Team Member Engagement

Villanova’s Keys to Victory in the NCAA National Championship

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April 6, 2016
Villanova’s Keys to Victory in the NCAA National Championship

Tweet The heat was on in Houston on Monday as Villanova played their very best and beat North Carolina to claim their second national championship in the school’s history.  What does it take to consistently win during a grueling three-week period and be crowned NCAA Tournament champions?  Here are the three keys to Villanova’s...
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Four Teamwork Lessons to Score from March Madness

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March 16, 2016
Four Teamwork Lessons to Score from March Madness

Tweet Of the 68 teams who made this year’s NCAA tournament, which ones will be matched at the championship game on April 4th at NRG Stadium in Houston?  Your guess is as good as mine.  What we know for certain is that whether in sports or business, there is no greater indicator of success...
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Why Millennials Leave Organizations and 3 Keys to Solve It

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February 18, 2016
Why Millennials Leave Organizations and 3 Keys to Solve It

Tweet The greatest talent challenge currently facing the world’s employers is engaging the Millennial generation. Businesses run the risk of losing a large percentage of their workforces if they do not adjust to nurture loyalty among Millennials. In Deloitte’s recent 2016 Millennial Survey, they collected the views of nearly 7,700 Millennials representing 29 countries...
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Create Camaraderie with Co-Workers in 4 Simple Steps

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February 12, 2016
Create Camaraderie with Co-Workers in 4 Simple Steps

Tweet In today’s hyper-connected, highly technological workplace, co-worker relationships are more important than ever.  A recent Gallup poll found that 30% of employees have a best friend at work, and these employees are seven times as likely to be engaged.  They’re also better at engaging customers, produce higher quality work, and exhibit higher levels of wellbeing. Here...
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Five Ways Well-Being Enhances Employee Engagement

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January 1, 2016
Five Ways Well-Being Enhances Employee Engagement

Tweet Gallup has found that the two major factors which influence employee performance are well-being and engagement.  Some companies focus primarily on employee performance while others focus on their employees’ well-being.  Gallup partnered with Healthways to measure well-being through five elements that are crucial to a life well-lived.  Here are the five elements of...
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Three Ways to ‘Work it’ at Your Holiday Work Party

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December 17, 2015
Three Ways to ‘Work it’ at Your Holiday Work Party

Tweet Mixing everyone on an organizational chart with free alcohol can be a recipe for disaster as you have probably witnessed firsthand at holiday parties of yesteryear.  Put your workplace celebration to work for you by following these three ways to work it properly. Prepare a brief personal value statement.  While your co-workers are...
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Let’s Talk Turkey—Three Profitable Ways to Show Appreciation

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November 13, 2015
Let’s Talk Turkey—Three Profitable Ways to Show Appreciation

Tweet ‘Tis the season to save a bundle from a consumer’s perspective, and sell a ton from a retailer’s perspective.  What is often missed—especially when forcing employees to work on Thanksgiving, is the true spirit of the season. There are umpteen ways to show your gratitude to employees and customers, however these three tips...
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6 Habits of Successful People Worth Adopting

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November 5, 2015
6 Habits of Successful People Worth Adopting

Tweet A recent Inc. article reveals 17 things successful people never stop doing.  Every single action featured in the article echoed one of Dale Carnegie’s Human Relations principles.  Here are six actions to take immediately to grow your level of success. Listening is necessary to learn, yet many people struggle to master active listening. ...
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Three Ways to Maximize Your Motivation

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October 28, 2015
Three Ways to Maximize Your Motivation

Tweet When most people land a new job, they are full of excitement and begin contemplating how they can be successful.  After a while, responsibilities become routine and the balloon of motivation that was once ready to burst is now almost completely deflated.  Before we dive into ways to maximize your motivation, consider the...
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Nice to Beat You—Four Ways Workplace Competition Pays Off

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October 16, 2015
Nice to Beat You—Four Ways Workplace Competition Pays Off

Tweet Dale Carnegie once told a story demonstrating how powerful competition in the workplace can be.  To incentivize workers in the Charles M. Schwab steel mill, Schwab wrote the quantity of steel that the day shift had produced on the floor.  The night shift worked extra hard to top the day shift’s number and...
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