BEWARE OF YOUR STRENGTHS!

When I answered a multitude of questions for a strengths assessment, it was revealed that my greatest strength is that I am a learner. This made sense to me. Reflecting on my childhood and background the evidence was clear; I have always loved learning by coming up with new ideas and trying new things. I […]

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Radio Is All About Relationships

Radio Is All About Relationships I must be the happiest, passionate and most peaceful person in radio today. And I don’t even work inside a radio station. “That’s why she’s so content,” I can almost hear you say; “she doesn’t live with the daily pressure that most of us broadcasters experience.” But I do understand […]

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Attitudes are contagious! How’s yours?

Disruption, conflict, crisis, loss of revenue, combatting or conforming to digital media, apathy, and band-aid solutions are some of the most significant concerns for broadcast operations to date. It is not surprising that bad attitudes in the radio business are common. Back when radio was known as a fun industry, the competition was the “guys […]

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Radio Needs An Attitude Adjustment!

TROUBLE, TURMOIL AND TRANSITION: RADIO NEEDS AN ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT NOW!   By Kelly Orchard, M.A. LMFT There is only one problem with radio today. One. So, let’s solve it. Although I’m not immune to the ongoing challenges that the radio industry faces, my primary focus is on the people inside the industry. I’m a second-generation […]

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