What To Do If You Are Disengaged At Your Job

The other day I was speaking to a friend of mine who was unhappy in his job. When I asked him what he was going to do about it, he replied, “It’s not like everyone loves their job.” His response saddens me. As a corporate H.R. executive for over a decade, I’ve been right with Gallup in…

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Three Reasons Your Best Employees Don’t Feel Recognized

Everyone agrees how important recognition is, but most organizations don’t seem to get it right. This is perplexing to me because the first and most critical step requires such a small action – asking your employee how he or she likes to be recognized for good work. Easy, right? But it does not happen. Why?…

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Four Ways To Get Your Employees To Care Like Owners

A couple of weeks ago my wife and I took our five-year-old daughter to a friend’s birthday party. At the gathering I met the owner of a budding local martial arts school. His passion for the art form and his business were contagious. He loved everything he was doing, but worried about the rapid growth…

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