Posts Tagged: Motivating employees

Tips for a Positive Life

Greetings! I hope your week is going well.  I have noticed that so many people have expressed how busy, chaotic and stressful their lives have become.  I have been spending some time these past few months watching webinars and videos on personal and professional motivation tips and wanted to share some things.  Here are some quick ideas… Read More »

Inexpensive Ways to Say Thank You to Employees

Many of our clients are small companies and their budgets are limited.  However, they like to recognize key employees, employees who have done well on a specific task, those who have had good attendance, or staff who have gone above and beyond.  We have had roundtables over the years and here are some of the ideas… Read More »

Offering Special Company Perks – What Are You Looking For?

As the economy picks up, more companies have been trying to come up with unique perks to attract and retain employees.  Smaller companies do not have a large budget, so they have to try to be creative, while larger firms often have more resources.  Businesses are realizing that employees want work/life balance and if they are… Read More »

Persistence is the Key

KEEP ON TRYING! “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” -Calvin Coolidge 30th President of… Read More »

Santa…. Where Have All My Employees Gone?

If one reviews Santa’s hiring practices and employee retention, he seems to really know what he is doing.  He has not lost a single reindeer to fly his sleigh in hundreds of years and his elves seem to come back year after year!  This is despite working in freezing temperatures at the North Pole and… Read More »

Managing In a Changing Work Environment

Happy Monday Everyone! I asked Tina Chervenka, Workplace Consultant with Atmosphere Commercial Interiors, to write an article on what employees are looking for in terms of work space and how that has changed over the years.  Please continue reading… Tina has some great insight!  Managing In a Changing Work Environment  Today’s office executive is dealing… Read More »

Motivating Employees

Motivating Employees = Strong Performance and Loyalty! Almost all employees hope for a challenging role, fair compensation and a rewarding environment.  But motivating employees takes more than money and an occasional pat on the back.  It requires a strategy specifically tailed to each individual employee.  As you review your own motivating philosophy (or lack of… Read More »

Build Trust

Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read More »