Category: Retention Tips for Managers

Are You Training Your New Managers?

Businesses spend a lot of time worrying about keeping the sale pipeline full. Can you say that you spend an equal amount of time thinking about and developing current staff members for leadership roles?

When You’re The Cause of Employee Turnover

It’s easy to justify departures by blaming the booming economy. After all, this could be an employee’s chance snag that dream job. But, there could be a more ominous reason for turnover at your company.

How To Retain Key Employees in The New Year

It’s that holiday time of the year. I’m not talking about how to hire help in advance of the busy season. This post is about how to stop the exodus of employees that happens after the new calendar year starts.

Do You Possess the Management Trait Employees Value Most?

Many management studies these days have us believing that employees will beeline for the exit if the boss forgets to ask how their child or puppy is doing. News flash. The latest research from Stanford Graduate School of Business shows employees have another priority.

Are You Growing Your Own Rock-Star Employees?

Maybe you’ve been told that you need to provide your team members with more real challenges. In turn, they’ll reward you by working hard and being loyal.

Have You Asked Your Employees What They Want To Get Better At?

You might be inclined to think that once an employee’s performing well at a job, you should leave well enough alone. Wrong! Your employees are counting on you to help them develop goals.

Are You Delegating Enough Tasks?

As a manager, one of your most crucial tasks is to develop your employees. Part of that development means delegating responsibilities.

How Far Will You Go to Uphold Your Company’s Values?

As a leader, it’s your job to maintain the work culture that you and others have carefully crafted. If you want your employees to be motivated and engaged, you have to take action when an employee grossly violates your company’s values

Two Tips to Motivate Your Employees

We all want to find the best way to keep employees motivated. But, succeeding at this task is a huge challenge. Customized rewards and long-term career planning can help.

Will Your Top Performer Be a Good Manager?

Is it time to fill the sales manager position at your company? If you’re like many leaders, you’re seriously considering moving your top rainmaker into the position. Unfortunately, that line of thinking has wreaked havoc on more than one sales department.

How Are You Handling Employee Activism?

Younger consumers will do business with your company if you show authentic support for a social cause. These same activist consumers could also be your star employees. Attracting and keeping these employees requires specific action on your part.

Are You Neglecting Relationship Excellence?

Are you guilty of focusing on task excellence and neglecting relationship excellence? Michael Stallard, co-founder and president of the Connection Culture Group, says this is a common management problem.

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