Do You Know What You’re Communicating To Your Customers?

I was recently perusing Facebook. I do this from time to time to kill time and see what’s going on in my area.

I’ve joined multiple local groups on Facebook. On this day, what I saw saddened me.

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A local businessman was being criticized for what he had posted on his personal Facebook page. When I looked deeper, I could see why he was being criticized.

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This business owner had chosen to share racially insensitive memes on his Facebook page.

You’re Always Communicating

I’m not sure what this business owner was thinking when he shared these memes. Was he even thinking at all?

I don’t know… What I do know is that he was communicating with his customers and potential customers.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jumanji: The Next Level

A Reel Leadership Article

Jumanji: The Next Level is the 4th movie in the Jumanji series. The first movie in the Jumanji series was the Robin Williams Jumanji. It was followed by the sequel Zathura: A Space Adventure. Then, the board game mysteriously became a video game with Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Now, we have The Next Level.

Was there really a need for another Jumanji movie? No… I don’t think there was. Is Jumanji: The Next Level enjoyable? Yes… it was.

Cast of Jumanji The Next Level in dramatic pose

Jumanji: The Next Level sees the cast of Welcome To The Jungle return to the world of Jumanji along with two new characters, Eddie (Danny DeVito) and Milo (Danny Glover). The returning cast were Martha (Morgan Turner), Spencer (Alex Wolf), Bethany (Madison Iseman), and Fridge (Ser’Darius Blain). There was also Alex (Colin Hanks) returning.

Helping Your Team Navigate Changes

Leading Through Change

Change will not only impact you. Your team will be impacted by changes in their lives and in your organization.

Are you prepared to help navigate them through the changes they will face? You better.

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As a leader, you have a responsibility to help them through the changes they will face. They are looking to you for guidance. They are looking to you for assurance things will be okay.

You get to be the strong one. You get to be the one who helps your team navigate change.

But how do you help your team navigate change? What can be done to make change easier on your team?

Great question! Let’s take a look at what you can do to help your team deal with change.

Helping Your Team Navigate Changes

You have a responsibility to your team to help them get through change. They will struggle without your guidance and assistance.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Army Of Darkness

A Reel Leadership Flashback Article

Army Of Darkness is the third film in the Evil Dead series. Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) has been transported back in time to approximately 1300 A.D. after the events of Evil Dead 2. He now finds himself in the time of Lord Arthur (Marcus Gilbert).

Ash finds himself in the past just as Lord Arthur and Duke Henry the Red (Richard Grove) have entered into a feud. No background is given to the feud but you know it is bad. Lord Arthur’s men are bringing back Henry’s men after a skirmish. They are to be put to death.

Bruce Campbell in Army Of Darkness as Ash Williams holding his shotgun in the air

But it is not only Henry’s men Arthur’s men have captured. Ash is one of the captives. He’s on the path to doom until one of Arthur’s wisemen (Ian Abercrombie) thinks Ash might be the man from the prophesy… The man who will save them all.

5 Ways Millennials Are Changing Leadership

Leading Millennials

Leadership is changing. It always is. That’s something that will never change.

Everything else in leadership can change. The technology used to lead and connect people. The communication tools we keep in contact. And the skills needed to run a successful business.

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The only thing that is constant in leadership (and, really, life) is change.

You have to be okay with change. It’s coming. It’s coming for you.

With the rise of the millennial generation, change is coming even faster. Millennials are change agents through and through.

5 Ways Millennials Are Changing Leadership

While change has been constant since the dawn of time, change is coming quickly with millennials. Especially as they enter into leadership positions.

These changes aren’t something to be feared. Rather, you can begin to embrace the change millennials bring. In doing so, you’ll place your organization on the leading edge.