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What’s your plan for today, this week, this month or the next 6 years? Find out how to plan for the future you may not even realize is out there for you.
How would your team respond to that question? It is an important one to consider if you are concerned about engagement and turnover. It’s even more important if a corporate goal is to value people.
Unleashing our employees to reach their full potential is the opportunity for each of us as managers. A core component of achieving that goal is understanding what makes our people feel we care about them as people, and about their careers.
As a manager, there are few skills more important, and more overlooked, than stopping to listen to our team. We know from our own human experience how valued we feel when somebody takes the time to really listen and attempt to understand our ideas and opinions.
According to a study done by the University of California – Berkley, employees who are referred into our organizations perform better, and are 30% less likely to quit, than other referral sources.
Unleashing our employees to reach their full potential is an opportunity (and a responsibility) for each of us as managers. A core component of achieving that goal is understanding what makes our people feel like we care about them as people, and about their careers.
It is not uncommon to find business owners who put off process projects because they believe it to be a costly exercise. Or, that improving processes is a complicated affair requiring a lot of time and commitment.
Have you been looking for a way to frame your processes more effectively? That is a way of communicating your process steps within the context of the bigger picture. Something that would make it easier to share the process steps, to analyze process flow and to use as a training tool.
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