Posts tagged with passion in the workplace

Lead from the bottom up, not from the top down.

Posted on August 6, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Your decision to lead from the bottom up is the decision to be a servant leader. Servant Leadership Theory The phrase “servant leadership” was coined by Robert K. Greenleaf in his 1970 essay “The Servant as Leader.” Though the idea of leading through service has been around for centuries a... 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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Challenge The Process

Posted on May 27, 2015 by | Leave a comment

Stellar leadership does not happen overnight, it is an arduous process. One of the most important challenges that a leader faces is overcoming their natural inclination to maintain the status quo. A business cannot reach its true potential unless a visionary leader is able to push through the glass ... read more

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The Most Common Reasons Why Employees Quit Their Jobs

Posted on March 15, 2015 by | Leave a comment

There are a number of reasons why employees quit their jobs. Some of them are family related, while others quit for career related reasons. When you wish to retain your employees over the long haul, the best way to do so is to put yourself in their shoes. An employer should also touch base with his ... 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 Employees Happy

Posted on February 8, 2015 by | Leave a comment

There are some vital aspects that you need to work on to ensure that you keep your employees happy and retained. Company and Personal goals must align. Having similar values leads to superior employee support and engagements for the company’s goals. Company’s Culture. As employees and empl... read more

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Bad Managers Are the No. 1 Reason People Leave Their Jobs

Posted on February 1, 2015 by | Leave a comment

If you asked the typical employer why most people decide to leave their jobs, many are still under the impression that it has to do with finding better financial gratification elsewhere. However, a recent study by Gallup revealed this to be true only 12% of the time. Yes, only 12% of employees leave... 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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