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Seven Habits of the Self-Aware Leader

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Leadership McKinley, class of 2018, shares seven must-do habits to move your leadership to the next level. Developing self-awareness and knowing your team means forging connections that count. Self-aware leaders are more effective because they foster communication and invite feedback, make efforts to inform themselves and...

The Arts: A Force for Economic Development & Quality of Life

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The positive economic impact of the arts is indisputable. Nationally, nonprofit arts and culture is a $166 billion industry. In New Mexico, the arts and cultural sector contributes $5.6 billion to the economy each year. In terms of employment, the State’s arts industry is roughly equal in size to its construction industry and is 50% larger than its manufacturing industry.

These numbers hit close to home. In Gallup and McKinley County, one in four residents (25%) makes at least part of their living through the arts. Here, the arts are a way of life. Literally. For our communities, the arts are an economic lifeline—a thriving arts-based economy means thriving families.

That is why...

Seven Habits of the Self-Aware Leader

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Leadership McKinley, class of 2018, shares seven must-do habits to move your leadership to the next level. Developing self-awareness and knowing your team means forging connections that count. Self-aware leaders are more effective because they foster communication and invite feedback, make efforts to inform themselves and others, synthesize ideas, and take action.

It’s TIME to become self-aware and move your leadership to the next level!

Part 3: Trying, Failing, Succeeding. Repeating

Contributor – Chuy Morales

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed...

It’s never too late to register to vote

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Editor,

The road to political victory is paved not only with bumps in the road but with others who help you on your way by smoothing out your path to your aspired leadership.

The New Mexico primary was of eight in the United States; the other primaries across the nation were also held in Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota.

While voter turnout for state primary races is hard to predict what will happen in the General Election, they also tend to make it difficult to accurately speculate on how the outcome will be on the national level.  This is particularly true in New Mexico which has always been a Democratic stronghold.

In our region there...

Why Gallup – Tourism’s Economic Impact Grows the Pie

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These guests who come here for the immersive experience offer the community one incredibly important asset- their economic dollars.  The plight of small towns is that we recirculate our economy- we keep looking at the same consumers, the same vendors, and the same money- and try to stretch it further and further and expect different results. Tourism money is different- they come to our community and spend money but don’t stick around in the long term to access the resources that the money creates. Tourism money is a one-way pipeline directly into our economy.

The Gallup tourism industry includes visitor spending in the following categories- accommodations, food and...

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