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
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Retirement: It’s a process, not a “quit”

In a study of 100 retirees, Dr. Nancy K. Schlossberg, EdD, found that retirement is not one single act, like we may traditionally have thought of it, but rather it involves many transitions. How successful people are at adapting depends, in large part, on these specific factors...
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Overcoming a naked fear of public speaking

How do ordinary people catapult themselves to “expert” or “guru” status just by opening their mouths? Having been a keynote speaker for more than 50 events, I’ll offer some clues to help you cloak your presentation anxieties.
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Would you switch jobs to be able to take Fido to work?

If you’re like millions of Americans who suffer at least a twinge of guilt or sadness about leaving Fido behind every morning when you leave for work, take heart – there’s now online help to find dog-friendly employment.
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7 must-reads for best leadership practices

I review about 200 web articles a month in preparation for writing blogs for you, to stay abreast of the best tips, trends, and emerging business practices. Here are links to the seven articles I bookmarked as “best” this past month.
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Five speedbumps to avoid when negotiating your salary

Avoid these 5 mistakes when negotiating your salary. Doing so just might save you some money!
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Want more web traffic and shares? Add long-form content!

Today, let’s flip the “less is more” coin over to its “more is more meaningful” side.
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Three ways to get past feeling like an imposter

Do you ever feel like an imposter? It turns out that it's pretty common among business professionals. Check out these three tips for getting past it!
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Helping your team deal with change

While it’s understood that a business must and will change over time to better meet the growing expectations of its customers, it’s also just as natural for people to resist change. Here’s my checklist of the steps I found helpful to minimize employee pushback and distractions.
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Biotech Review: What’s New with GMO

This month, we’ll check our sources for a closer peek at genetically modified organisms, both plant and insect, to see what scientists are conjuring up in labs in 2018.
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