Improve Employee Engagement

If you’re having trouble getting your employees to engage these posts will give what you need to assess the situation and even some ideas to get the engagement levels up to something you can work with.

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Engagement Goals

Extinguish Exhaustion from Eggshells

February 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Extinguish Exhaustion from Eggshells

I find that in my workplace culture work, there’s a tremendous amount of time and energy spent hoping and trying not to hurt someone’s feelings or upset someone.  Likely, a particular someone. Perhaps you feel Read more >

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How to Get Buy In From Employees

March 1st, 2019|Comments Off on How to Get Buy In From Employees

Ever feel like your team is simply placating you?  Telling you what you want to hear?That’s because they probably are.Sometimes it can simply look like a lack of responsiveness or sound like crickets – where Read more >

Stop Workplace Bullying

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Stop Workplace Bullying

Be a stand against workplace bullying.  Don’t minimize it. Don’t turn away. This is more than a workplace issue. When a 31-year-old firefighter-paramedic took her life in 2016, her employer uncovered that on-the-job bullying and Read more >

Meeting Participation

How to Shift Accountability

July 11th, 2017|Comments Off on How to Shift Accountability

Accountability is a tough term.  What do you think of when you hear the word?   Perhaps belittling, finger wagging, or being watched?’s first synonym for hold accountable is “place blame for wrongdoing.” Not exactly Read more >

Employee Appreciation

End Time Poverty

July 21st, 2016|Comments Off on End Time Poverty

Many organizations struggle with deadlines, follow through, accountability and overwhelm.  And often I’ve found at the heart of these challenges a common shared language… Read more >

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Booyah!! How to Open a Conversation

May 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Booyah!! How to Open a Conversation

Please give a big round of applause for Booyah advertising who is now a Choose People Certified Company!! Initially, when you work with Booyah you get the sense you’re hanging with the “cool” kids.  Their Read more >

Employee Collaboration

Five Employee Motivation Ideas

December 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Five Employee Motivation Ideas

It’s the holidays. For some places in the country, it’s cold, it’s dark and the temptation is just to curl up by a fire. Settle in.  Go into our caves Read more >

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A Different Approach to Time Management for Employees

March 15th, 2019|Comments Off on A Different Approach to Time Management for Employees

Consider the best time management for employees is actually energy and focus management. First note: consider the energy and focus context, an aspect of your culture, of your organization. If your company is going Read more >

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Keeping Employees Happy and Motivated

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Keeping Employees Happy and Motivated

Or, how to regularly reignite your team's magic... 17 days is all it took (in some cases it only took nine) for most teams to lose that New Year’s “anything’s possible!!” electric joyful magic. Did Read more >

Active Conflict Situations

“Treat Us Like Adults, Not Children”

August 29th, 2017|Comments Off on “Treat Us Like Adults, Not Children”

If this is a common refrain in your organization, consider its roots – why would your team suggest they’re treated like children? Micromanagement Lack of transparency Lack of trust on how they get their work Read more >

Implement This Easy Healthy Culture Habit

April 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Implement This Easy Healthy Culture Habit

Today (April 26th) is the 116th day of the year. 16.5 work weeks have been completed.  On average, 660 hours have been worked by each of your team members.  What do you have to show Read more >

Hidden Conflict Situations

One Easy Way To Improve Your Work Culture Today

June 14th, 2018|Comments Off on One Easy Way To Improve Your Work Culture Today

What can you do today to improve your organization’s workplace culture? Simple, be interested. Get to know your co-workers, your colleagues, your office-mates, your team-members. Yes, those people. The same team members whose livelihood Read more >

Remote Engagement

Enhance Office, Remote and Virtual Workplace Camaraderie

March 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Enhance Office, Remote and Virtual Workplace Camaraderie

Gelling a mix of office, remote and virtual teams can be challenging.  So let’s talk about how you can rock some serious camaraderie.  Keep in mind, distributed teams require more consistent intentional effort to create Read more >

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