Get Motivated for Fall

The fall season is a great time to get something started. Whether it’s a healthier lifestyle, finishing up on the projects you didn’t have time to complete during summer, or coming up with a brand new idea and running with it, this is a good time to reset your goals and productivity. But how do … Continue reading

JCI USA Fights Malaria Coast-to-Coast

JCI USA recently completed cross-country fundraising, awareness building, and advocacy tour in support of Nothing But Nets, a grassroots movement to prevent malaria through the distribution of insecticide-treated bed nets to needy families in Sub-Saharan Africa. In partnership with Nothing But Nets and the United Nations Foundation, Immediate JCI USA Past President Chrystal Ramsay-Dyess and … Continue reading

Active Citizen Framework Refresher

Earlier this year we wrote several posts about the JCI Active Citizen Framework and how it will help Jaycees achieve their mission “to provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change.” By showing a step-by-step process for creating a roadmap for successful projects, the Jaycees are helping young people to change the … Continue reading

Promoting a Healthy Fall

As the premier organization for the development of young professionals, the Jaycees are dedicated to helping our members improve in all aspects of their lives. Just as important as improving your mental ability is keeping on the right track for a healthy you. As we move through the fall season, it’s a good time to … Continue reading

Leading People: The World Is Changing

One of the biggest mistakes any future leader can make is to assume that the strategies used by his or her predecessor to lead and manage employees will be successful when they have the opportunity to provide direction. Just like technology, leadership styles change. What was effective yesterday may not motivate today’s employee to perform … Continue reading

Start Your Fall with a Bang

If you’re like many individuals across the country, the fall season represents an exciting time each year. You’ve made it through this year’s version of the summer doldrums, and thus have recently concluded what friends, family, and envious neighbors can only concede has been a highly productive few months. A typical you has successfully met … Continue reading

2014 Workplace Trends

Most of us spend about 2,000 hours a year in the workplace. Not only does this time provide insight into our identities and how we coexist with others, but it also provides the foundation for how we learn to overcome and solve problems. When workplaces across the country are identified, classified, and studied, the emergence … Continue reading

September Days to Remember

Too often, we jump into fall and fail to understand the opportunities that September gives us to plan and host an event that brings people together. Whether a Jaycee event or not…hint, hint…September is a great month to bring people together for any number of reasons – a nice meal, a celebration, perhaps even a … Continue reading

Labor Day Facts

Labor Day weekend is a great time to get together with your fellow Jaycees – fire up the BBQ, ice down some drinks, and remember all the fun and good moments you had over the summer. Historically, the first Monday in September is a day to celebrate the American labor movement and the contributions that … Continue reading

Back to School as an Adult

One of the truly beneficial aspects of being a Jaycee is the interaction and friendships you develop with all different types of individuals. As the premier organization for the professional and personal development of young people between 18 and 40, many Jaycees may be active students or going back to school after a break of … Continue reading