Manage Smarter 188 — Dr. Bob Nelson: How to Boost Employee Engagement and Recognition

Dr. Bob Nelson on the Manage Smarter Show from SalesFuel

Dr. Bob Nelson is a management and motivation business author of over 30 books that have collectively sold over 5 million copies. He is president of Nelson Motivation Inc., has presented on six continents and worked with 80 percent of the Fortune 500 companies. 

One of his titles we are most interested in talking about today is 1,001 Ways to Engage Employees: Help People Do Better What They Do Best. 

In this episode, Audrey, Lee and Bob discuss:

  • Expectations of the current workforce for recognition
  • New techniques to discover better, more personalized check-​ins and recognition
  • Ways to be more responsive and more engaged with your employees
  • Techniques to boost employee productivity via future professional development

"Providing workers with recognition and respect can make a world of difference in getting the best efforts out of them, keeping them and helping you develop a reputation for treating employees in a way that helps attract talent to work for you and your organization."

Dr. Bob Nelson

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Audrey Strong heads all external and internal communications for SalesFuel, including public relations — which she has directed since 2014. Prior to SalesFuel, she founded her own public relations firm and served years as an award-​winning journalist in television news. Audrey earned her degree in broadcast journalism from Ohio University.
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