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diamond in the rough

Wrong manager is chosen 82% of the time

Want passionate engaged employees? Then you need a passionate engaged manager with great leadership and coaching ability. One who focuses on productivity, accountability, and also cares about and builds trust with his or her team. According to Gallup research, they say only 10% of people have the innate talent to do this, and that about […]

Holding onto your best team players

As a small business manager, you might think that large employers have it “easier” to keep great employees. After all, the big guys can pay more, provide more job security and career advancement, and off better benefits. Actually, I often see that despite the resources at large companies, the direct managers are not using those […]

Engagement Driver #4- Development Opportunities

Our prior article “What Drives Engagement?” listed the top 10 engagement drivers. Three areas impact employee perceptions of available development and career opportunities (category 4): 1. Enjoy challenging work assignments that broaden skills 2. Improved my skills and capabilities over the last year 3. Have excellent career advancement opportunities Many people are comfortable and happy […]

Study Finds 10 Key Competencies for High Performers

The Corporate Executive Board Company (CEB) analyzed performance based on information from more than 20,000 managers and their employees (40 organizations across the globe). They found 10 competencies differentiated and identified “high performers” able to succeed in our volatile, changing “new work environment.” These competencies can be categorized into three key areas – adapting to […]