Posted in July 2014

Mid-year Leadership Review

Halfway through the year is a good time to look back on your accomplishments and challenges as a leader and determine what adjustments you can make to end the year on a wave of success. As an organization dedicated to the advancement of young professionals, the Jaycees strive to develop leadership characteristics among its members … Continue reading

Avoiding the Summer Business Slowdown

Traditionally summertime has represented a slowdown for businesses and employees. From vacation to more responsibilities with the kids to feeling the hot days of summer, it just seems that you get less done. While not always a bad thing, in today’s business world you can never afford to be stagnant. The good news is there … Continue reading

Your Vacation Should Not Be Stressful

If you’re like many people around the country, the summer months represent a chance for you and your family to get out of town and take a few days to rest and recharge. That’s right, it’s vacation time! A week or two of relaxation in your favorite spot, or maybe someplace new, is just what … Continue reading

Interview with an Entrepreneur

If you’ve ever wanted to move on from your nine to five job, and chase the dream of starting your own business, there’s some great motivation in an article from senior writer Catherine Clifford at She recently interviewed John Schnatter, the founder and CEO of global pizza giant Papa John’s about how he got … Continue reading

Happy 4th of July

Most folks look forward to the Fourth of July holiday for a number of reasons – a long weekend, BBQs with family and friends, and to celebrate a minor historical event called the American Revolution. As you get together with your friends (other Jaycees included) to toss your favorite food on the grill and crack … Continue reading