NewLevel Group

This month, we encourage you to take action - even if it is uncomfortable! Now is the time to jump start your team, your board, or your brand. In the words of John F. Kennedy:

"There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction."

The NewLevel Group Team

In this issue:

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Assess Your Management Skill

Carrie Hays, an accomplished trainer, management consultant, and facilitator, helps managers stay up-to-date on the latest strategies used to build strong teams. Take our quick quiz – "What’s a Manager to Do?" – to test your knowledge of current management practices. Find out if you are a dinosaur or another Tom Peters.

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Boost Your Board’s Enthusiasm

Nothing squelches enthusiasm and productivity faster than not understanding your role and responsibilities as a board member. In partnership with the Community Foundation of Napa Valley, NewLevel Group hosted a workshop for local non-profit agencies. Board members and executive leaders reviewed their roles and responsibilities by completing this revealing Board Responsibility Chart.

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Get Media Attention

All organizations struggle with getting the media to cover their event or write a story about their latest product or service. The secret? It's simple: you have to create news to make the news. You won’t get airtime or ink with just another announcement about your wine release, board appointment, or open house. For ideas on how to capture the media’s attention, read Lisa Toller’s "5 Tips to Getting Media Coverage".

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