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What? Another Meeting?

Sometimes it’s hard to convince labor-management committees they need to meet on a regular schedule, preferably no less than once a month. While this applies to other groups as well, today we want to focus on LMC’s. If committees are … Continue reading

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Communications Begins with Effective Listening

It seems like when we first meet with labor-management groups they have complaints about communications in their organizations. We see issues with the ability of both labor and management to effectively communicate with each other. There are numerous causes for … Continue reading

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2019 – Trends Impacting Labor, Management, and the Workplace in 2019 – Part One

Every year around this time we take a look ahead at the trends we see for this year that will affect labor, management, and the workplace in general. They are always some of the most read articles we post through … Continue reading

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Do You Know: Why Is it Important to Speak Up In Group Meetings?

A while back, we were working with an employee-management group as they planned a joint project. We had been with them as they tried to determine how to proceed. Initially, there had been reservations from both sides about whether to … Continue reading

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CALMC Adds Two More Titles to Our On-Line Training Programs

This week, CALMC added new programs to our on-demand training library. Developing Leadership Together is the newest program in our Webinar series. This presentation examines the benefits of cooperative leadership in an organization, providing some ideas on how to get … Continue reading

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Now Available – A New Quick Takes Video on Effective Meetings

Our newest Quick Takes video is now available through our website, http://calmc.org This video is the first in our series on Effective Meetings. Since good meetings begin with good planning, we will first look at Meeting Planning. This week we … Continue reading

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The Last Thing To Do In Your Meetings

Hopefully, you have read and followed the suggestions in this blog about holding effective meetings. We have offered ideas about agendas, meeting duration, and other ideas to help you get the most from your time together. Today, we want to … Continue reading

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Entry 200

This is our 200th Blog posting! When Meredith and I began writing this around 4 years ago, I wondered if anyone would ever read it. My thanks go out to you that found us and read our entries. I will … Continue reading

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Assessing your Labor-Management Committee: What Would a Visitor Say About Your Meetings?

When CALMC works with a Labor-Management committee, we begin by conducting a committee effectiveness assessment. The process allows us to determine the status of the committee and its needs in order to plan the training. It also serves as a … Continue reading

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Avoid the Problem-Solving Cifff

For the last few weeks, just about every news cast has featured stories about the impending “fiscal cliff” facing us in the United States. Politicians and their supporters have dug in their heels, taken their positions, and are holding on … Continue reading

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