5 Ways to Fix a Bad Employee Culture we learned from amazon and the NYTimes

5 Ways to Fix a Bad Employee Culture We Learned from Amazon and the NY Times

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Social networks and business news sites were all abuzz this week after the New York Times published an article about what it takes to be an ‘Amazonian.’ Regardless of whether it's portrayal was entirely accurate, here are five takeaways…
Size Matters - 10 Quotes About Vision to Inspire Vision Statements

Size Matters - 10 Quotes About Vision to Inspire Vision Statements

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When it comes to the size of your corporate vision, size matters!  Measure your mission and vision statements against these ten quotes to see if its big enough. If You’re Not Going to Change the World, Why Bother? 10 Inspiring Quotes for…
Are You Trying to Bribe Your Way to Employee Engagement?

Are You Trying to Bribe Your Way to Employee Engagement?

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When It Comes to Your Employees, is it “Every Man for Himself?” If you're beginning to feel like you're bribing employees, instead of rewarding them, here are seven ways to cultivate a culture of employee engagement, instead. Employee…
Creative Employee Retention Strategies to Keep Top Talent

Creative Employee Retention Strategies to Keep Top Talent When Raises are Off the Table

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No money in the budget for raises this year? Check out these creative employee retention strategies for rewarding and retaining your best employees, even when raises are out of the question. Is Flat Growth in Salaries Impacting Employee Retention? Last…
5 Reasons We All Want to Work for Jimmy Fallon

5 Reasons We All Want to Work for Jimmy Fallon

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Loveable goofball and Saturday Night Live alum Jimmy Fallon might have been a surprise choice when the time came for Jay Leno to pass the torch for The Tonight Show on, but he’s proven that he the perfect choice. Here are five lessons for…
Help Wanted - A Boss We Don’t Hate - Bad Bosses Ruin Everything

Help Wanted - A Boss We Don’t Hate

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You know things are getting bad when Gallup identifies the worst managers as ‘bad bosses from hell.’ Given that a worker’s immediate supervisor usually determines whether they go, stay or become engaged, clearing the ranks of bad bosses…
Turn Talent into Talented Teams with 12 Teamwork Quotes

Turn Talent into Talented Teams with 12 Teamwork Quotes

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Famed NFL Coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” Use these twelve motivational workplace teamwork quotes for business…
Find and Fix the Problem of Customer Churn

Stop the Churn: Find and Fix the Problem of Customer Churn

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Understanding your organization's employee and customer churn rates can help you find and fix the problems that are hurting tour business and slowing its growth. The Problem of Customer Churn A high staff or customer churn rate may reveal…
9 Ways to Mitigate Employee Stress and Have an Awesome Workplace

9 Ways to Mitigate Employee Stress and Have an Awesome Workplace

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New data suggests that stress among workers is on the rise despite the improving economy, and stress is the third most common reason cited by departing employees. Remedy these nine workplace employee stress points, boost retention and make your…
4 Ways to Fix What Went Wrong When You Lose Top Talent

4 Ways to Fix What Went Wrong When You Lose Top Talent

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Last year, the average employee’s tenure was less than 5 years, according to the U.S. Labor Dept. Given the reality that few people today spend decades working for the same employer, here's what you need to do after you lose top talent.  Sooner…
In Sales You Need a Good Closer - 10 Baseball Analogies for Business

In Sales You Need a Good Closer and 9 More Baseball Analogies for Business

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Summer and baseball go hand in hand. Since the MLB’s season is nearing its mid-season All Star Break, we thought it was a good time to share these ten business lessons you can only learn from baseball analogies. Take Me Out to the Ball…
12 Ways to Reinvent Customer Service Quotes + Infographic

12 Ways to Reinvent Customer Service Quotes + Infographic

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One reason that the customer experience is so similar from business to business is that everyone is approaching it the same way. These twelve customer service quotes about relationships can change the way you see your customers and help you…
Cultivating Shared Values in the Workplace

Making the Case for Cultivating Shared Values in the Workplace

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Whether you are launching a new endeavor or want to improve the culture within your organization, here are some ideas to infuse shared values into your business and get employee buy-in. The Link Between High-Performing Organizations and Shared…
7 Ways to Prove Customer Care Sets Your Business Apart

7 Better Ways to Say Customer Care

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To say customer care sets your business apart is cliché if you can't say why. After all, don't your competitors say the same thing? Here are seven ways to make sure customer service truly differentiates your business. Customer care can differentiate…
12 Quotes About Taking Risks - Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

12 Quotes About Taking Risks: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

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From time to time we all need a shot of courage; these twelve motivational quotes for the workplace touch on the rewards that come from taking risks, and they will inspire you to lead your business to new heights. 12 Motivational Workplace…