Monthly Archives: October 2009

Get Ready for Healthcare Reform

While there have been vast differences of opinion about the reform legislation, I think we can all agree that — once the bill is signed into law – we will need to inform our employees about the changes that will impact them and their benefits. Continue reading

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Employee Recognition on a Shoestring Budget

Don’t be afraid to experiment a bit. And don’t forget to get your employees involved. They are the best sources of ideas to motivate the team. Continue reading

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The Importance of Listening

In times of change, when communicators are focused on getting information out to their employees, listening is often forgotten entirely. Continue reading

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Two-Way Communication Opens the Door to Innovation and Productivity

Front-line employees know where the company is wasting money, which processes are inefficient, and what the customers think about company policies and products. Managers need to find ways to gather that feedback and reward those employees who have ideas for driving business, reducing costs and improving service. Continue reading

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