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Lots of people have lots of ideas about what employee engagement is. I know it’s not about being productive or having an emotional attachment to the company. Engagement is often an ambiguous term. I passionately believe the most valuable asset any company has is its employees. Engagement is about making their work joyful.
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Getting honest feedback from staff is one of the most common complaints I hear from my ‘leader’ colleagues. The problem is rooted in the reality that penalty-free environments rarely exist. Is it possible to create a penalty free in a business where the questioner is the boss (or someone who has control over the career of the individual being questioned)? No. Is it realistic to even try to create one? Yes. Click here to find out how.
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When it comes to delivering products and services, consistent levels of customer service outweigh all other aspects of the end-user experience. What makes a business stand out is outstanding customer service.
While there are many pieces to this puzzle, this newsletter focuses on three that are universal and foundational to building a sustainable organization.