Put it on the Calendar

When working as an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I constantly talk about the importance of regular visibility in the cube factory, the floors of the hospital or the factory floor.  Visibility is crucial for so many reasons.  This is how you get...

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Measure It

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert, I am often invited to facilities to get acquainted with the organization so I can customize a program I am delivering for a client.  When wandering about, I like to look for charts, measurements and other...

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You’re Quitting….why?

All too often, that is the comment that managers make when they receive the word that one of their employees is resigning.  Or, it is stunned silence.  As an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert, I will tell you; neither of those reactions should...

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I’m Unique!

All too often as an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I see young people think that they are “special.”  This belief usually turns off their bosses and the organizations in which they work.  The negative to getting turned off by this is that...

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Jeff’s Acting Odd

Do you ever run into a situation where a person you know starts acting “odd” or differently than they normally do?  As an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert, I tell leaders in my audiences that when they see a change in behavior with...

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Are you as Regular as Milk of Magnesia?

No…this blog is not about what you might be thinking.  It is about how often you take a stroll through your facility as part of your employee retention strategies.  Regular is good…in more ways than one!  As an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert,...

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No Silver Bullet

Recently, I was talking with an HR Manager who has had some outstanding success lowering her turnover from 30% to 10%.  As an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert, I am love hearing about organizations that have success.   When I asked her about what...

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Be Honest…Please

Part of the fun part of being an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert is that I get to travel and sit in airports…yeah right!  Even if you can get some work done it tends to be rather tedious and boring BUT, on occasion,...

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Bring out the Best in Them

As a former wrestling coach and as an employee retention expert, I believe that people, particularly young people, have to be coached.  People can sometimes be their best without being coached, but not usually.  That is why sports teams have had coaches forever.  Yet, as...

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