Team Member Engagement

Three Phrases That Could Be Workplace Warnings

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July 2, 2018
Three Phrases That Could Be Workplace Warnings

Tweet We hear a lot about the best places to work, for example, Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work For list. Employers to avoid, on the other hand, are usually uncovered based on former and current employee reviews on career sites or in our social circles. Perhaps you’ve had a feeling that something just...
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Five Ways to Engage Employees on Earth Day

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April 17, 2018
Five Ways to Engage Employees on Earth Day

Tweet Earth Day is on April 22nd and an ideal time to engage employees in a teambuilding activity. If your organization doesn’t have anything formal planned, don’t fret. Even simple activities can connect and energize employees. Celebrating Earth Day not only benefits the planet, it’s good for employees too. Here are five ways to...
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Four Leadership Failures that Cause Employees to Quit

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April 9, 2018
Four Leadership Failures that Cause Employees to Quit

Tweet Multiple studies have shown that employees are more likely to jump ship when they lack a strong, positive relationship with their managers. Here are four common ways leaders often fail which can cause employees to jump ship. Micromanaging employees. Employees are initially hired based on their work experience and skills, yet many managers...
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Deadline Approaching to Register for Entrepreneur’s Top Company Cultures List

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April 3, 2018
Deadline Approaching to Register for Entrepreneur’s Top Company Cultures List

Tweet Entrepreneur and Energage are searching the nation for high-performance cultures to be part of their third-annual Top Company Cultures list. Winners will be featured on Entrepreneur.com and in Entrepreneur magazine. To qualify, candidate companies must be headquartered in the U.S.; employ at least 35 people; have been founded before February 2016 and be currently led...
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Four Game-Changing Workplace Perks Worth Considering

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March 20, 2018
Four Game-Changing Workplace Perks Worth Considering

Tweet Given the high-cost of employee turnover, many companies struggle to retain top talent, especially for highly-skilled roles.  An SHRM study predicts that each time a company replaces a salaried employee, it costs six to nine months’ salary on average. For a manager earning $50,000 per year, that could equate to a cost of...
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Every Day Should Be National Employee Appreciation Day

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March 6, 2018
Every Day Should Be National Employee Appreciation Day

Tweet Each first Friday in March is Employee Appreciation Day. While not all companies observe it, some reserve it as an official day on which to honor and celebrate their employees. Whether on the official day or any other, here are four reasons to show employees appreciation. Appreciation matters as much as money to...
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From a Dale Carnegie Graduate…

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February 26, 2018
From a Dale Carnegie Graduate…

Tweet It’s difficult to put into words the transformations that occur inside a Dale Carnegie Course. Participants describe the experience as “life changing,” “incredible,” “invaluable,” and so much more. Our president, Nancy Covert, asked a recent graduate, Stuart Hall of State Farm Insurance about his experience. Below is how he described his time in...
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Feeling Overwhelmed? Three Steps to Developing a ‘To-Don’t’ List

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February 13, 2018
Feeling Overwhelmed? Three Steps to Developing a ‘To-Don’t’ List

Tweet If you’re feeling overwhelmed at work, you are not alone.  According to the American Institute of Stress, 80% of workers feel stress on the job and nearly half say they need help in learning how to manage stress. Dale Carnegie was a stress management pioneer, having published his best-selling book, How to Stop...
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Can you conjure the confidence to conquer anything?

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January 22, 2018
Can you conjure the confidence to conquer anything?

Tweet When was the last time you encountered a high-stakes situation and needed to summon your self-confidence?  Perhaps it was during an interview for a position you really hoped to land or before an important presentation to a large group of people.  Were you able to conjure the confidence within to energize your communication and ultimately...
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Are you able to maintain a positive attitude despite setbacks?

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January 15, 2018
Are you able to maintain a positive attitude despite setbacks?

Tweet Think back to the last major challenge you encountered.  Were you so easily frustrated that the setback prevented you from focusing on a solution?  When something inevitably goes wrong, do you focus on what can be fixed, develop an action plan and rally others to deliver a resolution? Many people struggle to maintain...
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