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Jeff’s Employee Retention Blog, Tips and Advice

Articulate Positive Behaviors

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention author, rules drive me crazy.  Don’t get me wrong, I believe in rules because they promote an environment where people don’t abuse each other and add a semblance of order.  But rules are not the best way to...

Expect the Best…Want the Best

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author is always amazed when he hears employers or leaders say they “expect the best” from their employees.  They want excellence from their employees.  However, as the discussion continues it becomes apparent,...

Gruff But Caring

This employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer was intrigued by listening to one of the foremen in the workshop.  This foreman was a gruff, crusty old leader who had been with the organization for over 25 years.  On the surface that is what came...

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Nepotism on Steroids

This HR Leader began talking with this employee retention speaker and employee retention expert because she was at a loss to deal with an interesting case of nepotism.  In this particular case, she has a department in her organization where there is a toxic...

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Chief Encouragement Officer (CEO)

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert was eating a peaceful lunch and then I heard this major commotion from across the courtyard.  There were people laughing shouting and having a great time.  As most of you know who read the blog of this...

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Get Everyone Involved

This employee retention speaker and employee retention consultant were working with an organization helping them to create a Culture of C.R.A.P. (Caring, Respect, Appreciation, and Praise).  The goal is to improve engagement and lower employee turnover by building...

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Do Your Job

While speaking at a convention of medical clinicians recently, this employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer got talking with a person who was dealing with an issue about being cross-trained by a fellow employee.  Apparently, what happened was,...

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Why Didn’t You Apply?

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert was talking with a colleague whose son works in the restaurant business.   He works as a line cook in a VERY nice, high-end restaurant.  His ability to cook, his work ethic, and his personality are such...

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As Long as He’s here…Nothing will Change

Can you imagine what the culture of this organization is like?  Recently, this employee retention speaker and employee retention expert heard this when at a conference where I was speaking on how to use culture to help drive employee retention.  Unfortunately, I...

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Take Care of Your Clydesdales

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert was talking with a friend who works in an industry where employees rely heavily on tips as part of their compensation.  She had previously worked on the floor with people doing similar work, so all tips...

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