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Altering perception aids
in accelerating change

Mobilizing an organization for change is a critical skill these days. Unfortunately, even when the organization is in danger, it is extremely difficult to get employees to mobilize quickly and passionately. Most senior executives will readily admit that seldom does ...

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New hopefuls fuel
cable-TV diversity

Is CHOP TV, the martial-arts channel, in your future? How about the Air and Space Network, the Children’s Fashion Network, the Jackpot Channel, Gay Entertainment Television, Jock Talk TV, the Museum Channel, the Premium Horse Network, Wingspan (the Aviation Channel), ...

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Non-Profit Report: Neighborhood Housing Services of Rochester Inc.

NON-PROFIT REPORT A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Neighborhood Housing Services of Rochester Inc. Since 1979, Neighborhood Housing Services of Rochester has been helping unbankable home owners keep up their homes. NHSR does this through its Revolving Loan ...

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Say farewell to the old to make way for the new

The buying and entertaining frenzy that overtakes us during the winter holidays, no matter what our religious persuasions, has managed to choke out the meaning of the old yuletide custom of burning the log as a symbol of “letting go” ...

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Cost accountability
redefines non-profit success

“It is no use saying, “We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what’s necessary.” –Winston Churchill The $300 hammer. The $600 toilet seat. Just two examples of government-procurement abuses that have gained media attention. “What ...

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Non-Profit Report: Alzheimers Association

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Rochester Inc. serves Monroe and eight surrounding counties–Livingston, Steuben, Chemung, Schuyler, Yates, Ontario, Seneca and Wayne counties–with education, support, advocacy and research dealing with Alzheimer’s disease ...

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Like people, modems
thrive on good connections

Whether you want to explore the Internet or provide a simple way for the people in your branch office to hook into your main network, your task will be more efficient and bearable with the right piece of equipment for ...

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Non-Profit Report: Finger Lakes Council Boy Scouts of America Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Finger Lakes Council,Boy Scouts of America Inc. The Finger Lakes Council, Boy Scouts of America has been serving the youth of Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties since 1921, striving to fulfill ...

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Non-Profit Report:
Learning Disabilities Assocation of Genesee Valley Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Learning Disabilities Association of the Genesee Valley Inc. Formed in 1963, Learning Disabilities Association of the Genesee Valley provides advocacy, vocational and residential services to adults and children with learning disabilities, an ...

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Non-Profit Report: The Center for Youth Services Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Center for Youth Services Inc. For a quarter of a century, the Center for Youth Services has provided services to some half a million youth, family members and others. Last year, ...

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Non-Profit Report: Western New York Child Care Council Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Western New York ChildCare Council Inc. Western New York Child Care Council’s mission is “to improve the quality and increase the quantity of child-care services to meet the needs of parents, children ...

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Non-Profit Report: Foodlink Inc.

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Foodlink Inc. Foodlink began its operation in 1976 at Action for a Better Community Inc. as its Community Food and Nutrition Program, and independently incorporated as the Genesee Valley Regional Food Clearinghouse ...

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Serve your customers,
and you serve yourself

First Person features local businesspeople relating–in their own words– experiences and lessons that have shaped their company’s development. The goal is to inspire and inform others through first-person accounts. By PHYLLIS MINDELL When you reach a defining moment in your ...

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Non-Profit Report: Al Sigl Center

A WEEKLY PROFILE OF A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION The Al Sigl Center for Rehabilitation Agencies Inc. is a partnership of eight agencies that offer therapeutic, educational, vocational and recreational services to people with disabilities. The eight agencies are: Epilepsy Association ...

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Note: A conscience is a
terrible thing to waste

During this season of good will and holiday cheer, it was something of a shock to hear that Santa Claus had been arrested earlier this month. In fact, during one 24-hour period, Santa was busted by the cops in both ...

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