As a leader, how do your employees respond to your decisions, goals, and ideas? Do they ever challenge you on any of those things? Or are they [...]
How many times have you heard the phrase "Be a team player"? It can be frustrating when a manager uses that phrase to shame an employee into [...]
We have heard time and time again that employee engagement relates directly to business success. When an employee is motivated and invested in a [...]
This is the third blog article in my series on employee engagement. Now let’s explore the Harvard model more closely because it is extremely...
In the first blog in this series, I concluded that employee-engagement surveys are here to stay because they measure a special type of motivation...
I’ve been studying human motivation for 40 years—long before the term, “employee engagement,” was coined, so let me provide some perspective on [...]
Although it doesn’t quite feel like it yet, spring is finally here. The gradual warming temperatures, signs of budding trees, blooming flowers [...]
We recently spoke about the benefits of using non-cash awards for employee recognition. The IRF released a study with a unique twist that gave [...]
Now that the weather is finally getting warmer, it gets tougher to be in the office all day. When summer hits, by Tuesday at noon, everyone is [...]
The IRF reported that 84% of all U.S. businesses are using non-cash awards, and their executives are recognizing this as a competitive [...]
When you think of excellent customer service, what comes to mind? There are probably a few specific businesses, companies, retailers, or [...]
The end of October no longer solely means all things Fall and Halloween. Many retailers are well on their way to gearing up for [...]
It’s important to keep an eye on the current trends in research to guide decisions in the workplace. What we learn about human drive, the brain, [...]
Sure, there are lots of ways to recognize employees (and we talk about a lot of them), but do you know why people need to be recognized? [...]
Open and consistent communication between employees and employers is one of the most powerful tools in maintaining [...]
It’s that time of year again. It feels like summer just got started, and retailers are already featuring back-to-school merchandise and gear. [...]