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Shanna Boutchyard

Manager - Employment Programs, Rappahannock Goodwill Industries
joined about 4 years ago.

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Posted in Strategies for Addressing Communication Challenges

I've been guilty of sharing information with a large group that was only intended for a small percentage of that group, because I didn't want the information to be received too critically, and I wanted to avoid confrontation. I thought sharing it to the whole group would make it more general in nature, and people wouldn't take it personally. I have since learned that this is not effective. 

Posted in Best Practices in Critical Thinking

Thinking about the changing world of services during this trying time. The leaders I think are most successful are very open and honest about what they know and don't know, and also stay in close communication with their teams and other partners to make sure we're all supporting those in need the best way we can. Humility has been key to those I have found most inspiring and motivating during this time.

Posted in Strategies for Facilitating Difficult Meeting Conversations

Listening to each team member and making time for their development honestly helps me develop my own skills. Always being open to feedback from all levels of the organization helps me stay grounded. Researching and learning from other leaders in my field helps me stay current.

Posted in Inspiring Leader Attributes

Thinking about the changing world of services during this trying time. The leaders I think are most successful are very open and honest about what they know and don't know, and also stay in close communication with their teams and other partners to make sure we're all supporting those in need the best way we can. Humility has been key to those I have found most inspiring and motivating during this time.

Posted in Expanding Your Leadership Skills

Thinking about the changing world of services during this trying time. The leaders I think are most successful are very open and honest about what they know and don't know, and also stay in close communication with their teams and other partners to make sure we're all supporting those in need the best way we can. Humility has been key to those I have found most inspiring and motivating during this time.