The Secret to Employee Referrals

The Secret to Employee Referrals

Here is a quick idea I have developed to help you supercharge employee referrals. Many of you incentivize employees to refer their friends. I am all for that! I have clients paying as much as a “dollar per hour” raise for up to 12 months when a key position is filled...

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Gaining the Truth From Your Employees

Gaining the Truth From Your Employees

As Jack Nicholson barked at Tom Cruise in the movie A Few Good Men, “You can’t handle the truth!!" Or can you? My Summer Growth Summit During my Summer Growth Summit in August, I asked for feedback from attendees. And I got it. (Gulp.) (BTW, this Summit was my largest...

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Only You Can Raise Expectations

Only You Can Raise Expectations

The world seems to be lowering expectations in all corners - and only you can raise them. Your company can become a bulwark against complacency, where higher expectations become the celebrated norm. My sister Rebekah is a minister and consultant to the church. She...

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Removing the Culture Killer

Removing the Culture Killer

A single culture killer can disrupt the performance of everyone on your team, if you let that person's behavior persist. A culture killer is a person who's strong personality plus bad behavior combine to form a poison that slowly (or quickly) infects the output and...

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