Engage with One-to-One Meetings

By Rob Marchalonis. Multiply your engagement by dividing your audience.  Regular one-to-one meetings can be an effective and efficient way to engage with your employees, and others. During these more personal connections, you have the opportunity for more meaningful communication, relationship building, and understanding of mutual wants, needs, and expectations. Select a meeting frequency that allows for optimal connection and communication…

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Help Me Understand?

Ask This First When Expectations Are Unmet. by Rob Marchalonis. Are you getting the results you want?  Every week, I engage with leaders at all levels to help them be more successful.  A core part of my work is to advise, coach, or consult with courageous individuals who assume serious responsibilities in heavy-duty roles.  To be effective in their positions,…

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When Employees Depart, Think Up

Six Steps to Ease Workplace Transitions. by Rob Marchalonis.     Have you lost a key worker recently?  If you employ people, it’s inevitable that you will experience transitions.  Employees retire, receive promotions, move on to other opportunities, quit suddenly, or get fired.  Rarely do these events happen without some strain or stress.  Have you experienced the departure of a…

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Read IncentShare

New Book Helps Employers Motivate, Recruit, and Get Results with Incentives. by Rob Marchalonis. When you learn to share your success with variable pay plans, everyone wins. Every day, millions of employees show up at work physically, but the evidence reveals that most are not into their work mentally.  As a result, these disengaged, distracted, or discouraged workers cost employers…

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Evaluate and Equip Your Employees

What’s the status and potential of your workforce? by Rob Marchalonis. Lead a workforce? One of the most challenging responsibilities of a leader is to evaluate employees. If you have a workforce, it’s imperative that you understand, evaluate, and develop worker performance. Obviously, every worker (and thus every workforce) has a unique performance profile. Consider the following employee continuum or…

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Motivating Hourly Workers (Part 2)

Continued from the previous blog post, Motivating Hourly Workers (Part 1).  https://wp.me/p755sx-5W  by Rob Marchalonis. Illustration of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs   Our last blog post indicated how hourly work-groups present unique challenges. Toyota, the car company, has found several ways to overcome hourly work-group challenges and succeed as the most profitable automotive producer worldwide.  One way that Toyota has found…

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Motivating Hourly Workers (Part 1)

by Rob Marchalonis. Good ideas either fly or flop based on the motivation of the participants. That’s what I’ve learned, and others seem to agree.  Motivated employees embrace better ideas and run with them.  When the participants are un-motivated, even the best ideas don’t get very far in a workplace.  Having personal experience with both outcomes, and significant frustration with…

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More About LSP123

by Rob Marchalonis LSP – Leadership, Strategy, and Process is a foundation on which you can accomplish almost any worthwhile objective!  Organizations, workgroups, and even individuals who focus first on leadership, second on strategy, and third on their processes will get more done in less time, and boost their results.   L-S-P in 1-2-3 order is a simple yet powerful approach to guide…

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