Tricks & Treats from The Alliance Team

What is something you do in your professional life that makes you successful?

Sammy Moon
Schedule time on your calendar  for reflection, contemplation, and rest.
Ellen Collins
Whenever you encounter an unfamiliar term or concept, immediately research it so you can add to your personal tool kit.
Sandra L. Johnson
Set reminders on emails that I send to notify me to follow up with people if I have not received responses from.
“Promise me you’ll always remember that you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh
Dave Miller
Don’t forget to have fun, especially with your team.
Always send a follow-up note (hand-written, if possible).
Speak at the level of your expectations.
Set deadlines well in advance.

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