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YMCA Miracle League20/02/2015 Duration: 30min
Hear about the Miracle League baseball program that is operated out of the University City YMCA in Charlotte, NC. A program dedicated to children with physical and cognitive disabilities.
YEXPO 2015 and Staff Development20/02/2015 Duration: 30min
Hear Cory Harrison's Y story along with information and learnings from the national YMCA Expo 2015 conference
Principles and Practices08/02/2015 Duration: 33min
Hear Jordan's experiences from attending YMCA Principles and Practices at Blue Ridge Assembly.
Summer Transition05/10/2014 Duration: 25min
Here a advice from Matt and Jordan on how to successfully transition yourself and your staff from summer to fall.
Expectations and Accountability04/09/2014 Duration: 30min
Hear a cautionary tale from Jordan and tips on how to effectively manage member and program participant expectations.
Success Tips for Managers Pt. 223/04/2014 Duration: 32min
Part 2 for new YMCA staff to become better managers. Content taken from an AYP article.
Success Tips for Managers Pt. 118/03/2014 Duration: 31min
Listen to part 1 of this podcast as Matt and Jordan discuss 5 of 10 tips for successful managers.
Storytelling04/03/2014 Duration: 23min
Listen to why storytelling is important for the YMCA a well as examples of how to share.
Impact of Day Camp26/02/2014 Duration: 46min
Hear the story of how a YMCA Camper becomes a counselor and then a professional in this episode.
Micromanaging vs. Coaching13/02/2014 Duration: 40min
Discussion around the differences between micromanaging and coaching. Which is better and why both are situational. Sparked from an article written by Nathan Jamail.
Resident Camp Career Development29/01/2014 Duration: 01h05min
Interview with Jen Deridder, a seasoned Resident Camp Director at YMCA Camp Hanes in King, NC. Learn what it takes to become a professional at a Resident Camp.
The C in the YMCA21/01/2014 Duration: 01h00s
Listen to two YMCA leaders discuss how to keep the "C" in the YMCA. Recorded live at CLC at beautiful YMCA Camp Hanes
Starting a New Job Pt. 215/01/2014 Duration: 01h00s
Jordan is 90 days into his new role as Senior Program Director at the Jerry Long YMCA. Hear what he has learned and gain insight into what to do in your first 90 days.
Starting a New Job Pt. 108/01/2014 Duration: 01h00s
Starting as a new director at the YMCA can be exciting and stressful. Hear Jordan's thoughts as he embarks on his new role as Senior Program Director at the Jerry Long YMCA. Part 1 of 2
New Camp Director02/01/2014 Duration: 01h00s
An interview with special guest Roderick Howard on what it is like to be a first time Day Camp Director
The Pilot29/12/2013 Duration: 01h00s
An introduction into working at the YMCA.