Freda Deskin’s Game-Changing Oklahoma Charter School Is Flipping the Script on Traditional Models of Education

Dr. Freda Deskin of ASTEC

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, UNITED STATES, January 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — An awful lot of lip service is given — both in the national media and, on a smaller scale, in commencement speeches and in individual schools’ mission statements and other public relations collateral — to the importance of encouraging female students to engage with STEM subjects and to pursue college degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. But travel to one middle- and high-school campus in Oklahoma City, OK, and you’ll find an award-winning educator who has embodied that encouragement, and indeed an overall commitment to educational excellence, for four decades — and who shows no signs of stopping any time soon. Her name is Dr. Freda Deskin, and she is the CEO and founder of the Advanced Science and Technology Education Charter (ASTEC) Schools.

Opened by Freda Deskin in 2000 as Oklahoma’s first charter school, ASTEC focuses on technology and the other STEM disciplines as core subjects but is also dedicated to integrating liberal arts. Moreover, this institution’s holistic approach to education offers something that not many schools do: a nine-week foundational class in character education. ASTEC students receive instruction in the so-called soft skills that are often overlooked by districts focused on test scores, dropout rates, and attendance statistics. ASTEC’s student-centered approach is predicated on the notion that young scholars who are also given lessons in manners and etiquette, social and cultural awareness, entrepreneurship, and life skills will naturally be more engaged with, and more successful in, the academic portion of their education.

Freda Deskin and her colleagues also recognize the role that wellness plays in their students’ potential to achieve. Because of ASTEC’s dedication to helping children maintain good physical health as a complement to their intellectual development, it was named Oklahoma’s first HealthCore school in 2012. ASTEC offers fresh food, prepared on-site, to all students for breakfast and lunch. The students help maintain a clothing closet and food pantry to help less-fortunate members of their community, as well.

Freda Deskin says that ASTEC’s academics are second-to-none, a claim borne out by the fact that fully 99% of graduating scholars go on to college or another higher educational institute. Students who graduate from ASTEC are well-regarded in the greater Oklahoma City area, as the school has built a reputation for teaching sound values — respect, honesty, civility, community, and the importance of public service — in addition to calculus, chemistry, robotics, English literature, and other traditional subjects.

Among the activities offered on an extracurricular basis at ASTEC are bowling, soccer, basketball, tennis, cross-country, and golf. And its high school rowing team, adds Freda Deskin, has placed first in the Oklahoma City Regatta for the past three years.

ASTEC doesn’t just care about its gifted and talented program, its absenteeism rate, its test scores, or the awards and recognition that its students and educators earn year after year. It focuses on the whole student — whether that child has eaten a healthy breakfast, how she speaks to her peers and her elders, her time-management skills, her relationships at home and at school, her unique talents and her particular challenges, and perhaps most vital of all, the self-esteem, confidence, and determination she develops during these formative years spent under the ASTEC roof.

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Georgia Public Policy Foundation Celebrates 29 Years on January 28 at Fox Theatre

Sunny K. Park, Freedom Award Recipient

Sunny K. Park, Freedom Award Recipient

John A. Allison, retired CEO of BB&T and the Cato Institute, is the keynote speaker.

John A. Allison, retired CEO of BB&T and the Cato Institute, is the keynote speaker.

Prestigious Freedom Award will be Presented to Sunny K. Park, Immigrant, Businessman, Philanthropist, Community Leader, Mentor

The prestigious Freedom Award is presented to notable Georgians who exemplify the principles of private enterprise and personal integrity. Sunny Park is outstanding on both counts.”

— Kyle Wingfield

ATLANTA, GA, UNITED STATES, January 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — More than 300 Georgians are expected to join the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s 29th Anniversary Celebration and Freedom Award Dinner on Tuesday, January 28, in the Egyptian Ballroom at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

The keynote speaker is John A. Allison, retired CEO of BB&T and the Cato Institute.

The Foundation’s prestigious Freedom Award will be presented to Sunny K. Park, an immigrant who arrived from South Korea in 1974 and became a successful businessman, philanthropist, motivational speaker and community leader.

"The prestigious Freedom Award is presented to notable Georgians who exemplify the principles of private enterprise and personal integrity," said Kyle Wingfield, president and CEO of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation.

"Sunny Park is outstanding on both counts. It's our honor to present this much-deserved tribute to a great American and a great Georgian."

Past Freedom Award Recipients:
Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice,U.S. Supreme Court
William Flowers, Chairman Emeritus, Flowers Foods
Griffin Bell, Former U.S. Attorney
Truett Cathy, Founder, Chick-fil-A
Deen Day Smith, Chair, Cecil B. Day Investment Company
Zell Miller, Former Governor and U.S. Senator
Bill Dahlberg, Former President, Southern Company
Raymond G. Davis, General, U.S. Marine Corps, and Medal of Honor recipient
Phil Gramm, U.S. Senator
Henry F. (Hank) McCamish, Founder and Chair, the McCamish Group
Rogers Wade, Chairman, Georgia Public Policy Foundation Board of Trustees
Michael H. Mescon, Founder, Georgia Council on Economic Education.

Tickets for this event are available through close of business today at Eventbrite. For information about sponsorship, contact Kennedy Atkins at Kennedy@georgiapolicy.org or 404-256-4050.

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Darcy Bergen’s Tips for Teaching Children About Money

Darcy Bergen

PEORIA, AZ, UNITED STATES, January 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Darcy Bergen is the owner of Bergen Financial Group and has over 20 years of experience helping clients with their financial planning needs from IRAs, Social Security benefits, and Fixed Index Annuities. Darcy Bergen believes a healthy financial life starts early on, which is why he shares tips for parents.

Teach them from an Early Age that Items Cost Money
Darcy Bergen stresses the importance of teaching children from an early age that things cost money. To teach children about the value of things, parents should allow their children to pay for toys at the store every once in a while. If children have a piggy bank or get money for their birthdays, teaching them they can exchange cash for toys will give them a sense of the value of money.

Teach Them to Save
Children absorb a lot of information from an early age, so it’s essential to teach them how to save. When children are young, show them how to put money in a jar or piggy bank. For example, if they want to buy a more expensive toy, put the name of the toy in the jar and start putting money in there. Whenever they clean their room or complete a chore, parents can give them a little money for their jars.

Lead By Example
Even if parents don’t realize it, their children pay attention to everything they do. If children hear their parents talking negatively or stressing about money, they will grow up with that stigma. Instead of complaining about money or having bad habits, teach children to have a healthy relationship with finances from an early age.

Help Children Earn Their Allowance
Rather than giving them an allowance simply because they ask for, Darcy Bergen recommends parents should teach their children to earn their allowance. If they do their chores and keep their room clean, then they will be entitled to their allowance. However, if they fail to complete their chores, then parents can deduct money from their allowance. Showing them, they have to earn their allowance will help them financial responsibility.

Don’t Teach Them About Impulse Purchases
Darcy Bergen recommends parents avoid teaching their children about impulse purchases. If their children want an expensive toy, it’s best to tell them to wait for Christmas or their birthday. If parents start buying everything their children want when they ask for it, they will set a poor financial example.

For more of Darcy Bergen’s financial tips and other concerns, check out darcybergen.co.

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Justin DeGarmo Explains 3 Reasons to Get Routine Preventative Care

Dr. Justin DeGarmo of Elizabethtown Dentistry

ELIZABETHTOWN, NC, UNITED STATES, January 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — If one of your new year’s resolutions is to be healthier, Dr. Justin DeGarmo of Elizabethtown Dentistry says you should schedule a dental exam to start 2020 off on the right foot. Chances are, you’ve heard time and again the importance of seeing your dentist every six months. But why is it so important? Justin DeGarmo and the Elizabethtown Dentistry team explain.

Why Regular Dental Cleanings Are Essential

Limit Decay

Brushing and flossing two to three times a day is crucial to remove debris, bacteria, and plaque from the teeth and gums. However, it is not enough. Plaque, a sticky biofilm, will still build up on the teeth. When it is not mechanically removed by professionals, plaque hardens and forms tartar, which cannot be removed by brushing and flossing alone. A dental hygienist will use special tools to remove the tartar from the teeth, preventing decay and gum disease.

Prevent Gum Disease

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 50% of adults ages 30 and older have periodontal disease, while over 70% of adults ages 65 and older have the condition. Despite its prevalence, gum disease is highly preventable and treatable in its early stages. A proliferation of bacteria and tartar can cause gingivitis, the early and reversible stage of gum disease which consists of inflammation, swelling, and bleeding. With regular dental cleanings, you are far less likely to have such a buildup of plaque and tartar; moreover, if you do have gingivitis, your dentist can help you treat it. However, if gingivitis is not treated, the bacteria can eat away at gum tissue, resulting in pockets that become infected. Eventually, periodontal disease may result in bone, tissue, and tooth loss. Infection from gum disease can even get into the bloodstream, increasing your risk of heart attack and stroke.

Improve Your Smile

A healthy mouth is a beautiful mouth. Seeing your dentist regularly will not only ensure your teeth and gums are healthy, but also that your grin is bright. As part of your dental cleaning, the hygienist will use a paste to polish the tooth enamel. The paste removes minor stains, such as those you may acquire from drinking dark-colored liquids like tea, coffee, and red wine. It also removes tartar, which creates a yellowish film over the teeth. Routine dental cleanings can leave you feeling and looking better and more confident.

More on Dr. Justin DeGarmo

Dr. Justin DeGarmo received a B.S. in Health Sciences at Clemson University and D.M.D. degree at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Following dental school, Dr. Justin DeGarmo completed a one-year residency in St. Petersburg, FL and earned certification for Advanced Education in General Dentistry through the University of Florida. During his residency, Dr. Justin DeGarmo trained at the Dawson Academy and earned his Fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Justin DeGarmo is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Christian Medical and Dental Association, and the North Carolina Dental Association. Justin DeGarmo is a founding member of the Southeastern Prosthodontic Study Club.

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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Yoga School in Rishikesh

Yoga School in Rishikesh

200 Hour Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course at Arogya Yoga School, Rishikesh. Certified by Yoga Alliance USA.

RISHIKESH, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA, January 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

200 Hour Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course at Arogya Yoga School, Rishikesh. Certified by Yoga Alliance USA. If you are looking to bring a change into your life by learning yoga for self-rejuvenation or transfer the benefits to others, by getting a professional certificate and expertise, then Arogya Yoga School is the perfect fit for you.

This Yoga Teacher Training program in Rishikesh India will be the foundational stone in your journey to advance your Yoga practice and to feel acquainted with different layers of Yoga & Science. You will build up self-confidence in such a way, that it will help you to find your own unique expression as an evolution of an inspiring yoga teacher.

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Executive Education Academy Charter School Helping Keep Students Healthy and Germ-Free

Logo for EEACS Allentown Charter School

Executive Education Charter School in Allentown is keeping students healthy.

The Allentown charter school has purchased a state-of-the-art disinfection system to help keep students safe from harmful contagions.

A school is a child’s home away from home…We want to make sure our students are safe and healthy.”

— Robert Lysek, CEO & Founder

ALLENTOWN, PA, UNITED STATES, January 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — With a robust physical education program and a new fresh fruits and vegetables initiative already achieving great success, Executive Education Academy Charter School in Allentown has continued to exhibit its dedication to a healthy student lifestyle by purchasing a Halo disinfection system. The system is widely used by hospitals, schools and universities.

This state-of-the-art technology is proven to kill a variety of germs that spread highly contagious diseases like hand/foot/mouth, H1N1, the flu, norovirus, and MRSA. The equipment also effectively kills mold and different fungi that could lead to student illnesses.

“A school is a child’s home away from home,” says Robert Lysek, founder and CEO of the Lehigh Valley charter school. “We want to make sure our students are safe and healthy.”

Lysek stresses that healthy students are more likely to attend class and perform better in their academics. Across the nation, the average student misses nearly 5 days of school per year due to illness. Some elementary school students can develop up to 12 illnesses per year, while older students could develop up to five. Missed class translates into missed lessons, missed homework, and missed opportunities for support.

The Allentown charter school is proud to provide opportunities for students to study in a healthy, happy, and safe environment.

To learn more about Executive Education Academy Charter School, visit https://www.ee-schools.org/.

About EEACS: Founded in 2014 by highly experienced educators and management, Executive Education Academy Charter School, authorized for grades K-12 by the Allentown School District, leads the way in education by offering its 1,300 students opportunities for growth both in and out of the classroom. EEACS combines all mandated studies with a unique student-corporate culture. To learn more, visit https://www.ee-schools.org/.

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New Children's Book Series: Penelope

Penelope Be Kind to Animals children's book

Penelope: Be Kind to Animals, on sale now!

Penelope Super Duper Spectacular Princess Ballerina children's book

Penelope Super Duper Spectacular Princess Ballerina on sale now

Children love the beautiful Penelope book series

Penelope Helps Mom and Dad on sale today!

Penelope builds on beautiful artwork and teaching children a lesson. If your child loves children's book like Arthur, he or she will love Penelope!

The wonderful world of Penelope!”

— Penelope!

MADISON, WI, UNITED STATES, January 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Author E. Brauner-Hughes launches her children's book series, Penelope. The title character is a five year-old aspiring ballerina with a vivid imagination and positive outlook. Each story shares a positive lesson about family and love!

In Penelope: Helps Mom and Dad, Penelope learns helping with household chores can be rewarding in this charming children's story.

In the follow up book, Penelope: Super Duper Spectactular Princess Ballerina, Penelope's friends Christopher and Timmy learn that playing outside and enjoying the fresh air beats playing on digital devices and phones!

In Penelope: Be Kind to Animals, the children learn a valuable lesson about having a pet and treating animals with kindness and respect in this beautiful and charming children's story.

Available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and many other fine book stores. Buy this wonderful children's tale, today!

Penelope: Be Kind to Animals
Author: E. Hughes
Paperback: 28 pages
Publisher: Love-LovePublishing (January 9, 2020)
Language: English
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Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.1 x 8.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.7 ounces

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Max Lifchitz plays Bach's mysterious Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue on February 10 at 8 PM in New York City

Pianist Max Lifchitz

Max Lifchitz

Composers Featured February 10 2020

February 10 Composers

Pianist Max Lifchitz plays Bach's intriguing Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue along contrapuntally inspired chromatic works by Romantic and Contemporary composers.

NEW YORK CITY, NY, US, January 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — On Monday evening February 10, 2020 pianist Max Lifchitz will perform Bach's intriguing and enigmatic Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue (BWV 903) as part of a recital with commentary featuring contrapuntally inspired chromatic works by Romantic and Contemporary composers.

The event will be held at the Marc A. Scorca Hall of the National Opera Center (330 7th Ave – Floor 7) in Manhattan. It will start at 8 PM and will end around 9:30 PM. The Auditorium is ADA Accessible. Admission is free (no tickets required).

The event is part of the 2020 Composers Now Festival taking place throughout New York City.

It will be streamed live through the National Opera Center YouTube Channel @
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWuF3z-RDm0G3N2rv4rB6kQ

Featured will be Frederic Chopin's rarely heard Fugue in A Minor; Manuel M. Ponce's Prelude and Fugue for the Left Hand; and a newly minted piece by Mr. Lifchitz based on the four pitches implicit in the name Bach. Also on the program will be first performances of Raoul Pleskow's Late Winter Music; B. Allen Schulz's Jade Dance; and William Toutant's Ludes and Fugues.

Active as pianist and composer, Max Lifchitz has appeared as soloist with among others, the Albany Symphony Orchestra, the Clifton Park Chamber Orchestra, Mexico's National Symphony Orchestra, Peru's National Symphony and the Neuchatel Orchestra in Switzerland. The San Francisco Chronicle described him as "a composer of brilliant imagination and a stunning, ultra-sensitive pianist" while the New York commented on his "clean, measured and sensitive performances." A graduate of The Juilliard School and Harvard University, Mr. Lifchitz is the founder and director of the New York City based North/South Chamber Orchestra now celebrating its 40th consecutive season. His numerous recordings are widely available through iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, YouTube and other commercial music streaming services.

The artist is available for interviews and may be contacted through the North/South office.

The event is sponsored by North/South Consonance, Inc.– now in its 40th season of advocacy on behalf of the music of living composers. It is made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Additional support from the Zethus Fund and many generous individual donors is gratefully acknowledged.

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Announcing Winners to be Published in L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 36

A dark skinned priestess protects the magical eggs of the Phoenix Bird as the cover for L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future volume 36.

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers & Illustrators of the Future Volume 36

Announcing the 24 winners of the L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests being flown to Hollywood for workshop and awards ceremony.

What’s amazing to me is that a good 60 to 70 percent of winners go on to successful careers. You could call it ‘The American Idol’ for writers—long before there ever was such a show.”

— Kevin J. Anderson

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, January 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Twelve winning writers and twelve winning illustrators from around the globe will be flown to Hollywood, California this coming April for a weeklong workshop culminating in a gala awards ceremony and the release of L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 36 featuring their work.

The 12 Writers of the Future Winners of this year’s contest include:
– Zach Be of Wheaton, MD (Second Quarter Winner)
– F. J. Bergmann of Madison, WI (First Quarter Winner)
– Tim Boiteau of Bloomfield Hills, MI (Second Quarter Winner)
– Andy Dibble of Madison, WI (First Quarter Winner)
– David Elsenhohn of Los Angeles, CA (Fourth Quarter Winner)
– Michael Gardner of Amaroo, ACT, Australia (Third Quarter Winner)
– J. L. George of Pontypool, Torfaen, UK (Second Quarter Winner)
– Storm Humbert of Westland, MI (Third Quarter Winner)
– Katherine Livingston of Lawton, OK (Second Quarter Winner)
– Leah Parent of Herndon, VA (Fourth Quarter Winner)
– C. Winspear of Blacktown, NSW, Australia (Fourth Quarter Winner)
– Sonny Zae of Plano, TX (First Quarter Winner)

The 12 Illustrators of the Future Winners of this year’s contest include:
– Brock Aguirre of Sammamish, WA (First Quarter Winner)
– Aidin Andrews of Bellingham, WA (Third Quarter Winner)
– Daniel Bitton of Hollywood, FL (First Quarter Winner)
– Arthur Bowling of Columbia, MD (Fourth Quarter Winner)
– Irmak (Max) Cavun of Bursa, Turkey (Third Quarter Winner)
– Kaitlyn Goldberg of Grand Rapids, MI (Fourth Quarter Winner)
– Ben Hill of Mims, FL (First Quarter Winner)
– John Dale Javier of La Plata, MD (Second Quarter Winner)
– Heather Laurence of Sault Saint Marie, MI (Second Quarter Winner)
– Anh Le of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Fourth Quarter Winner)
– Mason Matak of Tehran, Iran (Third Quarter Winner)
– Phoebe Rothfeld of Chico, CA (Second Quarter Winner)

Participating in the ceremony will be best-selling authors Kevin J. Anderson (Dune prequel series), Eric Flint (1632), Larry Niven (Ringworld), Tim Powers (On Stranger Tides, which Pirates of the Caribbean IV was based on), Brandon Sanderson (Mistborn series, Stormlight Archive) and Robert J. Sawyer, referred to as Canada’s Dean of Science Fiction; as well as award-winning artists Bob Eggleton (11 Chesley Awards and 7 Hugo Awards), Rob Prior (art for Spawn, Heavy Metal magazine, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Ciruelo (Eragon Coloring Book), who will all serve as presenters.

Throughout the Contests’ 36-year history, over 774 writers and illustrators have been recognized as winners. “What’s amazing to me is that a good 60 to 70 percent of winners go on to successful careers,” says New York Times best-selling author Kevin J. Anderson. “You could call it ‘The American Idol’ for writers—long before there ever was such a show.”

The Writers of the Future writing contest (www.writersofthefuture.com) was initiated by L. Ron Hubbard in 1984 to provide “a means for new and budding writers to have a chance for their creative efforts to be seen and acknowledged.” Based on its success, its sister contest, Illustrators of the Future was created five years later to provide that same opportunity for the aspiring artist.

The intensive mentoring process has proven very successful. The 428 past winners of the Writing Contest have published 1,150 novels and nearly 4,500 short stories. They have produced 33 New York Times bestsellers and their works have sold over 60 million copies.

The 358 past winners of the Illustrating Contest have produced over 6,000 illustrations, 360 comic books, graced 624 books and albums with their art and visually contributed to 68 TV shows and 40 major movies.

For more information and to see the awards ceremony online, go to www.writersofthefuture.com

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Linda Shoob of Organization Effectiveness Consultants to be Featured on CUTV News Radio

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, January 22, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — The influential educator, consultant, and author Peter Drucker said, “A person can perform only from strength. One cannot build performance on weakness, let alone on something one cannot do at all.” We all bring different skill sets and gifts to the workplace but how does our place of work bring out our strengths and encourage us not to dwell on our weaknesses?

Linda Shoob is the owner of Organization Effectiveness Consultants (OEC) an extraordinary Management Consulting firm that works in partnership with corporate, government and non-profit organizations. OEC is highly distinguished for their proven expertise in figuring out the root cause of issues in organizations through specialized diagnostic and assessment tools. They recognize that long-term sustainable success is all about change and being adaptable.

“We work collaboratively with clients to assist them in leading and achieving excellence at the strategic level”, says Linda. “Whether it’s in leadership, strategic planning, facilitating Board retreats, executive team development or delivering training programs our services result in productivity and people skills.”

Linda emphasizes the value of having great leaders for any organization to thrive. The very best leaders show genuine empathy and value their staff by looking beyond profitability and more towards motivating and inspiring others to do their best.

Recently, OEC has been successfully using a simple tool called the “Employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS)”, a best practice method for leaders to understand employees’ probability of sharing positive information with friends and family about the company. The eNPS asks a variation of the question “On a scale of zero to ten, how likely is it that you would recommend this company as a place to work?”.

This concept was pioneered and trademarked by Bain & Company, Satmetrix Systems, Inc., and Fred Reichheld.

Given the current job market and generation of millennials that are filling the majority of positions, it is well known that current day employees want to do work where they can understand the contribution they are making to the company and the world in general. Thus, employees value leaders who enjoy connecting with them.

“The most authentic leaders are those that interact with their team and establish a consistent form of communication,” says Linda. “Even a smile or acknowledging them with a simple good morning will build self- esteem in employees and create high performing teams.”

Linda says by gathering relevant data, from tools such as the eNPS, we can identify, recommend ways to implement improvements to make a positive impact on employees, organizational productivity and profitability. Conducting an eNPS survey is a very practical move because it is more cost-effective to engage employees than to replace them.

“I encourage all individuals to do what you love and love what you do,” says Linda. “Following your passion brings inner peace and contentment. This retains a strong workplace culture and a place where everyone thrives.”

According to Linda, we are all leaders at heart and every individual in this universe can make a difference. Toward this end, Linda is offering our listeners a simple free service, which you will hear about during the show. Tune in to see what this no-strings attached (no cost, no obligation) offer can do to assist you and your company.

“It’s essential for all of us to be mindful of what can we do to make the world a better place,” says Linda. “Through my work I can measure the value of my contribution and continue to inspire leaders to enhance their own leadership skills and continuously improve organizational excellence.”

CUTV News Radio will feature Linda Shoob in an interview with Doug Llewelyn on Wednesday January 22nd at 2 p.m. EST and on Thursday January 30th at 2 p.m. EST with Jim Masters

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For more information on our guest please visit www.oecstrategicsolutions.com

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