A Stroll a day Keeps Employee Turnover Away

As an employee retention speaker, I tell people the best way to ensure that you are visible is to develop a regular routine for walking around.  Twice a day is the minimum.  Take a “stroll” around first thing in the morning and late in the...

Read More

Get Out of Your Cave

As an employee retention speaker, I tell my audiences that visibility is the Holy Grail of retention.  It is also the Holy Grail of Management.  Tom Peters said it 20 years ago in “In search of Excellence.”  The executives at Xerox got it when they...

Read More

Let People to Speak Their Mind

When I work as an employee retention trainer doing employee retention training for organizations, I notice that most people are afraid to speak their mind at work.  This is tragic.  It is tragic for their manager, for the person and for the organization.  From an...

Read More

Loosen the Reins

I was having coffee with a friend who mentioned that they were in a staff meeting and he requested that they be allowed to access the building at least 15 minutes prior to the start of their shift so they could be ready to work...

Read More

Deal With It!

People problems crop up all the time at work; especially if you are a leader in an organization.  If there were no people problems they wouldn’t need you.  So, be thankful that you have them.  Unfortunately, as an employee retention expert, I see leaders avoid...

Read More

“I Have a Concern”

Have you ever heard that statement from one of your employees?  Or, they could use the term “problem”, “issue”, etc.  The message is still the same.  Something is on their mind.  As an employee retention speaker, the question I ask my audience in my “Give...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More