How Radio Can Improve Mental Health

How Radio Can Improve Mental Health As a broadcasting consultant with more than 30 years in the industry, I stay up to date with the industry trades about ratings, station deals, financial reports, FCC changes, and so on. I am also a licensed psychotherapist, and read articles and journals on psychology and behavioral health topics. The broadcasting industry and behavioral health can help each other.   It might interest you […]

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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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How to Hire – and Keep – the Right People

The age-old concern for just about every employer is: “Where are all the good candidates? Why can’t people just come to work and do their job?”    The concern is not limited to the broadcast industry; it is common among businesses. Expectations are high. I remember when I was recruited in a sales role for […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Today’s Challenges for Small Markets and Family-Owned Stations

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Today’s Challenges for Small Markets and Family-Owned Stations Our work in traditional media has seen its challenges. The recent bankruptcies of two of the largest radio broadcasters, as well as mergers, acquisitions, and transitions are main topics as I continue to engage in conversations with my colleagues. Their […]

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