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Virtual Drive – Motivating Employees You Never See…

How do you motivate someone you never physically come in contact with?  It is a question many business owners and leadership teams are asking themselves for the first time. Are you one of them?     Virtual employees have been around decades, but no one could have predicted the global transformation we’ve have witnessed over the last […]

5 Ways Technology can Keep Your Employees Engaged

This is a guest post from Bea Potter, a freelance writer, that we thought might be a good change of pace – check it out. Employee engagement is hugely important challenge in the modern workplace. Studies have shown that engaged employees are more productive, meaning that understanding how to keep your staff engaged is a […]

No More Hoarders – Getting Employees to Share Knowledge

How do you get employees to share knowledge?   There are few businesses that don’t struggle with this issue even though most research overwhelming supports that sharing knowledge is one of the best paths to increasing productivity, improving creativity, and overall performance.   So what fuels the knowledge hoarder? What drives this type of behavior?   It’s the […]

Engaged? How about Delivering Outcomes?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the idea of employee engagement. For starters, it’s a horribly clinical term that doesn’t really capture the essence of the concept. What’s really important, and maybe more difficult to explain, is the idea of having a self-directed team that comes up with ideas and does things that you […]

Why? What? How? and Who?

  Effective communication.  It’s a key to success not only in business but just about every area of our lives.   Successful sports teams thrive when coaches and players understand each other.  Families that are able to talk through life’s challenges prevail in the face of adversity.  Public leaders, whether they are local or  national are […]

A Great Example of Driving Employee Engagement

One of the ‘secrets’ to a successful small business is having employees who are aligned with what you’re doing, engaged, and enjoy working with you and your team. We’ve all experienced businesses where the employees are clearly just showing up for the paycheck and don’t care at all about what they’re doing – that’s a […]