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Subaru Puts Man's Best Friend In The Driver's Seat

Kudos To Subaru For Their Barkley Dog Spots

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 11:00am

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Change For The Sake Of Change Is Not The Best Strategy

Whenever a new executive comes into an organization, the natural inclination is to change strategies, brand positioning, or just executional direction. Often this change is made without regard to the level of engagement around the current efforts, or the momentum that may exist in the organization. Now don’t get me wrong! The power to change is the power to grow. John F. Kennedy once said, “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” But change for change’s sake can be more damaging to your efforts towards creating an engaged and inspired workforce than no change at all. Some leaders change things they shouldn’t change and don’t change those they should. John Luke Jr., Chairman and CEO of global packaging giant, MeadWestvaco, said 'Change simply for the sake of change is an abdication of leadership'.

Posted by Rick DeMarco at 11:00am

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Understanding Your Employees And Establishing Clear Goals And Objectives

This is the second submission in an 11-week series on how to launch an employee engagement program. Last week I spoke about finding and securing a budget. In this post I will discuss due diligence and the necessary steps for discovering and establishing clear goals and objectives.

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 11:00am

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Employee Loyalty and the Emotional Gap

As a leader, it can be difficult to understand what your employees really want from their jobs. Trying to deliver “happiness” is too vague and intangible, especially when each person’s definition of happiness is different. Marketing Metrix published some interesting research on employee satisfaction in the hospitality industry. The results are quite staggering.

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 9:49am

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How Millennial Are You?

As Millennials continue to become a hot topic of discussion, you may ask yourself if you fall into the category of being a Millennial. Pew Research Center created an online survey to help you identify your generation. The 15 part questionnaire prompts questions ranging from how frequently you text to if you have a tattoo or not. Take it here.

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 6:05pm

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