Employee Attraction

Are you too Sexy for your Industry?

During this past week I’ve interacted with several CEOs, Presidents and Senior Managers, discussing their greatest challenges in today’s marketplace. Despite the varying sectors that each individual was in, from food processing to automotive to electrical components, the consensus is that sales and future growth opportunities are strong. Many mentioned that this was a much… Read More…

Customer Expectations

Are Your Products Meeting Customer Expectations?

It’s difficult enough today to attract customers or clients only to lose them over a less than satisfying experience. I’m not talking about poor customer service, although I could write a book on the topic (p.s. Actually, I am writing a book on this topic. For now, however, feel free to grab a copy of… Read More…

Employee Engagement is an Investment of Time

Why Employee Engagement is an Investment of Time

Well over a decade ago I worked for a fairly large organization that had an employee engagement problem… Everyone knew it (employees, managers, executives), and eventually the CEO decided to invest in having an employee engagement survey completed. Although I’m not privy to the cost, I know from those who were part of the initiative… Read More…

Motivate Employees

How to Motivate your Employees to Reach Higher Levels of Productivity

Success is not a solitary journey. The most successful CEO’s, Presidents and Entrepreneurs that I’ve encountered have built a powerful network to assist them along their journey including surrounding themselves with peers, trusted advisers, coaches, financial advisers, accountants, lawyers and even personal trainers. There is no end to the network one can build if open… Read More…

Build Resolve in Your Team

The Four Steps to Building Resolve in Your Team

The degree to which you can empower a team is determined by the level of resolve that exists amongst team members. This was a realization I had several years ago when working with a team shifting them from a team lead by several managers, to a team that had no managers and was “self-managed”. Although… Read More…

Communication Strategies For Today's Multi-Generational Workforce

Communication Strategies For Today’s Multi-Generational Workforce

The face of organizations as we know them is changing, driven most significantly by a multi-generational workforce. Different generations prefer differing means of communication, and failing to engage employees at all levels is a clear recipe for disaster. From an extreme perspective, simply ignoring these differences will result in both ineffective communications and a lack… Read More…

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