Author Archives: Cynthia Marcotte Stamer

About Cynthia Marcotte Stamer

Management attorney and operations consultant Cynthia Marcotte Stamer uses a client objective oriented approach to help businesses, governments, associations and their leaders manage performance, operations and risks.

Comment on USDA Canola, Corn and Soybeans Rules

The USDA is inviting comments on U.S. Standards for Canola, Corn and Soybeans On June 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) published three proposed rules regarding U.S. Standards for Canola, Corn and Soybeans … Continue reading

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Relationships Matter

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IRS Warns About Refund E-Mail Scam

In an April 9 news release, the IRS identifies a new bogus email pretending to be from “IRS Refunds,” and containing a link that connects to a fake page where thieves try to steal personally identifiable information, such as Social … Continue reading

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Manage Better By Managing Emotion In Messages

Consciously manage the emotion in your message to manage others better. Research shows people don’t actually respond to language that’s positive or negative. They respond to language that’s emotional. Emotion in language can motivate or alienate, deliver criticism or coaching, … Continue reading

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Don’t Underestimate Quiet Team Members

Management often lose the benefit of valuable insights of quiet team members amid the din of input of more assertively expressive team members. Capture this input by structuring avenues to encourage and capture this quiet input. About The Author A … Continue reading

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When the Company makes your Personal Life its Business

Leaders increasingly face risks from injudicious personal sexual or or other misconduct. See , w.g. Latham Managing Partner Resigns. Use care!

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