Posts tagged with employee happiness

Freedom Workers – The Next Big Thing

Posted on June 26, 2016 by | Leave a comment

For as long as most of us can remember, the structure of our work lives has been fairly conventional: we have managers at the top who supervise us and determine what needs to get done; and we work the same eight hours a day (or more), five days a week. Over the last decade or so, progressive busines... read more

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Hierarchy Of Needs Applied To Employee Engagement

Posted on March 12, 2016 by | Leave a comment

Abraham Maslow was an American psychologist who created the Hierarchy of Needs, a theory which argued that psychological health was dependent on the fulfilling of needs in order of priority. This theory put forward the idea that humans must have their basic needs met in order to pursue their own... read more

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Toxic Workers – What to Watch Out For

Posted on February 14, 2016 by | Leave a comment

It is an unfortunate fact of life that there will always be gossipers and those who will spread gossip, though never create it. Nowhere else is this fact more evident than in the office workplace. It is beyond any doubt that almost every office worker will have to deal with a situation created by... read more

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Grassroots Leadership

Posted on January 30, 2016 by | Leave a comment

Our Collective Responsibility  Strategically Being Tactical  “The most important thing the captain can do is to see the ship from the eyes of the crew.” Commander D. Michael Abrashoff.  US Navy - USS BENFOLD INTRODUCTION The business environment has undergone dramatic transform... read more

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Top Reasons Why Employees Quit Their Boss

Posted on November 24, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Let’s consider a scenario that happens often in today’s workplace. A highly qualified job candidate is hired for a position. With adequate industry experience and/or solid academic background, the employee has already accumulated a certain level of expertise in a given line of work. The person i... read more

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Employees Must Take The Lead For Their Career Development

Posted on July 3, 2015 by | Leave a comment

In many situations, employees who have become disgruntled will point the finger for their stalled career development at their employers. In reality, this finger needs to be pointed in the opposite direction. Unless an employee is willing to take the initiative to proper their own career forward, the... read more

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Inspiring Passion in the Workplace

Posted on June 27, 2015 by | Leave a comment

What Is Passion And How Does It Apply To Work? Passion describes all of the emotions surrounding love, romance and relationships; a deep, personal feeling most often associated with affairs of the heart. Passion can be said to be a key ingredient capable of exciting the energy which keeps us moti... read more

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Uncovering Your Leadership Blind Spot

Posted on June 20, 2015 by | Leave a comment

To gain a better understanding of your leadership strengths and deficiencies, take a look at yourself through the eyes of others. How we see ourselves is often very different from how we appear to others. Actions we believe reflect decisive or confident characteristics may come across as controll... read more

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The High Cost of Employee Turnover

Posted on June 8, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Keeping the costs of your business down, yet providing your consumers with quality products and services, tends to be one of the most crucial business components in the present times. What most of the businesses fail to realize here is that the employee turnover can represent a very considerable pri... read more

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Cling to Purpose, Not Policy

Posted on June 3, 2015 by | Leave a comment

When employees feel as though they are working towards a real purpose, free of over-bearing policies, they are better able to find their voice within the organization. When driven by purpose instead of policy, you not only set yourself and your people free – but you also find a better way to accom... read more

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