How Much Volunteering Should I Do at Work?

October 4, 2017

You want to be a team player and help others. That's why volunteering is generally a good choice. But you need to be mindful of a few things as you volunteer, so you don't actually put yourself at a disadvantage at work. Loyola's leadership expert Jill Geisler explains - from personal experience. 

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Why Don’t I Get Credit for Giving Feedback?

October 3, 2017

You aspire to be a great manager - and you think you are doing a pretty good job providing feedback. Then you hear via your boss, staff or an employee survey that you fall short. What's going on? And what can you do about it? Loyola's leadership and management expert Jill Geisler offers some practical guidance.

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How Should Leaders Define Loyalty?

July 22, 2017

Your boss expects you to be loyal. But what does loyalty look like in action? And what are the limits of loyalty? In this episode, Jill Geisler walks you through what a good leader should define as loyalty - and what your obligations are.

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How Do I Manage My Boss?

July 22, 2017

The relationship you have with your boss is the most important path to your success. But you have to be smart and strategic about cultivating that relationship. In this episode, Jill Geisler shares some of the "20 Questions about Your Boss" from her book, "Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know." If you know the answers to those questions, you can do a much better job of managing your boss.

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What Are the Ethics of Unnamed Sources?

February 24, 2017

Tune into the news these days and you're likely hear about leaks, whistleblowers or unnamed sources. How should ethical news organizations handle the challenge of people who want their identities concealed when they share information? Jill Geisler shares a list of questions they should answer - and that news consumers should know about.

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How Can Leaders Improve Journalism? Part Three

January 4, 2017

You don't have to work in news to appreciate Jill Geisler's January column for the Columbia Journalism Review, "Ten Resolutions for Managers Leading Newsrooms in 2017." It is a call to action for better journalism in challenging times, important for those who produce and those who consume news.

She shares those resolutions - with specific advice - in three episodes of the Q&A podcast. This one covers showing your math, showing your heart, and providing massive amounts of employee feedback in service of great journalism. The full column can be read at this stie: http://bit.ly/2iWe0ZI

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How Can Leaders Improve Journalism? Part Two

January 4, 2017

Jill Geisler's January column for the Columbia Journalism Review, "Ten Resolutions for Managers Leading Newsrooms in 2017" is a call to action for better journalism in challenging times.  She shares those resolutions - with specific advice - in three episodes of the Q&A podcast. This one covers focusing on systems over symbols, establishing a 'whistleblower strategy," and emphasizing ethics so bold reporting can be free of bias. The full column can be read at this stie: http://bit.ly/2iWe0ZI

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How Can Leaders Improve Journalism? Part One

January 4, 2017

Jill Geisler's January column for the Columbia Journalism Review, "Ten Resolutions for Managers Leading Newsrooms in 2017" is a call to action for better journalism in challenging times.  She shares those resolutions - with specific advice - in three episodes of the Q&A podcast. This one covers rallying the troops and what to say, tapping designers in the fight against fake news, dealing with "Trumpian tweets." and growing more policy wonks. The full column can be read at this stie: http://bit.ly/2iWe0ZI

 

 

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How Can I Fight Fake News?

January 4, 2017

No one wants to be deceived - so how do you make sure that article shared in your social media feed or sent by some via email -- is true? In this podcast, Jill Geisler shares information from the News Literacy Project that helps you understand how to check whether the story and its author can be trusted.

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What’s the Big Deal about Fake News?

December 20, 2016

Knowledge is power - and when producers of fake news spread falsehoods, they are robbling citizens of the power to make well-informed decisions. In this episode, Jill Geisler, who teaches media leadership and ethics, looks at the problem and its impact. Warning: you may think you won't fall prey to fake news, but research suggests you are more vulnerable than you think.

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