Staff To Last

Author: Lauren Farasati
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1440118639
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Staff To Last from the Author: Lauren Farasati. All financial advisors want to be able to spend their time in front of clients. It's what makes them money. It's what makes them happy. But almost all advisors share a common problem staffing and managing their practice. It's what drains their energy and their wallet. It's what makes them miserable. Help has arrived. Whether your practice has a staff of twenty or you're about to hire your first Administrative Assistant, Staff To Last! is the solution to your backroom headaches. For the first time, practice management coach Lauren Farasati has condensed her twenty-five years of experience helping advisors into a book tailor-made for the financial planning industry. You'll learn the Dream Team staffing model that instantly brings role clarity to your business. You'll discover the genes that make some people perfect for your staff and others not. You'll learn, step-by-step, how to find the best talent available and you'll get tools that will save you hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars from that first killer job posting to foolproof interview questions all the way to the final offer letter. And last, you'll learn the ten currencies bosses use to pay their employees, ensuring that once you've found amazing staff, you never lose them. Forget yesterday's mistakes. Staffing is about to become simple, painless, and satisfying. Staff To Last! will show you how.

Managing Social Service Staff For Excellence

Author: Nancy Summers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118089510
Size: 53.53 MB
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Managing Social Service Staff For Excellence from the Author: Nancy Summers. An essential guide for those charged with supervision of nonclinical staffin programs, agencies, and units within social service organizations "As someone who has worked in social service agencies, consulted with hundreds of them, and who teaches social service professionals, Ms. Summers knows the issues faced by agencies firsthand. From this experience she has compiled a thoughtful and well-organized text that identifies the principles of effective supervision." —Samuel Knapp, EdD Director of Professional Affairs, Pennsylvania Psychological Association From the Foreword The care of patients and clients of social service agencies is increasingly being performed by paraprofessionals or professionals with little experience. While there are many books written about giving quality clinical supervision, there is very little on supervising the least experienced frontline nonclinical and clinical staff to teach and promote positive and effective interaction with clients, and provide staff support and training that elevates quality care, improves job satisfaction, and minimizes staff turnover. Based on author Nancy Summers' many years of working with troubled social service agencies, Managing Social Service Staff for Excellence: Five Keys to Exceptional Supervision fills this need and offers numerous ideas for securing the best care for those served by social service agencies. Common problems faced by agencies are examined with regard to employee behavior and wellness, including staff teamwork, how to build healthy staff/client relationships, and the identification and prevention of routine disrespect of clients and their needs. Diagnostic techniques are presented for identifying these problems, as well as remedies and prevention programs that can be put in place without great expense. Filled with interviews and numerous case examples, Managing Social Service Staff for Excellence offers a step-by-step process for: creating good preventive measures to counteract negative practices that can occur; developing robust commitment and enthusiasm; and getting back on the right track after unfortunate incidents have taken place.

Dementia Care A Handbook For Long Term Care Activities Staff

Author: Frosini Rubertino
Publisher: Business & Legal Reports, Inc.
ISBN: 1556451385
Size: 64.15 MB
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Dementia Care A Handbook For Long Term Care Activities Staff from the Author: Frosini Rubertino. Dementia Care: A Handbook for Long-Term Care Activities Staff Sold in packs of 10! Adhere to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dementia care initiative to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in treating residents with dementia. This handbook will help the activities staff understand and address the challenging care needs of residents with dementia at each stage of the disease's progression. Activities directors and staff will benefit from the how-to guidance that breaks down CMS' initiative, and learn how to develop and implement an activities program that fits the needs of residents. This book provides: Guidance on the use of non-pharmacological methods of reducing dementia-related behaviors Tips on developing activities for residents with dementia Strategies for educating staff to provide assistance and assurance to residents' family members Table of Contents About the Author Foreword Chapter 1: Dementia Care in Long-Term Care Chapter 2: Understanding Dementia and Person-Centered Care Chapter 3: Building an Interdisciplinary Dementia Care Team Chapter 4: Conditions that Impact Cognitive Functioning Chapter 5: Assessment of Behavioral Conditions Chapter 6: Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Dementia Behaviors Chapter 7: Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Dementia Behaviors Chapter 8: Monitoring Outcomes of Approaches Chapter 9: Dementia Care and the Activities Staff Dementia Care Resources

The Last Great Cavalryman

Author: Richard Mead
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
ISBN: 1848844654
Size: 10.70 MB
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The Last Great Cavalryman from the Author: Richard Mead. "First biography of the last 8th Army Commander, McCreery's record in WW2 was outstanding at Dunkirk, North Africa and Italy. He commanded the 8th Army from September 1944 onwards, was an outstanding horseman of his era and pioneer of armoured tactics"--Publisher's description.

United Kingdom 2000 Article Iv Consultation Staff Report Staff Statement Public Information Notice On The Executive Board Discussion And Statement By The Authorities Of The United Kingdom

Author: International Monetary Fund
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
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United Kingdom 2000 Article Iv Consultation Staff Report Staff Statement Public Information Notice On The Executive Board Discussion And Statement By The Authorities Of The United Kingdom from the Author: International Monetary Fund.

Last Rights

Author: Ben Branch
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198041931
Size: 58.81 MB
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Last Rights from the Author: Ben Branch. This book deals with the end-game for a business. No business entity lasts forever and anyone faced with the task of liquidating a business at the end of its run needs to know that a liquidation doesn't present an insurmountable problem. In fact, substantial value is often overlooked. This book explains the various options for liquidations and the pros and cons for each possibility. The book also can be used as a clear how-to guide for someone who wishes to undertake the job of a liquidator or trustee. From start to finish, the book lays out the steps and pitfalls in liquidations.

Results That Last

Author: Quint Studer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118040690
Size: 50.46 MB
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Results That Last from the Author: Quint Studer. Praise For Results That Last "Quint Studer is a superb communicator with a deep belief in the power of relationships. His informal tone, sense of humor, and real-world stories bring his business principles to life. Results That Last has a vital, optimistic quality that will keep readers re-reading long after other leadership books have been relegated to a dark corner of the shelf." --Nido Qubein, author of How to Get Anything You Want; President, High Point University; Chairman, Great Harvest Bread Company; and founder, National Speakers Association Foundation "Results That Last is long overdue and fills a big gap in effective business management. There are legions of books that show us the way to achieve successful results in business, but very few that teach us how to institutionalize success. In reality, achieving success is the easy part. The real challenge is to achieve results that last. Quint Studer not only proves it is possible to hardwire a culture for lasting results, but lays out a simple, logical, and effective way to do so. Anyone who wants to make success a habit needs to read this book." --Bob MacDonald, former CEO, Allianz Life of North America and author of Beat the System: 11 Secrets to Building an Entrepreneurial Culture in a Bureaucratic World "I have always been fascinated by how the various parts of an organization work together to achieve strategic objectives. In Results That Last, Quint Studer explores the complex subject of performance improvement in a fresh, readable, and easy-to-grasp way. By standardizing certain business practices and leader behaviors, any company in any field can create an environment that allows it to achieve and sustain long-term results." --David F. Giannetto, coauthor of The Performance Power Grid: The Proven Method to Create and Sustain Superior Organizational Performance

The Last American Diplomat

Author: George W. Liebmann
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 0857730401
Size: 35.96 MB
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The Last American Diplomat from the Author: George W. Liebmann. Can John D. Negroponte be described as ‘The Last American Diplomat’? In a career spanning 50 years of unprecedented American global power, he was the last of a dying breed of patrician diplomats - devoted to public service, a self-effacing and ultimate insider, whose prime duty was to advise, guide and warn - a bulwark of traditional diplomatic realism against ideologue excess. Negroponte served as US ambassador to Honduras, Mexico, the Philippines and Iraq; he was US Permanent Representative to the UN, Director of National Intelligence and Deputy Secretary of State to George W. Bush. His was a high-flying and seemingly conventional career but one full of surprises. Negroponte opposed Kissinger in Vietnam, supported a ‘proxy war’ but opposed direct American military action against Marxists in Central America - facing bitter Congress opposition in the process. He swam against the floodtide of George W. Bush’s neocon-dominated administration, warning against the Iraq war as a possible new ‘Vietnam’ and criticising aspects of Bush’s ‘War on Terror’. He disconcerted the administration by arguing that the re-establishment of Iraq would take as long as five years. And he was influential in international social and economic policy - working for the successful re-settlement of millions of refugees in Southeast Asia following the Vietnam War, issuing early warnings about the scourge of AIDS in Africa and successfully launching the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). George W. Liebmann’s incisive account is based on personal and shared experience but it is no hagiography; beyond the author’s discussions with Negroponte, this book is deeply researched in US state papers and includes interviews with leading actors. It will provide fascinating reading for anyone interested in the inside-story of American diplomacy, showing personal and policy struggles, and the underlying fissures present even in the world’s last remaining superpower.

The Last Caribbean Frontier 1795 1815

Author: Kit Candlin
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230354084
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The Last Caribbean Frontier 1795 1815 from the Author: Kit Candlin. The Southern Caribbean was the last frontier in the Atlantic world and the most contested region in the Caribbean during the Age of Revolution. The three British colonies of Grenada, Trinidad and Demerera were characterized by insecurity and personified by the high mobility of people and ideas across empires; it was a part of the Caribbean that, more than any other region, provided an example of the liminal space of contested empires. Because of the multiculturalism inherent in this part of the world, as well as the undeveloped protean nature of the region, this was a place of shifting borderland communities and transient ideas, where women in motion and free people of colour played a central role. In illuminating this little understood frontier region, largely unrepresented in the meta-narratives of the Americas, Kit Candlin seeks to complicate and add nuance to our understanding of the Atlantic world.