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Business Fundamentals Never Change… Though Often Ignored.

This is the shortest, most poignant blog I have ever written. A “fundamental” yes or no. Business fundamentals never change, though often ignored. They are – maximize revenue, minimize expense, optimize profit. They only problem is the majority of your … Continue reading

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Driving The Economics of Employee Engagement – Part 1

The subject of Employee Engagement is getting a lot of press lately. Books, articles, forums – every possible variable in the engagement conundrum are discussed ad infinitum. Walking through Barnes and Noble recently I spied a book that I assumed … Continue reading

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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT – Warm & Fuzzy or Performance Driver?

    A critical distinction that will determine your strategy! THE ISSUE Recent studies show that only one employee in three is “engaged in the business”.  50% of employees would take another job if they could, and job satisfaction is at … Continue reading

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3’s and 4’s To Motivate Employees

3’s and 4’s…less… not more. The last several posts I wrote about providing employees more information to encourage an emotional reaction to the performance of the business.  This was a highly qualified definition of “more”.  More information employees can really … Continue reading

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Something More… Something Less

In this continuing discussion of the emotional involvement of your employees in the performance of the business and the significant opportunities that would result, I want to focus on two areas – something more and something less. On the more … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement… Oxymoron?

In my last two postings I have touched on the issue of employees getting emotional at work… in a good way – as it relates to the performance of the business or organization.  Unfortunately, having been “inside” several hundred companies, … Continue reading

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Softball Drives Business Performance

Recently I was taking a tour of a potential client’s facilities. As I was walking along with the company president and the general manager, we passed by a particular employee and the president remarked ,“he is one of the least … Continue reading

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