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January 17, 2013
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  • Ohio school board votes to arm school custodians
    The school board in a small Ohio district has voted to allow janitors to carry weapons at school in an effort to improve security. While the move, which includes a two-day training course for the custodians, drew support from some who said such measures should be implemented in districts nationwide, others said they preferred having police officers patrolling in schools. The Blade (Toledo, Ohio) (1/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • 7 steps to becoming an effective leader
    Everyone is capable of being a leader, Kevin Eikenberry writes, but the key is to find the right leadership style. He advises you start by getting to know yourself, beginning with understanding your values, personality, strengths and weaknesses. Becoming a leader takes time, Eikenberry warns, as well as a desire to receive feedback and continuously learn. (1/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • 7 questions to help you define work balance
    What are the parts of your work life you won't compromise? To find out, ask yourself what tasks, activities and other characteristics of your work and co-workers you want to protect or maintain, Mike Figliuolo writes. "Once you have the answers to these questions, you can begin to better define your boundaries at work, which should improve your job satisfaction and therefore improve your morale and performance," he writes. ThoughtLeaders blog (1/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Just another perk of BSCAI membership
    BSCAI Affinity Partner Sunbelt Rentals offers a full line of equipment rental, including specialty equipment and services. Members can rely on Sunbelt Rentals for general tools and equipment, emergency power generation and distribution, aerial work platforms and scaffolding, facility maintenance, HVAC equipment and more. Visit our Affinity Partner page for details. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Don't just take our word for it ...
    From mentorship, education, leadership, to networking, our members will tell you what being a member of BSCAI means to them. In the video featuring Janelle Bruland, of Management Services NW, she explains how BSCAI helped her business grow and succeed. Listen to our members and learn how a membership with BSCAI can benefit you and your company. Watch this video along with others on the BSCAI YouTube channel. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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