Team Member Engagement

Good Leaders Lead with Listening

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September 17, 2017
Good Leaders Lead with Listening

Tweet A Harvard Business Review study identifies a good listener as one who goes with the flow of the conversation, periodically asks questions, offers feedback and remains positive. This same study breaks down the difference between an average listener and a good one. There are definite correlations between strong listening skills and strong leadership....
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It’s Never Too Late to Be Successful

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September 4, 2017
It’s Never Too Late to Be Successful

Tweet The new wave of young professionals tends be technologically in-tune. They have a luxury that most seasoned professionals didn’t when they began their careers.  For baby boomers, resources like YouTube and Google weren’t at their fingertips when they wanted to start their companies or launch their careers. The greatest sales and business people...
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The Real Cost of Employee Retention

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August 14, 2017
Cost of bad hire

Tweet Countless studies have revealed that young professionals take a fluid approach to job “stability.” Younger millennials are changing their jobs just about every two to three years rather than sticking around for a pension.  For employers, this can be a nuisance. Typically, companies want to hire promising individuals that show a desire for...
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Why I Look Forward to Mondays

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July 31, 2017
Why I Look Forward to Mondays

Tweet You know that dreaded ache that pounces into your soul at 8:59 pm Sunday night when you realize that your weekend is officially over. Tomorrow is Monday. And Monday means the start of the awful routine which you have now been programmed to believe is your life. I on the other hand, love...
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How Healthy Offices are Celebrating Summer Holidays

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July 3, 2017
How Healthy Offices are Celebrating Summer Holidays

Tweet In our youth, summertime means BBQ’s, road trips, picnics and days laid out on the beach! When the reality of adulthood kicks in however, summers start to look a lot more like 8-hour days stuck in a windowless office with colleagues. For so many professionals, summer days spent at work feel like a...
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No One Really Wins in An Argument

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June 26, 2017
No One Really Wins in An Argument

Tweet Have you ever argued with someone with a hard head? You know you’re right, the hard-headed person may know you’re right also but they insist on continuing the argument. They might find a way to harp on semantics or criticize your delivery just for the sake of keeping the argument going. For them,...
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A Page from Richard Branson’s Book

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June 12, 2017
A Page from Richard Branson’s Book

Tweet Richard Branson is the Billionaire who founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies today.  Known for disrupting industries, his leadership approach sets him apart from the traditional ways of business. He recognizes that people are not truly successful unless they enjoy what they’re doing and allow time for fun. His...
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The Age of Falling in Love with Your Job

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May 8, 2017
The Age of Falling in Love with Your Job

Tweet Times are changing. In fact, it seems like times are changing faster than ever, aren’t they? Lately, we’ve talked a lot about millennials and their expectations. They don’t want the same things their parents and grandparents wanted. They aren’t happy with the same lifestyles, the 9-5 grinds, the commutes, the pushy bosses, and...
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Why Workplace Relationships and Perception Matter

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May 1, 2017
Why Workplace Relationships and Perception Matter

Tweet Have you ever been in this situation before? You hear through the grape vine that someone at work doesn’t think you like them. “That’s odd,” you think. “I don’t have a problem with that person. Why would they think that?” Through some investigating (or maybe you were smart and went directly to the...
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Busting Department/Team Silos in Your Organization

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March 20, 2017
Busting Department/Team Silos in Your Organization

Tweet Every business needs some type of structure, but that’s especially true for larger companies. Once a business reaches 15+ employees, the team is usually broken into departments by role. In many cases, these divisions turn into silos. Business advisor Michela Quilici defines silos perfectly: “Organizational silos are when individual people, departments, or companies,...
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