Turn Around America
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The Employee Free Choice Act, or “Card Check” for short, is one of the most controversial measures Congress faces this year. The bill—first introduced in the Senate in 2007 by Ted Kennedy and co-sponsored by then-Senators Barack Obama and Joe Biden—would make it easier for workers to join unions and would tighten penalties for employers who try to stop them. Supporters such as Human Rights Watch and the NAACP say the bill provides important protections for the middle class. Opponents like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Restaurant Association say it increases labor costs and hurts the bottom line. Both sides have spent millions on lobbyists and advertising to make their case. READ MORE HERE>>>
Governor Tim Kaine answers questions sent in by Organizing For America members ahead of February 7th house parties.
Senate to vote Tuesday on stimulus plan.
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You've Got To Stand For Something-Aaron Tippin
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CNN's Rick Sanchez Reports on Bush being ignored at G20 Summit - Funny, and deserved.
Pat Mayfield for YahooJobs
Do your colleagues, subordinates, or superiors perceive you as trustworthy and honest? How do you perceive them? Trust is a characteristic that builds respect and loyalty as well as a supportive and safe work environment. Distrust increases tension and negative "on guard" behavior, which can erode the spirit of the team and ultimately productivity.
Below are six steps to build trust in the workplace.
1. Be Honest
The first step in building trust is to be honest.
2. Use Good Judgment
The second step is to know what information to share, when to share it, and when not to share it.
3. Be Consistent
The third step is to be consistent in words and behaviors. It's not enough to be trustworthy only on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
4. Be Honest in Nonverbal Communications
Body language experts tell us that more than 50% of the communications impact is in nonverbal communications. To increase trust through body language:
5. Have a Mutually Beneficial Attitude
Blatant self-serving agendas may cast doubt on one's trustworthiness. In reality, everyone has self-serving agendas, but it is the level of harm to others that determines the level of trust in that person. To increase trust:
6. For the Leaders
Trusted leaders are sorely needed. Leaders should be able to:
Pat Mayfield is the president of Pat Mayfield Consulting, LLC, based in San Francisco and Pleasanton, California. She specializes in business solutions and results, working with companies of all sizes.