Leadership and Business Management Articles by Priority Learning

At Priority Learning, we strive to be an online resource for all levels of an organization! That is why we take the time to publish articles each month written by our professional staff as well as exceptional leaders in the field. Over the years we have created a library of leadership articles, business management articles as well as articles on other topics that will help you develop your employees or advance your career.


 

I Want to Be a Manager but Not Manage People
If you oversee or give guidance to another human being you are a manager. And it’s no easy feat to be an effective manager. By “effective” I mean your people are motivated, conflicts are handled quickly and directly, and everyone is giving their best. I’ve known intelligent, ambitious people who’ve decided to...


Hope, Faith, Belief and Support (The Spirit Side of Humans) Part VI
How important it is for me to stay positive and upbeat? Very. I need to meet with the radiation doctor. On June 6, 2014 I met with the doctor and he explained to me the process that I would be going through and would have 14 days of treatment. The...


Revisiting the Glass Ceiling
Being a role model is equal parts who you are and who people hope you will be. -Meryl Streep Does the Glass Ceiling Really Exist? A few years ago I was asked if I thought the glass ceiling was a myth. Part of me thought, "You cannot be serious." The more thoughtful,...


I don't Have a Bias
I have seen careers setback and even ruined in meetings. The sad part is that you don’t even have to attend or behave badly to be the victim of these career crushers. Here is all it takes: Gather a group of managers at any level and bring up the names of...


Why Don't Women Code?
I want you to close you eyes and visualize a "programmer." You know, someone who writes computer code for a living. Let me guess, in your mind you see a thin white male with thick glasses and a pocket protector. You almost definitely are not visualizing a 5'2 mother of...


Learning Collaboratively Increases Your Knowledge Base Exponentially
I’ve been facilitating different programs and workshops at Priority Learning for over a year now, and participating for many more. I love the variety of people who come through the doors. There is never a dull moment and there is plenty of food to go around. I make it a...


Hope Faith Belief and Support (The Spirit Side of Humans) - Part 5
There seems to be a silver lining in our trials if we look for it. One of our employee’s husbands came over to the house and remodeled our bath room; he took care of the plumbing and electrical needs as well and did not charge me a cent for all...


The Ripple Effect
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. Mother Teresa Would you argue with Mother Teresa? Most of us think of her as someone who single-handedly changed the world as she touched the “untouchables” of Calcutta.  As one small nun...


Leadership Realities Part 3
My journey to save leaders from themselves and eventually from their organizations... Last month in the continuing saga of Phil Rigorous, I explained the challenges you can face when someone simply gives you the words that sound like they hear but truly don’t. If you didn’t catch it, you can click...


The Price of Incivility
As a new member of the Priority Learning team, I have the great opportunity to participate in almost every workshop series we offer. Two weeks ago, in the Facilitators and Leaders Series, our assignment was to choose one of three topics to research and present. One of the topics to...