Shaking the Foundation - Blog

Community Health Workers Hold Promise for Oral Health Equity

Today's post is by Colin Reusch, Senior Policy Analyst at the Children's Dental Health Project (CDHP). It is cross-posted on CDHP's "Teeth Matter" blog. The Connecticut Health Foundation recently released a policy brief highlighting the potential benefits of utilizing Community Health Workers … more >

August 31, 2015

Employee Performance Management: Constructive and Actionable Co-Worker Feedback in Two Simple Questions

Today’s blog is by Carol Pollack, VP of Finance and Operations In my last blog “ Keep, Start, and Stop Doing That ” I discussed how our 360 Degree Performance Management Process (PMP) uses team assessment meetings to both enhance the effectiveness of functional teams, and improve team member skills … more >

August 24, 2015

“Keep, Start, and Stop Doing That” – Getting Feedback in Team-Based Performance Management Meetings

Today’s blog is by Carol Pollack, VP of Finance and Operations In two previous blogs, “Measuring Employee Performance: Easier Said than Done,” and “Employee Performance from Both an Inside and Outside View,” I described how we were learning to improve our Performance Management Process (PMP) by … more >

August 4, 2015

“Interim Report” from our Listening Project

Today’s post is by Millicent Cripe, Policy Intern, and Elizabeth Krause, VP of Policy and Communications As a funder, we require interim project reports from our grantees. In that spirit, we share an interim report from our Listening Project. Last week, with the help of our partner Christian … more >

July 30, 2015

A New Capstone for the 10th Class of Health Leadership Fellows

Today's post is by Millicent Cripe, Policy Intern On June 18, 2015, the Health Leadership Fellows Program reached a tremendous milestone. We celebrated the graduation of the 10th group of fellows! The Class of 2015 was a diverse group, from various professional fields and across Connecticut, bonded by a … more >

July 22, 2015