7 Unusual Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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  Unusual Results Demand Unusual Methods   There are many methods of motivating employees, many of them based on common sense, many straightforward.  Normal methods for motivation might yield normal results.  But if you seek extraordinary results, you may need unusual types of motivation.   1) Give them a part of the company- An ESOP [...]

Why Good Employees Leave

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  More often than not, it’s not the money   As a business owner, you need to retain your best employees.  Life is full of change, and entrepreneurs do need to be able to adjust.  However, it’s worth trying to forestall some unwanted changes before they begin, which means examining why good employees leave just [...]

Top 5 Ways To Retain Employees

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It’s a paradox—the employees you most want to keep can often be the self-starters who end up moving on to what they see as greener pastures.   And if your turnover is high, you lose out on productivity and momentum, possibly losing profits while you’re at it.   Here are 5 timely strategies for retaining the [...]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Employees Without Breaking Them

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If you are like most small business owners these days, hiring additional employees may not exactly be on the top of your to-do list. Several recent studies (such as this one and this one), point to the fact that a significant population of small business owners are too mired in concerns over sales performance, healthcare [...]