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Character Counts

Stephen Forsha

The character of leaders is important to any organization.  It is the foundation of a positive organizational culture.  Leaders of character establish a positive work environment of inclusion, diversity and respect.  These leaders are humble yet have the moral courage to stay true to their beliefs and they demonstrate this through their actions.  This type […]

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July 10th, 2017

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Who coaches a coach?

Stephen Forsha

The role of servant leadership. This past April fool’s Day I began an early morning catching a plane to Chicago, Illinois to attend a coach-tutoring course.  The purpose of the course was to teach the processes necessary to train new coaches in the art of their craft. So this course was all about stepping off […]

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May 22nd, 2017

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Ruminations – Welcome

Stephen Forsha

Welcome to ruminations of a program director.  I hope to use this space to highlight issues in the business world, my thoughts on leadership and along the way, some musings on things happening in my little corner of the William Woods University. To set the stage, I am the program director for online undergraduate business […]

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March 24th, 2017

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William Woods business students participate in DECA

William Woods Business

One of the special opportunities William Woods bachelors of business students have on campus is to join collegiate-DECA team. DECA is a nonprofit student organization with more than 215,000 members across the U.S., dedicated to preparing future leaders and entrepreneurs for a range of business careers. Their educational activities generally fall in the following four […]

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May 31st, 2016

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Being a good boss: the art of managerial communications

William Woods Business

A recent Gallup report, The State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders revealed that managerial communication could have a considerable impact on employee productivity. The study examined the characteristics that make a great manager and how such qualities impact overall employee engagement and ultimately business success. Engaged employees — which Gallup defines […]

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November 20th, 2015

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Women inspiring entrepreneurship near and far

William Woods Business

Someone once explained the Catch-22 of recruiting under-represented populations of any kind this way: “you can’t be what you can’t see.” And so it goes for women entrepreneurs across Missouri — in cities such as Fulton, Columbia, Jefferson City, Hannibal, Cape Girardeau, Joplin and others around the state. Yes, it’s true that the number of […]

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August 26th, 2014

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