Thursday, August 05, 2021

Fwd: Join Our Team! The Buhl Foundation is Hiring


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Join Our Team - The Buhl Foundation is Hiring

Director, One Northside

The Director, One Northside (ONS), is primarily responsible for managing community-based relationships with residents, partner organizations, and stakeholders of One Northside with a clear focus on creating a deep knowledge and understanding of the community, building trust, and cultivating positive relationships. The Director will ensure active community engagement in ongoing development and implementation of the One Northside Plan and provide targeted pillar and program management support to implement the One Northside Plan.

For more information and to apply, click here. 

Manager Marketing & Communications

The Manager Marketing & Communications is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive branding, marketing, communications, and public relations strategy that will drive The Buhl

Foundation's and One Northside's branding and critical messaging. The Manager Marketing & Communications is a strategic thinker and tactician and has the experience and ability to expand the Foundation's and One Northside's visibility and reach locally, regionally, and nationally.

For more information and to apply, click here. 

To receive full consideration, candidates are urged to submit a cover letter and resume by August 30, 2021, before 5:00 PM to work@buhlfoundation.org. The Buhl Foundation is being assisted in this search by Deborah Holland, from DLJ & Associates, LLC. Candidates with questions about the position or process are encouraged to contact Ms. Holland at deborah@dljandassociates.com.

The Buhl Foundation offers a competitive salary depending on experience and excellent benefits. The Buhl Foundation is an Affirmative Action Employer.

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In every community, there is a give and take.

Sometimes you are the one offering support and other times you need to receive it.

It's all part of our work together.

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Monday, August 02, 2021

Fwd: Legislative hearing on conference realignment




A strong Big 12 Conference is good for the state of Texas
Baylor University

Dear Baylor Family,

The beginning of August marks the return of many of our student-athletes in preparation for their upcoming fall seasons and the fall semester. Unfortunately, the winds of conference realignment have taken the spotlight away from these incredible Baylor student-athletes, but I could not be more excited to see our football, soccer and volleyball teams fling their green and gold in just a few short weeks.

Earlier today, Vice President and Director of Athletics Mack B. Rhoades IV and I traveled to Austin to testify in front of a Select Senate Committee looking into the Future of College Sports in Texas, following the pledged departure of the University of Texas from the Big 12 Conference in 2025. We were joined by Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, our colleagues from Texas Tech and TCU, and UT President Jay Hartzell.

My message to the Committee was three-fold:

  1. It is imperative that Texas maintain its nation-leading five Power 5 schools, not only for athletics purposes, but for the prestige, academic partnerships and financial benefits such status brings to our universities;
  2. Losing Power 5 status would have devastating financial implications for Waco, Lubbock and Fort Worth – in excess of $569.1 million in annual gross product and 7,615 jobs, according to a report from the Perryman Group – and a state institution should not be able to inflict such harm on Texas taxpayers and communities; and
  3. As institutions of higher education, we uphold a sacred trust with our constituents, and we must be held to a higher standard. We must compete with integrity, respect for our colleagues, and with openness and transparency.

Mr. Rhoades reinforced that any economic upside to UT's move to the SEC will be felt outside of the state of Texas in neighboring places such as Fayetteville, Arkansas; Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and distant ones such as Columbia, South Carolina. The Big 12 calls Texas home, with the conference office based in Irving, and hosts the Big 12 Football Championship annually in Arlington at AT&T Stadium and has the DFW Metroplex in regular rotation to host the NCAA Final Four – both huge economic drivers and important points of pride for our state.

The bottom line is that a strong Big 12 Conference is good for the state of Texas. And I know our colleagues at Texas Tech and TCU feel the same way. With the commitment of Texas and the University of Oklahoma to stay in the Big 12 until 2025, that will allow the eight remaining conference members time to work strategically and thoughtfully as we chart our shared future. As such, we anticipate the "conference carousel" to slow in the days and weeks ahead.

Mr. Rhoades and I appreciated the opportunity provided by Governor Abbott last Tuesday to discuss with him the current athletic conference landscape and his willingness to assist the Big 12 and its Texas-based members as we move forward. We also send our sincerest thanks to the "Baylor delegation" – members of the Texas Legislature and other state officials who have ties to our University and have tirelessly advocated on our behalf over the past few weeks.

We understand that change and uncertainty are upon everyone involved with intercollegiate athletics. You can be assured Baylor and her leadership are proactively and aggressively engaged in best positioning the University for the future, both athletically and academically. We have a great story to tell.

While media speculation and rumors continue to run rampant – and can certainly be entertaining – we pledge to keep you, as the Baylor Family, informed as specific developments warrant. Thank you for your prayers and ongoing support of our great University.

Sincerely,

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Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D.
President

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Fwd: Watch the 50 Free with Gary Hall Jr.


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Friday, July 09, 2021

Fwd: Sponsored Content: Do You Really Know Your Insurance Partner?

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Friday, July 02, 2021

Fwd: Change The Path, NOT The Goal



How To Exactly Handle The Post-Pandemic Mindset
 
David Newman
Episode 80
Change the Path, NOT the Goal



We've all heard about the Hinge moments surrounding the Pandemic. Entire cohorts of businesses shutting down.
Any business in the pandemic's path of the service industry of course.

David Newman's entire business model of helping entrepreneurs and speakers grow their business was gone.
March 16th-17th, 2020.

Hinge moment!


The reason why his story Episode 80 of 15 Minutes of Mental Toughness is because his perspective is spot on regarding exactly how to handle the (insert cliche') pivot, new normal, post-pandemic, etc, etc.

What are the three questions you need to ask yourself?

What is Successful DNA?

The power of YES and...

How the world of business changed precisely...



3:20 Becoming a million-dollar speaker.
4:55 Hiding behind big names.
8:10 Do it before you're ready: Perceived risk.
9:33 Humility in accepting B-average performances.
13:10 Goals without attachment: The external spectator.
15:35 The 3 questions after March 16, 2020.
21:27 Changing the path, not the goal. Understanding successful DNA.
25:28 How comfort hinders success.
30:01 Post-pandemic: "Yes, and…"
34:12 Personal branding and commercializing expertise.
40:06 What David offers for free.


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