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Employee Retention Comes from the Heart

This past week as this employee retention speaker and employee retention author was doing training for a client, the topic came up about where leadership comes from.  My immediate answer was, “from the heart.”  There was no doubt in my mind.  It’s really about...

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Great Erasers

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author is a huge believer in praise…when someone exceeds expectations.  Praise should not be doled out for every little thing that a person does.  Praise is different than appreciation which should be given out...

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Tell Them They Matter

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention author, I tell supervisors and managers of clients that it’s so important that people understand how they matter to the business.  Most people see themselves simply as cogs in the wheel…even in relatively...

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Where do you see yourself going in your career?

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert was asked that question very early in my career.  I was 25 at the time and I was blessed to have an incredible mentor who I worked for.  When he asked me the question, like most people who are 25, I saw...

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Stop Generalizing and Instead Ask

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author recently had the honor of being asked to speak on the topic of employee retention at a world-wide conference.  As most of my speaking is confined to North America, I didn’t realize that turnover is...

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Why Do You Stay Here?

Just this past week, this employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer spoke at a conference in California.  As I always do, I like to ask the people that I meet who serve me in restaurants, bars, hotels or any other establishment, “How long have your...

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Tell Me What You Think I Don’t Want to Hear

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author was recently conducting a workshop and during the brainstorming activity people were asked, “What will you do differently as a result of what you have learned today?”  One participant brought up what, in...

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5-1 Ratio

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author is always shocked at how negative leaders in organizations tend to be.  It’s as if nothing their employees do is right.  I understand the need for continuous improvement in order to stay competitive but...

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We Have Fun Here…and More

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention author, I love traveling to different events to present.  Part of what I like to do at an event is to talk to the staff at the hotels, restaurants and other establishments I visit.  I make it a point to ask...

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The Value of Town Hall Meetings

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author was conducting town hall meetings when they weren’t even called town hall meetings.  They were just getting everyone in the company together to communicate what was going on with the business and let...

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