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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How Can I Get More Impact from My Feedback?

December 1, 2016

There's a better way to make sure your employees get the feedback they crave - and deserve. Jill Geisler offers a 3-level approach that can create a culture of feedback in your organization.

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What’s the Best Way to Take Charge of a New Team?

December 1, 2016

You've just been promoted. You have a brand new team. What are some of the most important things you can do to establish your credibilty? Jill Geisler offers specific tips on your first steps.

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How Do I Combat Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

November 11, 2016

Recent high-profile sexual harassment cases in the US raise the question: Are these unusual situations, or more common than we think? Loyola's leadership expert Jill Geisler shares research that shows the problem is real and more prevalent than you'd hope. She also shares tips for combatting it.

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Is It Ever a Good Idea to Turn Down Extra Duties?

October 26, 2016

You want to be seen as a team player, a go-to person. But what if your boss or teammates "go-to" you too much? Jill Geisler helps you determine what extra work is important to embrace and what to avoid.

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What’s the Cure for Boring Panel Discussions?

October 26, 2016

Conferences and other educational events are a part of our lives - but too many fall into the same old pattern: People sit in a row on a panel and talk at the audience. *Yawn*

There has to be a better way - and there is. Listen to Jill Geisler's suggestions.
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A Co-Worker Took Credit for My Idea. What Should I Do?

September 5, 2016

It's important to both give and get credit in the workplace. But when someone else is being lauded for your idea, you don't have to sit and stew about it. Loyola's leadership and management expert Jill Geisler shares how to communicate so that the credit returns to its rightful owner.

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How Much Control Should Managers Exert Over Employees’ Social Media Use?

August 28, 2016

Social media is a part of our personal and professional lives. Jill Geisler shares research on how employees are using it at work and how employers can help them do so with a great outcome for everyone. Hint: Be a social media coach, not a cop.

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Why Does My Staff Say They Want Training and Then Skip Classes?

August 28, 2016

Don't give up!  Your employees are sending you a message that Jill Geisler can help you translate. She points you to three things that you can address to solve the problem and show you've heard the message.

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