About Justin Hoffman
According to Mark Jankowski, founder of Amplified Learning, effective negotiation requires three things: attitude, tools, and skills.
“You can have any one, or even two of those things, but if you don’t put them all together, you won’t be effective,” he said at a recent PSA Partnership Event, “Game of Stones.”
Where did he first learn this lesson? Ten thousand feet in the air, as he was jumping out of a plane. Continue Reading
In 1914, Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton and his crew of 28 men set off for Antarctica to become the first people to ever cross the continent via the South Pole. He led the explorers on what is considered one of the greatest undertakings and leadership stories in recorded history. He called his expedition “The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition: The last great journey on Earth.” Continue Reading
The day author and speaker Deirdre Maloney was interviewed on TV about a blog she wrote, she couldn’t get past what she saw on the screen — and how she felt afterward. Continue Reading
PSA by the numbers – a look back at the year that has passed. What an exciting time for the PSA team. Many thanks to all of our clients and partners! Now onto an even better 2017!
When Joe Ehrmann, who played eight seasons as a defensive lineman with the Baltimore Colts in the 1970s, looked back over his years of experience playing football, he realized he’d had two distinct types of coaches: transactional and transformational. “You either transact with people for your own personal needs, or you invest in the lives of people to help elevate them,” he explained. Continue Reading
For everyone who works in human resources, 2016 has been another year of change, thanks to increased requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and new rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act. At a recent PSA Partnership Seminar, held at PSA headquarters in Hunt Valley, Maryland, two experts shared their insights to help HR professionals review these changes and navigate their continued impact. Continue Reading
“Balance,” Stew Friedman told the crowd at a recent PSA Partnership event, “is bunk.” Continue Reading
PSA’s recent Partnership program speaker David Zweig drew inspiration for his book Invisibles from an early job he held as a fact-checker at Vogue magazine. He liked the job, meticulously verifying the details in each article, catching errors before they went to print. But Zweig also noticed something interesting about his work that seemed to run counter to our prevailing culture of attention-getting as a means to success. Continue Reading
For years, PSA’s annual Kickoff combined an awards ceremony with a themed party to celebrate the beginning of a new fiscal year. However, this year, the program was split into two separate events. This allowed us to focus more on recognizing last year’s accomplishments in February, while dedicating our May event to kicking off our 2017 fiscal year and appreciating our hard working team.