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Improve Employee Job Satisfaction and Retain Your Best People

Imagine–you have been working late to finish an important project when one of your best employees walks into your office and tells you she has been offered a better job. This is the same person you handpicked, trained and recently … Continue reading

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Bad Bosses Force Good People to Quit

Scott Adams has never been a fan of management. Adam’s cynical view of work life is illustrated in his Dilbert cartoons. In the November 6-7 edition of the Wall Street Journal, he said, “The primary purpose of management is to … Continue reading

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How to Motivate Workers: Rock The Office With Fun And Watch The Profits Roll In

“Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun.” —Colleen C. Barrett President Emerita of Southwest Airlines. Can you put in eight to 10 hours at work every day and still have fun? Many experts … Continue reading

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Starting a Mentoring Program | Leadership Mentoring Programs at Work

How do you retain and prepare your best talent to lead? Mentoring programs are one of the most effective tools in achieving business results. The authors of the book, War on Talent reported, “Of those who have had a highly helpful mentoring experience, 95 percent indicated it motivated them to do their very best, 88 percent said it made them less likely to leave their company, and 97 percent said it contributed to their success at the company.”

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Zappos: A Sales Giant Powered by Passionate People

Zappos is a true American success story.  Not only are they a financial powerhouse, but an amazing place to work.  Zappos is an online retailer that sells shoes and other merchandise.  They have ap proximately 1500 employees and are located … Continue reading

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Dynamic Leadership Need Only Apply

Fear and anxiety dominates the workplace. People are feeling depressed and scared. Those who have jobs are waiting anxiously for the next shoe to drop. Millions of people feel victimized by the economy. Others have given up on hope. The … Continue reading

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Talent Management & Employee Retention More Critical Than Ever

Source: Herman Trend Alert A recent study by the well-respected organization The Corporate Executive Board offers some sage advice for corporate leaders about how to successfully navigate the next year. Speaking on MSNBC, Tom Monahan, Chairman and CEO of this … Continue reading

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