Motivating Employees—Even During Hard Times

by Dr. Rick Goodman on October 16, 2017

Every business goes through difficult seasons. Perhaps it’s due to sales drop-offs. It might even be due to the departure of a beloved team member. Or it may simply be the natural ebb and flow of morale. These rough patches will come, and regardless of their cause, leaders must remain proactive in motivating their employees.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanMotivating Employees—Even During Hard Times

Does Employee Engagement Really Matter to Your Bottom Line?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on September 25, 2017

Employee engagement has been a big focus in recent years—and not without reason. Employers have learned, slowly but surely, that when your team members have an emotional investment in the company, they’re going to do better work. So, working to build engagement isn’t just about keeping peace or making your people happy; it has a real, bottom-line impact.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanDoes Employee Engagement Really Matter to Your Bottom Line?

In Employee Motivation, Communication is Everything

by Dr. Rick Goodman on August 23, 2017

There are many ways in which leaders can motivate their team members, some more obvious than others. Certainly, offering bonuses or paid time off can be a great way to keep your employees happy and engaged—but while there’s a time and a place for that, it’s clearly not something you can do every day.… Read more...

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Employee Engagement vs. Employee Experience: What’s the Difference?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on August 21, 2017

There are different ways for companies to gauge the level of motivation their employees receive—and for a long time, the predominant model has been employee engagement. Recently, though, there’s been a shift in focus, with the term employee experience steadily gaining steam.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanEmployee Engagement vs. Employee Experience: What’s the Difference?

Do You Have a Culture of Constant Improvement?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 3, 2017

Nobody’s perfect. We’ve all heard that old saying, and of course it’s true. But it also comes with an important implication: There is always an opportunity for us to get better. People can grow and improve every day. So can companies—but for that to happen, the company must have a culture that lends itself to continual learning, evolution, and betterment.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanDo You Have a Culture of Constant Improvement?