Determine your eligibility for the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship. To be eligible, you must: Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident Be a Kentucky resident Be a high school or GED graduate Have not earned an associate’s degree or higher Pick an occupation in one of these five industries: Healthcare Business and IT Construction TradesRead more about 10 steps to a better future[...]
How to Boost Strategic Thinking Skills with Better Conversations
In this strategic thinking skills workshop, our client made an interesting observation about the all-important question: What do you want to achieve? She said her team tends to stop before completing the question. They too often ask, "What do you want?" and omit "to achieve." Answers to the shortened question too frequently send them down wrong paths.
How to Have Better Conversations With Your Children, Part 2
In today's post, I would like to share a lesson I learned about talking with children when I was still a young parent. Our daughter, Rachel, was not yet...
Why can’t we be friends? Five steps to better relations between CFOs and CMOs
The application of data analytics offers a useful approach to build more collaboration in support of stronger growth.
10 Steps to Better Conversations
“A good conversation is like a miniskirt, short enough to retain interest, but long enough to cover the subject.” A study of 10,000 American adults found Americans are more divided than ever before. We are not listening to each other. We make decisions on who we connect with based on what we alread
Four Ways To Reimagine The Nonprofit
Like for-profit businesses, nonprofits must reimagine to build enduring organizations and deliver the most effective options to an evolving marketplace.
Why are Alcohol Regulations Primarily "State-based"?
by Pamela S. Erickson Prohibition ended with the adoption of the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. It also gave the primary responsibility for alcohol regulation to the individual states. Why was that 1. Greater state/local authority. In writing the text of the 21st Amendment, Congress recognized that states need greater authority to deal with alcohol issues that affect their citizens. That was affirmed by the…
Regulations and How to Submit a Film
Important Dates Deadline – Friday, February 23, 2018 at 11:59 P.M. Film Festival – Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Miller Library in Ellicott City Submission Checklist 2018 Electronic Subm…
The 10 Steps Of The Adoption Process
The adoption process can seem daunting and mysterious to families who are just getting started on their journey towards building a family, but don’t worry! Read these ten steps and you’ll understand the basics about how a family goes from research to a welcome home party for a newly adopted child. If you still have any specific questions after you’re done with the article, please feel…
How AARP Is Reimagining Communities for Future Generations
January 1, 2011, the day the baby boomers began turning 65, marked the beginning of the greatest demographic shift in our nation’s history – a shift that will see one of every five Americans age 65 and older by 2050. We’ve been talking about the impending age Boom for years. Well, suffice to say that the boom is here. Often, the ‘aging’ of America is talked about in the aggregate. Indeed, here in Washington, conversations about the aging population usually …
How Local Housing Regulations Smother the U.S. Economy
Americans can’t afford to move to the cities with strong job markets like New York, San Francisco and Boston.
The “E” Word: Why Many Avoid It, and How We Can Reimagine It
How St. Vincent Reimagines Her Own Songs
The singer on writing “Savior” and then recording it two ways.
Progress on the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act: The Regulations, the Law, and What They Will...
What is First Steps First Steps is a statewide early intervention system that provides services to children with developmental disabilities from birth to age 3 and their families. First Steps is Kentucky's response to the federal Infant-Toddler Program. First Steps offers comprehensive services through a variety of community agencies and service disciplines and is administered by the Department for Public Health in the Cabinet for Health…
Why Reimagining Prison for Young Adults Matters
Young people ages 18 to 24 make up 10 percent of the U.S. population but comprise 21 percent of people admitted into adult prison every year. And of that, young
What inspires you? Reimagining the Civic Commons in Akron
Why Matzo Makers Love Regulation
It's very difficult to make matzo in accordance with kosher law. That means fewer competitors for the matzo giants.
A Guide to New Federal Overtime Regulations
September ALMA Workshop Overtime Regulations About the Workshop New overtime regulations were recently announced by the U.S. Labor Department and go into effect on December 1, 2016. Nonprofit organizations are not exempt from the laws and need to know what the new regulations mean for their organizations. Participants of this workshop will learn: 1) New overtime regulations 3) How to identify “exempt” vs. “nonexempt” employees 4)…
3 ways that regulation benefits economies
Despite the common view that regulations are bad for business, that's not necessarily the case.