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Effective Communication – It Really Does Matter

5 TIPS TO FIX YOUR BROKEN COMMUNICATION AND BUILD TRUST THE BUSINESS WORLD IS BEREFT OF TRUST, STUDIES SUGGEST, BUT ELEVATED COMMUNICATION MAY BE THE SOLUTION. HERE ARE FIVE WAYS TO INCREASE ENGAGEMENT, SPARK INNOVATION, AND IMPROVE WORKPLACE RELATIONSHIPS. BY NAN RUSSELL Leadership is facing a crisis–trust is at an all-time low in workplaces across this […]

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Employee Engagement – It Matters

Always love it when someone says it so well:  Read on (http://www.causecast.com/blog/bid/223517/Inspirational-Employee-Engagement-Quotes?goback=%2Egde_3328901_member_182337033) Inspirational Employee Engagement and Employee Appreciation Quotes Posted by Ryan Scott According to the Corporate Leadership Council, employees with lower engagement levels are four times more likely to leave their jobs than those who are highly engaged.  But the importance of employee engagement isn’t just increased employee […]

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I read it on the internet; it must be true.

In case there was any doubt, apparently it’s now settled: The business case that has taken decades to build is now proven. CSR is a competitive advantage.  Or so says Joe Sibilia in CSWire. Mind you, we’ve never doubted that, but the evidence continues to mount that having and implementing a meaningful CSR strategy boosts […]

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What makes CSR work?

We continue to read and learn more and more about successful CSR programs – just what it takes for them to work and what they can do for your company.   Here’s another little tidbit, from the perspective of a big company, Telus International, that clearly understands the true value of a strategic CSR program.   You […]

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Speaking of retaining your people…

Just saw a great piece about “the staggering cost of turnover” and, more importantly, some things you, as an employer, can do about it.  You can read the full article here. According to the article: “The American Management Association estimates turnover costs ranging between 25%-250% of annual salary per exiting employee, while the average monthly turnover rate […]

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