The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave

I highly recommend the book  “The 7 hidden reasons employees leave” by Leigh Branham. Hidden Reasons and Practical Actions People complain of poor management when what they want is good management. They complain of favoritism when what they prefer is an even playing field. Along the same line, in describing the seven main reasons employees…

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What is the Difference between Work and Prison?

The Difference Between Work and Prison Just in case you ever get these two environments mixed up, this should make things a little bit clearer.  Happy Friday! At PRISON You spend most of your time in a 10X10 cell At WORK you spend most of your time in a 6X6 cubicle At PRISON You get…

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March 1st is Employee Appreciation Day!

The first Employee Appreciation Day was in 1995.  It is always on the first Friday in March. A Recognition Professionals International’s founding Board member, together with his publishing company, Workman Publishing, created Employee Appreciation Day as a way of focusing the attention of all employers, in all industries on employee recognition. Employee recognition is more…

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Build a fast & easy website for your new business!

There is nothing more motivating than starting your own business.  If your workplace does not provide the kind of environment that is motivating- then be proactive and start your own company.   Click here to sign up for Bluehost.com, an awesome hosting company that can help host your website! Web Hosting Bluehost’s dedication to excellence has…

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How to calculate employee turnover costs

Have you ever try to calculate employee turnover costs?  Read this great article below written Dr. Carlsen as he explains how to calculate employee turnover costs. It is often said that we live in a “throwaway” society. It is frequently easier, maybe even cheaper to dispose of things, rather than repair them. When was the…

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Be the Leader who Motivates Employees in 2013!

Are you a leader who motivates employees?  The ability to motivate employees is one of the greatest skills a boss, leader or entrepreneur can possess. What would it take for you to create a hard working, passionate team that is as committed to growing and improving the company as you are? Here are five quick…

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Motivating Yourself in the Workplace

Motivating yourself in the Workplace can be difficult-especially when times are challenging.  However, you are much more powerful and employable if you are the kind of person who can be the “cause” of motivating yourself.  Below are 10 ways  you can improve your motivation and do your best work. 1. Be clear on your personal values and…

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What motivates employees is not what you think

Businesses might want to rethink what motivates employees.  The decisions that businesses are making about talent and people are outdated.  So many of us think it is all about the money. Daniel Pink says that science shows that mechanical tasks work well with financial rewards.  However, what motivates employees to be creative and work hard comes…

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Live Life Fully-lessons learned from the Hudson River Plane Crash

To Live Life Fully is a concept that few of us think about at work or home. Ric Elias had an opportunity to start thinking about his life when he had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in early 2009. Ric survived the crash.…

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8 Tips to Manage Negative Emotions at Work

Not managing your Emotions at Work can demotivate you and frustrate people who come in contact with you. Negative emotions at work can often backfire if not properly managed. What can you do when a situation at work causes your temper to rise? How do you blow off steam without alienating your coworkers, staff, boss, partners or…

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