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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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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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“I want the highest paid people that cost me the least amount of money”… said the company president.

  Let me explain. Evidently your CFO thinks so little about how much people are paid by the hour or salary, it’s not mentioned anywhere in your financial statements. As a matter of fact, not only doesn’t he care about … 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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Failure to engage… fatal flaws

Failure to engage… In 25 plus years and more then 500 opportunities to “look inside” different organizations  – manufacturing, service, public, private, non-profit… a reappearing theme takes shape.  A business’s ability to lead employees to a higher level of performance, … 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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