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Category: employee engagement

support your employees

Leaders, it’s your responsibility to support your employees!

I am hearing more and more from clients, particularly those that deal with consumers directly, that customers are increasingly rude and unkind, and sometimes downright nasty.  As a leader, it’s critical to remember that you have a very important role

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positive working environment

What can goldfish teach us about creating a positive working environment?

Creating a positive working environment is key if you want your department or organization to reach new heights and accomplishments.  And trust in the workplace is a critical component.  But a positive working environment comes from something much more basic

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motivate employees

Trying to motivate employees? Watch out for the cobra effect.

Back in 2015, I wrote a post about how situations that were intended to motivate people to take specific action inadvertently incented them to act in the absolute opposite way.  The question of course was what that meant to you,

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online engagement

11 Ways to improve online engagement

Let’s face it, online engagement can be challenging.  And it’s not going to get easier any time soon!  Thirteen months into the coronavirus pandemic, vaccinations are under way, and there is hopeful talk of returning to offices and schools this

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workplace trust

Workplace trust – a critical skill for a leader

For today’s blog post, I’m dusting off a Mega Minute that I wrote almost 13 years ago, back in April 2008.  It is about the importance for leaders to place trust in their employees.  What brought this topic of workplace

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virtual team meetings

10 Ways to make virtual team meetings engaging and fun

Does the thought of having to get on to yet another virtual team meeting exhaust you?  If so, you’re not alone.  Many a person is contemplating the idea of (at least temporarily) boycotting all forms of electronic communication.  The irony

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