Ostracized

I talk a lot about how to keep employees engaged and happy and taking exquisite care of customers. Over 30 pages of blog posts and articles full of mostly positive points of view on running the kind of business that breeds love and loyalty.     What I don’t think I talk about much is what makes people disengaged and unhappy.…

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Loyalty

There are all kinds of companies on my mailing list – big ones, little ones and even some really tiny ones. Why? Everyone is concerned about happy customers, happy employees and what they bring – LOYALTY.    So what’s loyalty? Is it just longevity? Repeat business? Referrals?   It’s way more than that – it’s a combination…

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You’ve Got This

Why is it that the night before I’m leaving on a trip I’m tidying my desk rather than packing my suitcase? Go figure.   While rooting through the “in” box I found a copy of an article I yanked out of the Sunday paper in May called the “Courage to Save to World.” As is…

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“I do it my own self”

My granddaughter is 10 years old now and did her first overnight trip with a school group this year. It was her first time being away from mom and dad for 4 whole days and nights. It was a great experience and although she expressed a little trepidation, I knew she’d be just fine.  …

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Sharpening The Saw?

Did you ever open a file and find an article that you really loved but hadn’t seen in a while? Were you glad that you found it and did you find that not only was it still relevant but that is was more relevant than ever? Yeah, me too. And the funny thing is that sometimes…

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