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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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Doing Leadership versus Talking Leadership

It is a study in contrasts – doing versus talking. Having worked closely with approximately 300 senior management teams, I have seen it all. Relative to this subject two interesting case studies come to mind. As in most things, the … Continue reading

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Incentives and Employee Engagement – Ensuring They Are Assets not Liabilities

The last several months have been very busy. Client work has taken us to Arizona, Idaho, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Last fall we began presenting a series of speaking engagements entitled Incentives and Employee Engagement – Ensuring they are Assets … Continue reading

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Individual vs Organizational Engagement – 4

 Business is a Team Sport Engagement is not a yes they are, or no their not issue. There is a continuum of employee  engagement. From absolutely disconnected to incredibly productive and effective.  There is another dimension to the issue that … 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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Test of Employee Engagement… are they chewing the boss out for a lack of business performance?

And what are YOU going to do about it? That was a questioned posed by an hourly employee to the president of the company regarding productivity. Yes, she was very upset over the lack of company performance. Ever had that happen? … 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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