Does employee engagement matter to company success?

Does employee engagement matter to company success? Today you hear a lot about employee engagement. Senior executives have been concerned about this within their companies for some time… and for good reason. There are many descriptions of what employee engagement is and what an engaged employee looks like. In recent newsletters, we have discussed these areas. If you missed these articles, contact us and we will send them to you right away. An engaged employee is: Willing to put in the extra effort Have high levels of loyalty Have an emotional bond to the company Promote the company as “the employer of choice” Strive to inspire peers  Are your employees engaged? According to a Gallup Study and a recent report…

These 4 Leadership Behaviors Make Good CEOs Great

These 4 Leadership Behaviors Make Good CEOs Great (and Drive Exponential Growth) Successful companies and businesses do well because they have strong leadership behind them. When things get tough in business, leaders raise the bar and keep the company moving toward greatness. If you’re striving for leadership, here are 4 behaviors to focus on. The Ability To Think On Their Feet Great leaders look for ways to adapt to any situation. They use their skills and knowledge to meet goals and rise to the occasion. The most important thing is to learn from your mistakes. When a situation arises, a great leader quickly thinks of a solution. They prioritize the steps they need to take to resolve problems. A great…

How To Avoid A Workplace Meltdown

How To Avoid A Workplace Meltdown Work, high-performance needs, and a demanding pace inevitably become overwhelming at the office. Occasionally, an employee may have a meltdown due to work stress or emotional baggage from their personal life. Either one can cause a volatile or unpleasant situation in the workplace when an employee responds poorly to the circumstances. Be prepared with some actionable steps to assist them. Here are ways to offer support: Don’t ignore the meltdown happened. Emotional problems are difficult because they make us feel vulnerable and remind us of our own shortcomings. Don’t pretend like nothing happened. People often ignore the incident in order to help their coworker save face. However, this is the worst thing you can…

4 Ways To Go From Manager To Leader

4 Ways To Go From Manager To Leader Those that manage a team may or may not be a leader. Being a manager doesn’t automatically mean you are able to lead a team. There is a distinct difference in the two. Managers are those that meet deadlines and get their job done in a timely way. While vital to any company, a manager can take their role a step further if they learn how to lead too. Leaders have the ability to stretch their team and bring them to a new level. They help them with a vision and ways to achieve their roles. If you want to go from a manager to a leader, do the following: 1.     A…

Shredding Compliance is the Law

  With the number of fraud cases each year, shredding compliance laws have become more stringent to protect individual’s information. The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA) was put into place to guard private information from being unlawfully accessed by unauthorized persons. Since these laws bring stiff penalties and fines of up to $1,000 on a state level and $2,500 on a federal level per each violation, it is in the best interest of all business to understand and comply with shredding laws. Education: All businesses that handle client’s personal information are mandated to destroy documents according to specific standards that are put in place by the state in which the business is located. Researching and understanding what the…

Senior Executives Challenges This Year

  With the coming year, CEO’s will have some challenges to overcome. Passive decision making will not resolve these concerns. Many sleepless nights are ahead for these individuals as they commit to making the right decisions. There is no doubt that the CEO’s of companies large and small have similar difficult problems to solve. Most companies will have to take into consideration the following issues for this year: Marketing: With each passing year, new and innovative ways of reaching the masses in marketing are being implemented in companies across the globe. CEO’s have limited moneys to fund these campaigns, and deciding which methods best suit their target markets prove to be challenging. For businesses that have been hit hard by…

Are Your Employees Engaged?

 Key Drivers. Executives Top Challenge! In our previous newsletter, we talked about Employee Engagement; what it is, what to do, and questions to ask. This article will discuss the “Key Drivers” of Engagement. While employee surveys make it possible to identify engagement, it does not pinpoint organizational improvement very well. There are many factors that will help increase employee engagement known as “Drivers.” These drivers, when managed correctly, will help a company effectively manage the levels of employee engagement. Drivers such as clearly defined goals, vision, culture, management & peer relationships, career development & opportunities, performance feedback, communication, rewards & recognition, and trust are some of the elements that enable employee engagement. Here are some points (in no particular order)…

Your Brain Under Stress

  In our previous months newsletters we have talked about emotional intelligence and how important it is for leaders to understand and apply the power of EQ. While essential for survival, the ability to react quickly on emotion alone doesn’t necessarily serve us well when it comes to making decisions in our personal and professional lives. Successful leaders have the ability to effectively manage emotions and emotional triggers. 90% of the difference between average and superior performance is EQ. Do not overlook the importance of EQ. If we are not aware of our emotions and how they impact others, the other emotional intelligence skills become more difficult to demonstrate. If we are unaware of our emotions, it’s virtually impossible to…

Creating A Corporate Culture To Attract Top Talent

  Creating a corporate culture that attracts top talent is an investment in your company’s future. It is very important to recognize that becoming an employer of choice is not luck; it is a strategy. A strategy that starts at the top and is lived and articulated by everyone. A companywide endeavor that is communicated consistently in words and actions. Everyone within your organization needs to know that it is the goal of the company to become the employer of choice. Your message must be congruent in all aspects of marketing too. Your website, social media accounts, marketing brochures, etc… must all show the company values in its communications. What are employees looking for? Employees want to know a company…

“The Sales & Management Performance Company”

Welcome to RIGHT PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT. We are employee performance specialists who eat, breath, and live Talent Management Solutions for business. Founder Marc Simms began developing training and retention solutions while working in the family business in his teens and later in corporate. Then explored staffing, training and placement was something in his DNA and hasn’t stopped looking for faster better logical ways to keep top talent. Our goal is to discover solutions that work for you. It is your business and your success we are focused on achieving. Some of our specialties included but not limited to: · Training & Coaching · Executive Management · Leadership · Sales · Communications · Conflict Resolution · Employee Engagement · Better Hiring ·…