Jeff’s Blog

Why do you come to work?

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author is fascinated when he hears why people come to work.  Aside from money, (unless you are independently wealthy) most people have some very interesting reasons…when asked!  Unfortunately, most employers...

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Why do you come to work?

Respect What they Do

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I often see a lack of respect for the jobs that various people do in an organization.  Often time, that lack of respect starts with a lack of understanding of what people do.  It’s rare that it occurs...

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Respect What they Do

Your 2019 Strategic Employee Retention Plan

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, the first thing I ask clients is, “What is your strategy to reduce employee turnover?”  In most cases, this employee retention author hears them tell me a few “actions” that they have taken or are...

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Your 2019 Strategic Employee Retention Plan

Take the Time

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author was at a client recently and was working with a first-line supervisor on an employee retention initiative.  I mentioned the need to take time when an employee comes to him and asks him if he has a minute...

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Take the Time

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal that speaks to the lengths that employers are starting to go to in order to staff their operations.  In this article, they discussed how Oshkosh...

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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Prime Real Estate

Recently, this employee retention speaker and employee retention author was visiting a long-standing client.  As I was visiting with the General Manager, it was nearing the end of shift and there was a steady stream of employees walking by on their way out the door...

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Prime Real Estate

Helping Hand

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author was at an event and had the opportunity to chat with a President of a company who was in attendance.  After I finished the program, she and I got chatting about being there for your employees when they...

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Helping Hand

Thrown Under the Bus

While speaking at public event recently, this employee retention speaker and employee retention author, asked the audience how many of the attendees had been thrown under the bus in the last year.  To a person, 100% of the attendees raised their hand, “yes.”  And...

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Thrown Under the Bus

You Do A Lot for Us

One of the most fun things for this employee retention speaker and employee retention author likes to hear is success stories from clients.  It’s so gratifying to hear what we try to do works.  I’m a huge proponent of C.R.A.P. (Caring, Respect, Appreciation and...

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You Do A Lot for Us

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