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Listening effectively: Lessons from an extreme extrovert

Hear from Louisville editor Mary Irby-Jones on how she learned to stop talking so she could hear other people.

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  • The resilient leader

    There’s a lot coming at you as a leader, in good times and in bad. In this conversation, Mizell Stewart III connects historical events with your everyday leadership challenges, and inspires you to do even better for your team and for the mission.

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  • Focusing our newsrooms on digital subscriptions

    The truest sign of our health as a business and the fulfillment of our mission: paying subscribers. In this conversation, learn how your newsroom can keep existing customers and win the business of new ones.

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  • Prioritizing diversity in retention and promotion

    Tennessean editor Michael Anastasi, a longtime champion of investing in diversity in all respects, led a discussion on nurturing careers with a special focus on diversity.

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  • Small newsrooms, big ambitions

    Just because your newsroom is small doesn’t mean your goals need to be.

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  • Five case studies that illuminate our ethics and social media policies

    Being proactive and communicating our standards clearly helps, but sometimes we slip up. Here’s a primer on what to watch out for, and how to steer clear of trouble.

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  • How to be a great mentor

    We’ve all relied on the guidance and mentorship of others to get where we are. This discussion, hosted by USA TODAY’s Mary Nahorniak and the Bergen Record’s Dan Sforza, explores how to pay it forward.

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  • Protected: Table Stakes follow-up: community-funded journalism

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  • Protected: Table Stakes: Design-do loops

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  • Best practices for engagement and UGC forms

    Summer Moore and Penny Riordan walk you through our new reader engagement form templates, which can be embedded directly into stories.

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  • Identifying and supporting trauma among fellow journalists

    A newsroom-wide briefing and discussion on trauma and journalism, introducing best practices in coverage and the basics of self-care and collegial support.

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  • Strategies for being a great mentor

    Mentoring and coaching is an art, as Socrates knew. Here’s how to channel some of what worked for him.

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  • Protected: Table Stakes: Moving from activities to outcomes

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  • Leadership academy: Simple acts of communication and kindness

    Michael Anastasi shares simple techniques you can use to get the best out of your teams and colleagues.

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