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Jeff’s Employee Retention Blog, Tips and Advice

Clueless at the Top

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author had to stop at the pharmacy to pick up a prescription yesterday.  As always, I chat with the regular pharmacist that is always on duty.  Yesterday, she looked frazzled and frustrated so I asked why. She...

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Work the Process

Having spent the bulk of my career in manufacturing, this employee retention speaker and employee retention author is a big believer in process.  Process. Process. Process.  One of my first bosses always told me, “If you work the process, the process will work for...

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A True Connection Matters

All too often, this employee retention speaker and employee retention author sees leaders in an organization that are just going through the motions when they are dealing with their employees.  They see employees as a means of production and that they are simply...

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Unleash Your Employee Retention Potential

This employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer was recently working with a client organization as they attempt to drive down their employee turnover farther than they already have which has been about a 50% reduction.  They have had tremendous...

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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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