Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I often work with companies that know they have an issue with employee turnover, know what it is costing them and then don’t put resources to bear to solve the problem.  Often that problem is costing...

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Are You the Talk of the Table?

Thanksgiving is coming up and that means it’s time for the regular family gathering.  Like normal, the conversation will revolve around football and work.  When everyone starts talking about work it’s not to say, “Hey, the place I work is great.”  This employee retention speaker...

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Take Note

This employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer just LOVES notes.  Not love notes, but notes.  Specifically, thank you notes.  Writing a thank you note to an employee or a note about something special the employee did is powerful…and appreciated.  People love notes.  I think...

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They Take Care of Me

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention author, I always make it a point to ask the people two questions when I am at a venue where I am speaking 1) How long have you been here? 2) Why do you stay?  When I...

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The Balancing Act

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention author, the topic of work/life balance always comes up without fail.  This is one of the advantages of being older.  I am able to look back at how it was when my dad worked in corporate America...

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Are You Asleep at the Wheel?

If an employee walks into your office and says they are quitting and it takes you by surprise you have failed as a leader.  Is that harsh?  Perhaps.  But to this employee retention speaker and employee retention author it is the correct judgment of that...

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The Well is Not Bottomless

The well is not bottomless.  That’s what I tell my audiences when I am working as an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer.  Many organizations think that there’s an endless supply of people to fill their openings in their plants, offices and other types...

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Hit Them in The Pocket Book

When working as an employee retention speaker or employee retention trainer, people often ask me who really drives employee retention.  The answer:  First-line supervisors and mid-level managers!  Think about it.  Who do the vast majority of people in an organization report to?  Who is closest...

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