Merit University

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For 13 years, this conference has been a very successful program to provide senior living leaders, HR professionals, and other community based staff education and training in areas of HR Law, benefits, training and other services we provide. Merit University also provides attendees the opportunity to interact with their peers and the chance to meet and interact directly with the Merit Senior Living team.

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Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute

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The Leadership Minute is a weekly, one-minute(ish) video produced by the Merit Senior Living training & development team giving tips on the topics of leadership development, service excellence, and workplace communications.

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Free 30 Minute Webinars

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We hope you’ll join us for one of our FREE 30 minute webinars!<br> <br> Our goal is to make employment easy and one way we do that is by providing you information that is relevant and valuable in the areas of leadership development, service excellence, and workplace communications.

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Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute #43 – Identifying Values


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Think about the leaders you’ve had throughout your career. Was there one that was just fantastic? Did you ever experience the other end of the spectrum? What leadership values have you taken from the example of your fantastic leader? In this Merit Senior Leadership Minute #43 – Identifying Values, Kristi […]

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Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute #42 – Establishing Workforce Trust


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Is trust present in your leadership team? Our recently published eBook, Establishing Workforce Trust for Senior Living Organizations, is all about building trust within your organization. As a leader, you have to establish trust by having honest conversations with your team to get everyone on the same page. The culture of […]

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Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute #41 – Successful Skills


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Does your housekeeping department know the #1 Successful Skill? Without understanding the Successful Skills your team may fail because they they are simply not good at what they do. In our 41st installment of the Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute, Kristi identifies the two Successful Skills your team needs to […]

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Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute #40 – Trust


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What is your trust strategy? As leaders of your communities you must and retain trust with your team, your residents, their families, and the community. This is a tall order, but trust must be a core value of your culture. Trust starts with you. But, how do you work to […]

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Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute #39 – Emotional Bank Accounts


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The act of giving is fairly prevalent during this time of year, but a true leader gives year round. Year round giving adds deposits to the Emotional Bank Account, which Stephen Covey described as an account similar to that of a financial account where there are deposits and withdrawals. In […]

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Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute #38 – 30 Seconds to Discover Your Team


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As a leader, understanding how your team works is important to your ability to lead. Your team members have different preferences, and ways of working, and if managed ineffectively their differences can lead to dissatisfaction that directly impact your residents. In this Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute, Kristi discusses an […]

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Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute #37 – Respect and Trust


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On a scale of 1-10 how much does your team respect one another? On a scale of 1-10 how much does your team trust one another? High performing teams need to have respect and trust go hand in hand for a team to function efficiently. Jason tackles one exercise he […]

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Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute #36 — Becoming a High Performing Team


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According to the survey we ran last week most of you are concerned with leading your teams to become high performing in the up coming year. This is not an absolute shocker on our end as we currently have a program that is to this end. Struggling to get a […]

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Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute #35 – What is Your Greatest Challenge?


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What is your greatest challenge going to be in 2015? Budget Restrictions…Redeployment of Team Members…Low Team Moral??  We thought it would make sense to take advantage of our milestone 35th Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute video to ask you for your feedback. Our goal has always been to bring you […]

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Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute #34 – Unleash the Power Within


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Do you immerse your team in vision and standards? As a leader of your community you must immerse your team with relevant and meaningful messaging and training to create and maintain that ideal culture. Suggestions and orders, simply will not work. In this Merit Senior Living Leadership Minute, Jason discusses […]

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