Team Member Engagement

Three Ways to ‘Work It’ At Your Office Christmas Party

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December 20, 2015
Three Ways to ‘Work It’ At Your Office Christmas 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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Three Ways to Maximize Motivation

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October 28, 2015
Three Ways to Maximize 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 three...
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Nice to Beat You — Four Ways Workplace Competition Pays Off

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October 21, 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 soon both...
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Four Ways to Pump Up Your Productivity

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September 30, 2015
Four Ways to Pump Up Your Productivity

Tweet If one of your goals is to be more productive at work, follow these four simple tips. Get your groove on.  When I returned to the workplace after half of a decade raising small children, I was surprised by the number of millennials with earbuds in their ears.  “How can they possibly get anything done?”...
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The ABC’s of Excited and Engaged Employees

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September 16, 2015
The ABC’s of Excited and Engaged Employees

Tweet As summer days wind down and with most vacations finished for the year, it is common for employees’ drive-to-thrive to dwindle. Here are three ways to keep employees excited and engaged at work all year long. Activate their potential. The main reason most people stay at their job is because they enjoy the...
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Positive or Negative Attitude — Your Choice

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August 30, 2015
Positive or Negative Attitude — Your Choice

Tweet School will soon be back in full swing. If you have children, you know first-hand how the hustle and bustle of fall activities can be stressful. Even if you are not a parent, you may become frustrated by traffic exacerbated by school buses. Life’s obstacles are limitless, however we can limit our stress...
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Four Tips to Revealing Your Best Self This Summer

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July 24, 2015
Four Tips to Revealing Your Best Self This Summer

Tweet Most people are in their best physical shape during the summer vs. winter months. Warm, sunny days make it easier to stay active and maintain a positive attitude. Many set a goal of losing weight to look their best in anticipation of attendance at major milestone celebrations like graduations and weddings. Consider working...
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Build a Workplace People Love in Three Steps

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July 17, 2015
Build a Workplace People Love in Three Steps

Tweet In Joy, Inc. How We Built a Workplace People Love, author Richard Sheridan reveals his proven formula for cultivating joy in the workplace. He was able to capitalize on his experience at an aggressive, fear-filled corporation by creating his own ‘joy-full’ company, Menlo Innovations, a small software company in Ann Arbor, MI, where he...
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Three Ways to Improve Your Level of Employee Engagement

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July 2, 2015
Three Ways to Improve Your Level of Employee Engagement

Tweet A recent Gallup Business Journal article reveals that employees are responsible for their engagement too. According to the Gallup study, 30% of all U.S. employees, and merely 13% of workers worldwide, are engaged in their jobs. There is abundant research revealing that managers have a key role to play in employee engagement, however...
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Four Ways to Increase Productivity While Working Remotely

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June 5, 2015
Four Ways to Increase Productivity While Working Remotely

Tweet Working remotely, commonly referred to as telecommuting, virtual and work-from-home jobs, grew 27% in 2014 and 83% of human resource professionals surveyed say telecommuting will be more prevalent in the next five years1. Common remote roles include consultant, customer service representative, account manager, case manager, business development director and marketing manager. Some people...
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