Category Archives: Productivity

The Truth About Sustainable Employee Engagement

If you’ve been in management for any time at all, you know that traditional forms of engagement strategies work initially but then seem to lose their appeal over the long haul. Why? Because the traditional forms of engagement are not … Continue reading

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Organizational Treasures: A Key to Employee Engagement

There is a ton of advice about how to motivate the Millennials and Digital Natives coming on board and interacting with potentially three other generations — but our bias is to try a different approach. Rather than focusing on PowerPoint … Continue reading

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Easy Employee Engagement Tip: Replace Talk With Action

Today’s marketplace requires more action than ever from managers and their teams who want to remain competitive in a global economy. We don’t have to tell you that many business decisions are not for the faint of heart. Even the … Continue reading

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How to Go With the Flow and Engage Your Team

Superior teams—teams where employees are excited and engaged—know how to go with the flow. The flow we’re talking about is not mindless, carefree moments of allowing oneself to be pulled or pushed by circumstances like a piece of paper being … Continue reading

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In the absence of information, people will make it up!

The power of communication as an effective leadership tool cannot be overstated! In study after study, research has validated the fact that employees feel more empowered and engaged when they are kept in the loop about company information. Employees will … Continue reading

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How to Handle the 3 Toughest Behaviors in the Work Environment

Everyone knows that the toughest part of any management job is dealing with people! In fact, we know of some outstanding technicians who were rewarded by their companies by promoting them to supervisory roles … only to have these amazing … Continue reading

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Crystallize Your Mission: 2 Questions to Engage Your Team

At your next staff meeting, have one slide displayed for everyone to see: A copy of the company’s mission statement. Use no other slides—no 20-page handout—no prepared script. Simply welcome your team, point to the slide, and just stand there … Continue reading

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