Why You Must Hang on to Your Average Achievers With Your Life

I read a fascinating article on the Ladders $100K+ Club website, which states that the employees you should worry about losing are the average ones – the large group of ‘middle’ employees, or Average Achievers. Most work groups consist of a handful of high performers, many average employees, and a handful of under achievers. Most supervisors spend their time focusing on their top and low performers, which the article points out, is a mistake. Why? Because [...]

By |September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Did You Make the Right Career Choice? Most Say, “No”

A poll asked the question, “Would you choose the same career if you could do it over again?”  Believe it or not, 70 percent of respondents said, “No.” As someone who lives, eats, and breathes employee engagement, I can’t help but wonder what impact this has on the level that these employees are engaged. Is it merely a coincidence that 70 percent of people would not choose the same career and 64 percent of U.S. [...]

By |August 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Help Employees Learn Faster by Using Two Simple Tips

People learn and grow at a different pace. So how do you help an employee who isn’t learning fast enough? According to Executive Coach Anne Sugar, there are two actions that you can take to close the learning gap, since it’s your responsibility as a leader to help guide your employee’s performance and success: Mentorship: Seek out a mentor for your employee to supplement your own guidance. It’s helpful to select someone who is more experienced [...]

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Plagued by Turnover? You Are Not Alone

It’s no secret that companies in every industry are having issues finding, attracting, and hiring great talent. While the jury is out as to why this is happening, one thing is for sure – once you find a ‘keeper,’ it’s in your best interests to ensure that person does not leave.  And one of the best ways to do this is by having a phenomenal workplace culture. Why are employees fleeing like never before?  It could [...]

By |August 13th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Unlimited Paid Vacation: Not All It’s Cracked Up to Be

According to a survey by MetLife, the most coveted employee benefit is free time.  Unlimited paid vacation is the most desired benefit, with 72 percent of workers surveyed saying they’d want it over things like rewards for healthy living, paid sabbaticals, or on-site services like childcare.  This statistic is fascinating in light of the fact that in organizations with a set number of paid vacation days, half of Americans don’t use them all!  So if people [...]

By |August 13th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The Drivers of Happiness and Well Being May Surprise You

As reported on, church minister Lydia Sohn interviewed congregants who were in their 90s on what they’ve learned during their many years alive. Here within lies the key takeaways. Their biggest regret? Relationships that haven’t worked out positively, whether they were between siblings, significant others, friends, or parents with their children. Their biggest fear? They weren’t scared of death, but rather the process of “dying” and their deteriorating health. Their greatest joy? Being with family. [...]

By |July 29th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments
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