor to maximize success.
Critical Ops led 47 youth in a one-week Certified Emergency Response Team (CERT) and cultural resiliency training. The variety of hands-on activities supported different learning styles, increasing the teens’ enthusiasm and engagement in a subject often perceived as overwhelming and threatening. The Marco Program was used to identify knowledge gaps to customize delivery on-site, allowing the sessions to evolve with the needs of the participants.
The CEO of a company is a leader, decision-maker, manager, and guide. In addition to supporting the vision and growth of a company, leaders must complete projects and tasks with the appropriate staff. With all these demands, company leadership may feel unable to balance the economic and business needs with staff requirements and cannot find time to engage with employees. By using a project based learning method, CEOs take on an important role as coaches and mentors, working toward similar goals, increasing engagement, and inspiring employees to achieve and grow.
The modern workforce is comprised of the most diverse individuals in history. As customers and workers evolve and technology creates new opportunities and responsibilities, employers need to make constant adjustments to their approach. With detailed analysis and assessment, you can use your staff to its fullest potential, increasing productivity and customer satisfaction. Harness the talents, skills, and experience of your team across all age ranges and levels to create a circular relationship of knowledge exchanges and mentorship.
The best way to take the fear out of the unexpected is to open up a conversation. Discussing, addressing, and planning actionable steps removes uncertainties and empowers decision-making. Getting the whole team involved makes for a stronger, more cohesive organization ready to face the challenges of change.
Contractors are required to safeguard sensitive and confidential data to remain compliant with standards outlined by the government. We have compiled this Teach Life a Lesson summary with information about current expectations and additional steps you can take to make sure your organization is protecting digital data.
Engagement is the key to learning. Discussion based sessions allow small groups to maximize time through open-ended questions and open doors to let everyone have a voice.The Marco Program builds on these principles to produce real-time results for all participants!
Creating or changing a safety culture in the workplace can be an intimidating process. Through strategic action, manageable goals, and employee engagement, small changes can lead to great results. Working as a team, your organization can address and identify areas for improvement and take steps to promoting a safe, secure working environment.
Many standards guide businesses when it comes to ensuring a safe workplace for your employees. Part of that is having a plan to respond to emergencies. The lack of a plan can cost a business tens of thousands of dollars. Start preparing today to protect yourself tomorrow.
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