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Comparing Charlotte Crime Rates: 1993 vs. 2019

By Katy Solt Charlotte PUBLISHED 4:58 PM ET Oct. 22, 2019 PUBLISHED 4:58 PM EDT Oct. 22, 2019 (Circulated by Compass Career Management Solutions) CHARLOTTE, NC – The number of homicides in Charlotte keeps climbing, with the current total at 88 according to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department. But is this the deadliest year on …

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USE WISDOM TO HEAD OFF WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

  How well do you understand the issue of Workplace Violence?  It isn’t like waking up on the wrong side of the bed one day.  Some people can be overly sensitive about their close relationships.  Or it could be that a person can be highly sensitive about his/her hair, nose, accent, etc. and become exceedingly …

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Time to Create Your Strategic Plan For A Successful 2020

Take this quieter time after Christmas to think through and review the good and bad choices and decisions you made for your business and yourself over the past year. Use either the 2019 calendar, the past year’s seasons of your business, or possibly the key areas or departments to systematically evaluate what were good efforts, …

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Where Does Mental Health Rank on Employers’ Priority List

In case you hadn’t noticed, there has been a substantial increase in “workplace violence”.  In fact, these have occurred in a wide variety of industries and levels of employment.  The impact of hand guns is not necessarily the basis for this increase. Whether in schools, manufacturing firms, theaters, malls, etc., the increase in anger and violence …

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CRITICAL PLANNING: DIFFERENCE IN SUCCESSFUL LEADER

What would you do differently in your decision-making role this coming year than you did this past year that you believe could have produced better results or a better outcome?  There are usually some decisions or efforts that involved some unexpected factors, which knowing that now would have made you aware of the better approach. …

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How Do You Feel About Yourself When You Look In The Mirror

We each have hopes, dreams, and goals for ourselves, but the fact is we have little control over much of our lives. Since the majority of people have to work for a living, one very big and important factor or influence in our lives is our “employer”. When an employer or business owner closes their …

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PROACTIVE EFFORTS TO ENCOURAGE A HEALTHY BUSINESS

Each year companies find themselves either looking for ideas or trends that can boost their bottom line, OR they find themselves dealing with competitors, who have the “new trend” and feeling that they are appearing to be “outdated” or “boring” compared to their competitors.  If this “new trend” is being praised and valued by the …

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GETTING ORGANIZED FOR 2020

Being organized and prepared for a progressive, successful new year can give you a great feeling of accomplishment and productivity.  As the end of the year holidays proceed, most of us feel overwhelmed or like we are always behind.  The more organized I am, the less stressed I feel. At this time of year there …

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WHAT IS ON YOUR MIND THAT HAS YOU DISTRACTED

This time of year everyone has dozens of things on their minds, and most of us feel that we are going to forget something, which is very likely.  I have always been one who makes a list when I have a lot happening.   I don’t want to forget anyone or anything.  I missed lunch with …

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SHOULD EMPLOYERS AGREE TO EMPLOYEES’ REQUESTS FOR TRAINING? OR WILL EMPLOYEES LEAVE ONCE TRAINED?

As many employers have observed, the millennials and other employees tend to only stay with a company for 2-4 years.  The younger generation employees also strongly encourage employers to provide regular training and development.  Such trends make it uneasy for employers to quickly agree to training, which does involve a healthy fee and should involve …

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