Category Archives: employee engagement

Four Steps for Managing Employees from Afar (from Construction Business Owner)

Follow these steps to avoid OSHA violations and ensure your workforce values safety and professionalism regardless of who is watching. Written by: Howard Mavity Published: June 1, 2014      A CEO friend of mine was trying to exit a … Continue reading

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Be Wise, But Share Good News and Bad News With Employees

Leadership lessons from the military do not necessarily translate to the private sector.  I am uncomfortable with business books which continually analogize the workplace to the battlefield.  It’s not the same thing and I never want to minimize that service.  … Continue reading

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You Learn a Lot When You’re the Sober One.

Tim Sackett always writes practical and entertaining posts,  Today’s post, “The Number One Reason You Should Never Drink at an Office Function” is no exception.  Tim goes beyond cautioning us to not make a fool of ourselves with a tongue … Continue reading

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When It Comes To End of the Year Bonuses, A Little Goes a Long Way!

The linked article on TLNT provides an Excellent discussion of employees diminished expectations for end-of-the-year bonuses and references that all time Christmas Classic, “National Lampoon Christmas Vacation!”  To quote the author: four in five employees think a holiday bonus is … Continue reading

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Lessons From Nelson Mandela

Remembering Mandela: His Three Timeless Workplace Lessons by Howard Mavity on Dec 6, 2013, 12:05 PM  |  4 Comments inShare17 Editor’s note: Weekly Wrap is stepping back and celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela today. We’ll be back with our … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving At Work

Although Americans have celebrated some sort of Thanksgiving since 1661, Abraham Lincoln established Thanksgiving as a national holiday by proclamation on November 28, 1861.  The Thanksgiving holiday takes on more meaning when one considers that an American people so exhausted … Continue reading

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“Best HR, Legal, Safety & Leadership Stuff I Read Last Week”

I’m still working on how to summarize my large volume of Tweets of great material from  EHS, TLNT, HBR and others.  Until I come up with a better method, I’ll periodically prepare this sort of digest.  I hope that my … Continue reading

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