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Is Your Budget The Best Kept Secret In The Company?

It’s budget season…Is your budget the best kept secret in the company? Before we answer , let’s define the word “budget”. On the surface it is rather sterile, lacking emotion or a sense of urgency among most of your employees. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Overcome Market Chaos With Engaged Employees

OR THRIVING IN THE MIDST OF CHAOS  How do two classic, “All American Manufacturers” thrive in the midst of today’s economic chaos?  The first case study is an Ohio machine tool builder with $150 million in sales. The second is … Continue reading

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