continue reading » The trifecta of characteristics that good leaders demonstrate are intellect, emotional intelligence (EQ), and decency quotient (DQ). There are many factors that go into promoting someone to a president, CEO, or other senior executive role. And if you’re in one of these positions, you’ve likely demonstrated your knowledge and skillset (intellect) to run a company or a team.As you move up through corporate ranks, it can be challenging to adjust your work mentality to fit your role. The other two components of a strong leader are much more intentional and require self-reflection.To be effective in leadership positions, it’s important to understand the differences between being a leader and being a manager. Leadership strategist George Bradt outlines these in a Forbes column that will help you transition into higher roles:Up: Leaders of organizations are accountable to the Board of Directors or shareholders. To ensure your company has the resources it needs to be successful, building relationships with these stakeholders is important. By spending time with them, you’ll not only make personal connections, but they will be better informed of the company’s innerworkings to do their job effectively, too. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
Batesville, IN—The Margaret Mary Health Foundation was recently the recipient of a generous donation from Izzy’s at Hillcrest. The $1,000 donation will benefit the Foundation’s Girls on the Run Fund.In late June, Izzy’s hosted a fundraiser featuring 5 Lights, dancing and appetizers, all in the name of raising money for the Health Foundation’s Girls on the Run Fund. “Girls on the Run is a really great program,” says Bill Gardner, Co-owner of Izzy’s at Hillcrest. “I’m a dad myself now so this [program] hits a little bit closer to home, being able to empower young girls and give them the confidence to grow up and be successful young adults.”“We’re so grateful to Izzy’s at Hillcrest for supporting Girls on the Run and the Margaret Mary Health Foundation. Thanks to Adam [Israel], Bill, their staff and the community for their generous support,” says Mary Dickey, Foundation Executive Director.Margaret Mary’s Health Foundation was established in 2012 to raise money to enhance hospital programs, services, technology and educational opportunities, and to engage the community as partners in health improvement. The Foundation’s role is to receive, manage and disburse funds to meet current hospital needs as well as ensure long-term growth and viability.