Approachable vs. Accessible

As an employee retention trainer and employee retention speaker, I mention that many leaders have their door open but are not approachable because of their leadership style.  Needless to say, this does them and the organization no good when it comes to learning about employee...

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Boots on the Ground

As an employee retention expert and employee retention speaker, I am always looking for articles that will help me to build my body of knowledge.  Recently, I read an article that an organization has developed an algorithm that can predict if software engineers are thinking...

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Truth…Can You Handle the Truth?

We have all heard the famous line from the movie A Few Good Men when Jack Nicholson tells Tom Cruise, “Truth…You can’t handle the truth!”   The question is; can you as a leader handle the truth.  When your people give you are given feedback by...

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Give Credit where Credit is Due

When I am working as an employee retention trainer and employee retention speaker, I will get managers who pull me aside and whisper how they never seem to get credit when something goes right.  Then I hear from people who are a level below they...

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Morning Stroll

As an employee retention speaker I always ask my audience, “Do you regularly take a morning stroll through your facility or office first thing when you come in?”  For most people, the answer is “no.”  Usually what they do is go to their office...

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Wake Up with WebCME- Give Your Employees C.R.A.P.

I always say, “Give your employees C.R.A.P…the more C.R.A.P you give them the better it is!” Caring…Respect…Appreciation…Praise. As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I emphasize that these are at the heart of employee retention strategies. This past week, I was fortunate to be able to...

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It’s a MOHI not a Mojito

When I bring up a MOHI as an employee retention speaker, audiences think I am confused and thinking of the Cuban drink a Mojito.   A MOHI is a Moment Of High Influence.  It is a time when an employee is highly influenced to consider looking...

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Expect Greatness to Improve Employee Retention

Expect your employees to be great.  Not in an overbearing abusive way but in an encouraging and helping way.  Set the expectation.  We have gotten to the point where we are worried about someone feeling bad because someone else is great so we has tended...

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Winning isn’t Everything…But?

As an employee retention author and employee retention speaker, I am always asking CEOs, COOs, managers and other leaders of organizations what they feel are key components of their employee retention strategies.   When speaking with one COO last week he responded; “winning.”  I asked him...

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