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Semper Fi

As this employee retention speaker and employee retention author listened, I was fascinated to hear the type of people wanted and what the people could expect from the organization.  All too often, ads tell you what “they are looking for” and neglect that it’s a...

We Don’t have time to Train…We’re Too Busy

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author heard the mantra, “We don’t have time to train…we’re too busy.”  They were referring to their first-line leaders and managers.  So, what you get is a group of leaders who are ill equipped to deal with...

The Tsunami is Coming

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author has the unique perspective of also being a “headhunter” in the manufacturing sector.  This gives me the opportunity to hear first-hand what people are thinking and to understand their emotions.  Like...

Show Some Pride

Just the other day, this employee retention speaker and employee retention author was meeting with a prospect that was thinking about having me come in to do a workshop with several dozen supervisors on how to give their employees C.R.A.P. (Caring, Respect,...

Bar Stool Talk

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author always sits at the bar when he is traveling on business and is having dinner because it’s THE best place to hear what is going on in the workplace.  People love to talk about work.  The best places to...

The Best of Both Worlds

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author was recently speaking at a conference and the question came up of how to deal with people when they are spread over multiple locations.  I was a bit shocked by that as I came from some large...

The Owner’s Great and My Boss is Incredible

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author was shocked when he heard a comment like that.  Most times, I get a lukewarm sort of reaction when I talk to people about their place of employment.  Then, I did my normal response of, “Really?”  It’s...

Ask Your Employees What They Think

A couple weeks ago, this employee retention speaker and employee retention author had the opportunity to sit down with a former boss for coffee and catch up with what was happening in the facility he’s in charge of.  As we talked, the topic of continuous...

The Office is a Lonelier Place…for the Young

Recently, this employee retention speaker and employee retention author was talking to a young colleague about an article in the Wall Street Journal about the phenomena that young people felt lonely in the office.  It’s ironic because when I was working as an HR...

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