Posts Tagged ‘Labor Management Project’

May 4th, 2010, 09:00 am

Soft Skills are the New Hard Skills

By LINDA PROVENZA

Engaging the heart and humanizing the environment. HARD SKILLS [hahrd skilz] noun—The ability to carry out the technical and professional requirements of a job. SOFT SKILLS [sawft, soft skilz] noun (synonym: “people skills”)—The ability to engage and interact effectively with others, obtain acceptance, build consensus, and provide assistance, direction and leadership … If 50 is […]

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February 10th, 2010, 01:09 pm

Linda’s Thoughts on Creating Community

By LINDA PROVENZA

In my own work, creating and participating in community is at the heart of what I do.  Whether I am working with the staff of a hospital, college or international group, if any real work is to be done we need to create an environment where people feel valued, a part of the process, and connected […]

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December 15th, 2009, 09:35 pm

Change = Crisis or Opportunity: Which Will It Be?

By LINDA PROVENZA

This marks the end of a tough year for many people, organizations and communities. A vast majority of people had to rethink what to expect and how to operate in a world that is in transition. Those with less have suffered more; those with more have experienced a world in flux. Wherever we stand, this […]

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