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A Good Job

If you do a good job for others, you heal yourself at the same time, because a dose of joy is a spiritual cure.
It transcends all barriers.
- Ed Sullivan
What is a “good job”? Sometimes looking good at your job is as easy as telling others that you are! No, I am not talking about bragging, because that is not my style. I am speaking about letting your actions speaking louder than your words, which then becomes the resident’s perception of you in your role as Activities Director. Let me share a few examples with you now. If a resident asks you to provide a program,movie, outing, etc., when it is time to promote it, be sure to say that it is a resident requested program. This shows your community that you are open to suggestions and that you act on the suggestions given.That tells the community that you are a good listener.Keep a log of entertainers who have performed at your community, and rate them so that you can accurately promote the program the next time (s)he returns with “back b…