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How to Prevent—and Rescue—Burnt-Out Employees

How to Prevent—and Rescue—Burnt-Out Employees Learn how to recognize the signs of burnout and pull unmotivated employees out of their rut. Highly motivated employees are true assets to any organization. They’re productive, energetic, eager to take on additional responsibilities, and pleasant t...

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Getting Your Employees Excited Again

Getting Your Employees Excited Again Your employees are bored with their repetitive tasks. What are you going to do about it? If you have employees who’ve held the same job for some time, it’s quite likely they’re bored and their job performance is below par. They’re in danger of burning out...

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Getting the Most Out of Each Employee

Getting the Most Out of Each Employee Learning how to deal with different working styles is a sure way to improve productivity. What are the signs of lowered performance in your organization? To start, employees don’t look busy. Individual, team or unit productivity has decreased from where it sho...

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Getting Employees to Help Each Other

Getting Employees to Help Each Other It pays to create a corporate culture where employees willingly share their knowledge with one another. Question: I own a new, growing company. Some employees are very reluctant to help each other with improving skills and sales. As a result, I’m concerned the ...

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Ensuring Employees Get the Credit They Deserve

Ensuring Employees Get the Credit They Deserve When employees aren’t properly recognized, your company can suffer. Q: I work for a business and manage its orthodontic clinic. For the past year, I’ve worked closely with my manager to open a branch office, but when the time came to fill the manage...

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Encouraging Employees to Speak Up

Encouraging Employees to Speak Up Open the lines of communication with this advice for making employees feel more comfortable speaking with you. Good communication is the lifeblood of every organization, no matter the size, industry or geographic location. When that communication is positive and eff...

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Creating Loyal Employees

Creating Loyal Employees When it comes to employee loyalty, the bottom line is, it’s all about you. Here’s what you can do to create a loyal staff. In today’s business world, loyalty is a very powerful concept. Decades ago, most younger employees would stay on a job for several years at a time...

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Five Employee Motivation Myths Debunked

Five Employee Motivation Myths Debunked Recognition—not money—is the real motivator in a down economy. Business owners need to ensure that their employees are productive and eager to do the best job possible—this is especially true during today’s challenging economic times. Yet every indust...

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