How to Build a Recognition Program at Your Company

Even the best of company leaders struggle with adequately recognizing their employees’ accomplishments. A cynical (see also: not great) leader might argue that they pay their employees—isn’t that enough? But when your employees go above and beyond and/or consistently perform, they deserve some type of special recognition. If doing it because it’s what good leaders should […]

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OWN IT! Promote The Culture You Have (Or The One You Want To Have)

“Be the change you wish to see in the world”—you’ve heard this gem of a quote before, I’m sure. Oh, and “Be the ball.” That’s a classic. How do you become the company you want to be? How do you attract—and retain—the talent you wish to have? The top 3 things modern candidates look for […]

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What’s Your Vibe? Create A Culture Employees Will Love

  When you think of the typical corporate building—what do you see? If it’s a big gray cinderblock that somewhat resembles the city jail, then you’re right on the money. Not all jobs come equipped with the fancy floor-to-ceiling glass windows, brightly colored painted walls, and a concierge. However, your company can still be an […]

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We’re All in This Together: Employee Engagement

Tonight, I’m seeing one of my favorite musicians in concert: Sufjan Stevens. I’ve always loved seeing musicians and bands live; a trend that has (regrettably) fallen to the wayside as I’ve gotten older. Live music is wonderful and seeing a musician you respect in the flesh is exciting, but there’s one thing about live shows […]

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