When are you going out of business?

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author loves to tell a client’s leadership team that I have heard they are going out of business in the next 30 days and that the doors are closing.  I love seeing the bewildered look on people’s faces...

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Absorb the Hit

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author has watched the economy go from boom to bust and back again more times than he cares to recall.  Amazingly, I see organizations make the same mistake of cutting people from the payroll during slight dips in...

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Pay Me What I’m Worth

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention consultant, I am hearing a lot more about the issue of compensation as the economy has started to boom.  Many people lost ground in the period between 2008 and 2010 as the economy went into a severe...

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Forgotten Souls

As an employee retention author and employee retention speaker, I regularly speak with people who are involved with hiring or retaining talent.  Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with a colleague who writes resumes for candidates.  Because of his perspective, this employee retention trainer...

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The Right Thing to Do

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I am very fortunate to work with some top leaders that truly “get it.”  These are leaders that know that doing the right thing is going to pay incredible dividends when it comes to employee retention. ...

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Get Out of Your Office…Talk to Your People

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I am a huge advocate of getting out of your office and talking to your people as part of your employee retention strategies.  This is particularly important if you are a new manager or a young...

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Are You Happy in Your Work?

A recent Wall Street Journal Article titled, “Happy in Their Work” was about the fact blue-collar workers are generally the most optimistic in America.  The article goes on to discuss how they feel in general about their working situation and their lives.  As an employee...

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The First 90 Days

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I am aghast by the statistic that 30% of the people quit a job in the first 90 days.  Yet, very few organizations bring resources to bear or place an emphasis on how they can impact...

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Build a Community

As many of you know, in addition to being an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I am also a CrossFit guy.  My youngest son got me in to CrossFit four years ago and it has been one of the best decisions I have...

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