Show Employees Where They Fit in the Big Picture

Show Employees Where They Fit in the Big Picture

Last week I wrote about younger workers’ career impatience and suggested ways employers could keep them engaged to stay longer. We discussed this generation’s need to “make a difference” and desire to know where they fit in.  I cited the  JFK and the janitor story...
The Recognition Employees Really Crave

The Recognition Employees Really Crave

Q:  I’m a big believer in employee recognition, but I’m having a hard time convincing my managers that they should recognize employees more often. Why are they so resistant ? A:  Employee recognition is one of those workplace conundrums. On the one hand, everyone...
Be Grateful – It’s Scientifically Good for You

Be Grateful – It’s Scientifically Good for You

Oh Yes, it’s Thanksgiving week! A time of year when we customarily get into “gratitude mode”, when we easily and effortlessly give thanks for our friends and family and all the other blessings we enjoy. But I propose we add one more to that list.  I propose we show...