The Wild West

The Wild West

This employee retention author and employee retention speaker was watching some old TV series this weekend.  Having always been a fan of westerns, I decided to watch an old Rawhide episode while flipping through the channels.  In the episode dozens of horses used on...
Give Respect to Get Respect

Give Respect to Get Respect

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author was not surprised when he saw the banner at the high school while visiting the craft fair with his wife this weekend.  The banner said, “Give Respect to Get Respect.”  Although I know that is the way the...
Ask, Listen, Act

Ask, Listen, Act

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I tell my audiences that with unemployment dropping to the lowest level in decades, it’s time to get creative in how you retain your employees.  All too often employers are out of touch or simply...
Get Out of Your Cave

Get Out of Your Cave

As an employee retention speaker, I tell my audiences that visibility is the Holy Grail of retention.  It is also the Holy Grail of Management.  Tom Peters said it 20 years ago in “In search of Excellence.”  The executives at Xerox got it when they designed a training...
Morning Stroll

Morning Stroll

As an employee retention speaker I always ask my audience, “Do you regularly take a morning stroll through your facility or office first thing when you come in?”  For most people, the answer is “no.”  Usually what they do is go to their office to immediately start to...