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“Making a Leadership Change: How Organizations and Leaders Can Handle Leadership Transitions Successfully,” by Thomas Gilmore, Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1988. “Board Passages: Three Key stages in a Nonprofit Board’s Life Cycle,” National Center for Nonprofit Boards, 20-page booklet: NCNB, 2000 L ...

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Non-Profit Report: Puerto Rican Youth Development and Resource Center Inc.

The Puerto Rican Youth Development and Resource Center Inc.’s mission is to act as an advocate for and enhance the quality of life of Hispanic children, youth and their families to build a better community. The center provides services in ...

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Rochester labor unions look ahead to new goals

As we look toward the future of the Rochester area labor movement, it is important to reflect on the accomplishments of 2000 and what impact they have on our goals and objectives for 2001. The Rochester Labor Council, AFL-CIO is ...

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Updated rules indicate proper referral process

On Jan. 4, the federal government finally issued a portion of the so-called “Stark II” regulations. The new rules implement 1993 amendments to the prohibitions on physician referrals to other entities with which the physicians have financial relationships. These regulations ...

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Hands-off style not working for manager’s boss

(“I’m a hands-off type of manager. I like to give people the tools they need to do their jobs and help them solve problems themselves. I have found that when I trust them, I get better results and higher productivity. ...

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Non-Profit Report: Finger Lakes Land Trust Inc.

Founded in 1989, the Finger Lakes Land Trust Inc. works to protect the natural integrity of the Finger Lakes Region. They do this by establishing nature preserves, holding conservation easements, educating for responsible stewardship and working cooperatively with private groups ...

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Manager is burdened by routine office work

“Here we are at the beginning of a new year and I feel like I’m still buried in tons of e-mails, reports, memos and other paperwork. When I devote myself to managing the critical functions of our department-the way I ...

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Microsoft software deal sparks uncertainty in 2001

For more than a decade, this column has covered topics of importance to owners and managers of growing businesses and those who advise them. Now all of these topics have come together in an announcement that left your columnist surprised ...

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Advertising campaign accentuates the negative

How often does one hear the words “No, Nope, Nada” in a campaign designed to pump sales volume? Not too often. Catalyst Direct Inc.’s direct-marketing campaign for Salesnet Inc. plays strongly on the word no. The negative theme aims to ...

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Baseball’s caste system is sure to kill the game

News item: Baseball commissioner Bud Selig proposes a “competitive balance draft,” by which the eight teams with the lowest winning percentage over a three-year period would be able to take players from the eight teams with the highest winning percentage ...

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Campaign Credits

Client Services: Jeffrey Cleary, Diane Andrews John Casey, Deborah Woods-Bricker Creative: Meghan LaBonge, Daniel Jones John Johnston, Robert Sanders Production: Cindy West, Paulette Hansen Technology: Brian Fenton, Terry Shriever Cathy Valleriano, Dana Buda Carl Merritt Call Center: Charles Hartness, Charlie ...

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Non-Profit Report

The New York Museum of Transportation collects, preserves, displays, interprets and operates artifacts and information from the transportation history of Upstate New York and the surrounding area. The all-volunteer New York Museum of Transportation recently celebrated its 25th anniversary by ...

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NON-PROFIT REPORT

The Rochester Family Resource Network Inc., doing business as Family Resource Centers of Rochester, builds strong families and neighborhoods. The organization works with families, neighbors and other providers to ensure a successful start for their children in school and in ...

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Aim for personal goals instead of meterial ones

Personal achievement. Success. Fulfillment. Big words that every salesperson seeks. “Get there by setting goals,” they say. “Wrong,” I say. Now, I’m not saying don’t set goals. I am saying don’t set big goals and think that they’re the direct ...

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Father still dominating family firm’s leadership

“I’m running a small machine shop owned by my father, who is in his late 70s. I say I’m running it, and I am, but if you asked my father, he’d tell you that he’s still calling the shots. The ...

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