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Employee Engagement Strategies from Top Business Coaches

By |2020-07-10T12:11:10+00:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

In a recent Forbes article, members of the Forbes Coaches Council shared strategies for improving employee engagement.  As most of you know, I’m a fan of the three to five rule, so here are three ideas of the 13 which I think would have the most impact […]

Employees Want to Speak Up and Add Value. Are You Listening?

By |2020-07-02T18:43:51+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|

The world’s largest restaurant chain – Subway – is seeing declining revenue as consumers seek healthier, fresher food and as competitors offer better options.  Additionally, franchisees have been protesting the Corporate-directed promotions, complaining about product quality, and struggling with over-saturation.

Franchisees estimate that up to one-third of Subway […]

Want Mediocre Business Results? Cling to Traditional Employee Engagement Approaches

By |2020-06-12T05:00:09+00:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Several year ago, Wells Fargo created millions of fake bank and credit card accounts.  In an interview with CNN, Wells Fargo’s CEO Tim Sloan said, “This happened because we had a compensation plan that drove inappropriate behavior.  Our culture focused on selling product vs. providing the right […]

If Elon Musk Can Colonize Mars, You Can Re-Engage Employees

By |2020-06-05T12:32:04+00:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Elon Musk’s rocket company, SpaceX, has a goal of reducing space transportation costs to enable the colonization of Mars.  So, my question to you is this… if Musk can colonize Mars, why can’t you re-engage your employees?

A pervasive theory exists that re-engaging employees is difficult, if not […]

Employees Are Like Plants – Feeding is Necessary to Keep Them Alive and Engaged

By |2020-05-29T13:05:46+00:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Brian Smith, founder of Ugg Australia Boots, spoke at the Inc. 5000 Conference and shared some great advice for founders who are frustrated with their startup’s slow growth. “You can’t give birth to an adult,” said Smith. “When your company is an infant, it’s not going to […]

Mistakes Happen. Follow These Tips to Recover Fast.

By |2020-05-21T15:55:28+00:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Everyone makes mistakes at work – it’s part of life.  What matters most is that you recover quickly and handle your mistakes in a positive way, so I trolled the Internet and found a great strategy by Gina Belli – an educational consultant – to do just […]

Millennials ‘Fess Up’ About Their No. 1 Development Area

By |2020-05-14T16:35:06+00:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

The question “What are millennials doing wrong when it comes to their careers?,” originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.  Here’s a compelling response, which will help you get inside the heads of millennials.  Knowledge is Power. – Jill

“I […]

Do You Want Employees to Date You or Get Engaged to You?

By |2020-04-30T20:06:20+00:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Bloomberg published an article called “Office Perks are Dumb.”  While the East Coast business woman in me would not have titled it this way, the premise is right on: office dogs, ping-pong tables, and kegerators make people happy, but they do not make work fulfilling.  These perks […]