About Jody Glynn Patrick

Jody is President of Glynn Patrick & Associates, which provides management consulting, executive coaching and strategic planning services. She is Publisher Emeritus of In Business magazine, which she published for 17 years. Selected as the “U.S. Business Journalist of the Year” in 2007 in Washington, DC, by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Jody has been a business reporter, editor, radio talk show host , and has won other state and national journalism awards. At the same time, she has helped corporate clients grow their businesses -- the basis for her practical coaching advice here. She also was the 2005 Athena Award recipient for her leadership role in mentoring other professional women. Jody will be talking with you weekly on TDS’ blog to share her insights and tips from the C-Suite perspective. Follow on G+.
Author Archive | Jody Glynn Patrick

How to host the best holiday party EVER.

Studies back this conclusion: retention is most influenced by how appreciated employees feel for the contributions they make to the company. Since money was always tight, particularly during recessionary times, we had to be inventive. Here are three of our favorite end-of-year parties:
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Biotech review: What it takes to feed the world

This month, our tech focus is on bio crop development and world population projections.
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2017’s six best business blogs (so far)

There’s no trophy or awards banquet for making it on my list of the best blogs, at least not for the writers. However, for you, readers, there are definite gains for reading these thought-provoking business blogs.
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Hurricane Irma’s aftermath: Opportunistic sales tactics

The morale of the story is this: how you conduct your business in the worst of times dictates how I (and many others) will spend our money in the best of times. Here's what I learned in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
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In the Know: What’s new in biotech agriculture

Our bio review this month addresses promising breakthroughs in agriculture and what it means to the global marketplace.
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Making Decisions: When and how to move a team toward action

Many managers are far more adept at “making decisions” than they are at implementing change, and in fact, often confuse the two, thinking their managerial responsibility ends with making a statement of intent.
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Robert Jordan: A case study in dogged determination

Robert Jordan is a case study worth knowing and replicating. From driving truck to founding a company, this is his journey.
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And the survey says… what Millennials think about their companies, managers

Research shows that only one in five Millennials say they are “satisfied” at work. The polled group included 7,806 global interviews with college graduates born after January 1983 who now have fulltime employment. Get the rest here.
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Biotech review: Preventative and Treatment Breakthroughs

Biotechnology is a rapidly changing field. In the latest cases, it's been for the better. This month's biotech wrap-up is all about preventive treatment for some of the worst diseases. Grab some coffee and a have a read!
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