Posts tagged with leadership by walking around

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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The Silent Employee Engagement Killer: Status Quo

Posted on February 15, 2015 by | Leave a comment

One of the greatest challenges of making it in today’s competitive marketplace is to find creative ways of keeping employees engaged. There is nothing worse than losing your star employees to a competitor, which can be a blow to any company’s success. This may not only result in lost profits ove... read more

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How to Keep Your Best Employees from Walking Out the Door

Posted on January 5, 2015 by | Leave a comment

So, why do talented employees leave? While it is definitely one of the top contributing factors, most research has shown that money is rarely the only reason an employee chooses to leave a company. It is usually a combination of a variety of other reasons that often has the biggest influence on a... read more

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Listen With Your Feet

Posted on January 5, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Listening is the manager’s most important leadership skill Therefore… Get off your high horse Get off your computer Get out of your office Get out of the board room and …Get on your feet! If you truly want to listen to your employees, use your feet. Listen by Walking Aro... read more

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Employee Engagement Surveys – Why Asking the Right Questions Matter

Posted on December 30, 2014 by | Leave a comment

Many leaders have made ample use of employee engagement surveys in the past, only to come to the realization that they have failed to sustain a minimal rate of employee turnover at the company. There are many reasons as to why this occurs, many of which will be highlighted in this article. Let’... read more

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Disengagement is a Defining Mega-Trend in Today’s World

Posted on December 14, 2014 by | Leave a comment

A disproportionate number of people are now joining the “lost generation” club – a group of individuals who are becoming more and more disengaged from their workplace and school environment, leading to as much as $4.7 trillion in lost productivity. Disengagement is now a defining trend that... read more

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The Dangers of Ignoring Employee Feedback

Posted on December 6, 2014 by | Leave a comment

It is an untarnished fact of life that people want their voice to be heard! Surveys have revealed to us just how much people want to feel praised, while countless philosophers such as John Dewey have also expressed the innate human need to feel desired and important. Why should things be any diff... read more

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Employee Retention: Retain and Gain

Posted on November 22, 2014 by | Leave a comment

Some people are still mistakenly under the impression that employee turnover is a good thing. What a myth this is! Sure, it sometimes a good thing to remove the occasional bad egg from one’s workplace in order to bring in more productive workers, but many managers are baffled when they learn about... read more

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The Quickest Way to Kill Your Business

Posted on November 8, 2014 by | Leave a comment

The quickest way to kill your business – stay in your office! Simply put… If you want to kill the human spirit and destroy your organization, stay out of touch. Stay in your office. Send out non-stop emails. Sit arrogantly in your comfort zone, and stay oblivious to what is really going on... read more

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