Motivation and Retention

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5 Ways to Hold Together Your Startup Team When the Company Is Growing
Business Circle

5 Ways to Hold Together Your Startup Team When the Company Is Growing

You risk losing the zeal that launched the company if the merry band who rolled the dice with you feels they don't have a role any more.
Matt Straz
Make an Impression on Employees With These 3 Simple, and Free, Holiday 'Gifts'
Managing Employees

Make an Impression on Employees With These 3 Simple, and Free, Holiday 'Gifts'

Sure, a small present and a holiday card are great, but these three things will be appreciated and reciprocated with enthusiasm for another year of success.
Peter Gasca
The 3 Advantages of Putting an Entrepreneur in the C-Suite
Leadership

The 3 Advantages of Putting an Entrepreneur in the C-Suite

While it may be disruptive at first, big businesses can benefit from a leader who had previously started their own companies.
Wain Kellum
When Does It Make Sense to Pay Employees Above the Average?
Employee Compensation

When Does It Make Sense to Pay Employees Above the Average?

There are two criteria you must consider before seeking a highly skilled worker.
Doug and Polly White
6 Tips for a Fun, Affordable Holiday Party
Holiday Parties

6 Tips for a Fun, Affordable Holiday Party

An end-of-year celebration can boost employees spirits and raise their morale for next year.
David Allerby
Companies Gain Competitive Advantage by Improving Employee Health
Health Insurance

Companies Gain Competitive Advantage by Improving Employee Health

Encouraging employee wellness turns out to be one of the best productivity investments companies can make.
Pratik Dholakiya
The Biggest Blown Opportunity in Your Business
Mentoring

The Biggest Blown Opportunity in Your Business

Most likely, someone in your organization is disengaged, and all their potential is falling through the gap. But there's a simple solution.
John Brubaker
3 Fun But Unorthodox Employee-Motivation Hacks
Motivation and Retention

3 Fun But Unorthodox Employee-Motivation Hacks

Since even the most earnest workers long for the weekend, miss their kids and job and want to have some laughs, turn those into perks.
Pratik Dholakiya
Craft a Cultural-Identity Message That Employees Will Want to Repeat
Company Culture

Craft a Cultural-Identity Message That Employees Will Want to Repeat

A well-instituted identity message flows off the lips of all the employees within an organization, not just the salespeople.
Jeff Shore
How Office Friendships Could Affect Your Bottom Line
Managing Employees

How Office Friendships Could Affect Your Bottom Line

We spend so much time at work, we see co-workers more often than friends and family. How do you gauge workplace relationships to make sure everyone gets along?
Andre Lavoie
5 Ways to Turn Employee Turnover Into Opportunity
Human Resources

5 Ways to Turn Employee Turnover Into Opportunity

Identify great talent, onboard, develop, lose talent, repeat. It doesn't always have to be a negative cycle.
Andre Lavoie
The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)
Motivation

The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)

Here's what's slowing your team down at work.
Kate Taylor
Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats
Innovation

Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats

Don't just look at the current best in your industry and do what they do. Try to be the best you, but feel free to borrow from unlikely sources.
John Brubaker
4 Ways to Start Preparing the Future Leaders of Your Organization Now
Leadership

4 Ways to Start Preparing the Future Leaders of Your Organization Now

As we experience major demographic shifts in the workforce, it's important to adapt to the new generation of talent.
Andre Lavoie