Category Archives: Employee relations

Employee Management: 6 Questions Your Employees Should Be Able to Answer About Your Business

Your employees can often be your greatest evangelists by helping to spread the word about your company, and they can often help with client/customer issues. That is, if they know and understand your company’s message and positioning. Here are six … Continue reading

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Business Mentoring 101: What It Is, Why It Matters, And What’s Involved in Setting Up a Program

When we listen to or read about successful business people, from GE’s Jack Welch to Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, we often hear them mention and thank the mentors they had along their journeys to greatness. In some ways, mentoring sounds like … Continue reading

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5 Things Your Employees Can Do to Help Promote Your Business

If you have employees, even just one or two, they can serve as your own pseudo sales force off hours. The good news? If you treat your employees well (you do, right?), they’re usually more than happy to spread the … Continue reading

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19 Quick-Hitting Ideas to Boost Employee Morale

How to boost employee morale is a common question among business owners, and it’s a theme we’ve discussed quite a bit on this blog, including this post on team-building ideas and this post on creating community outreach programs. Sometimes, however, … Continue reading

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5 Super “Sweet” Promotional Gifts

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d share five examples of our favorite yummy promotional candy — items that work for February 14 and beyond. These are great gifts for customers, prospects, and employees year-round. 1. Custom Lollipops Perfect … Continue reading

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Tips from the Frontlines for Encouraging Employee Health & Wellness in 2013

Carrots, Broccoli & Apples — Oh My! Actual Examples of Successful Employee Wellness Programs It’s a new year, which means people have made resolutions. One of the most popular ones? Getting fit by losing weight and exercising more. But how … Continue reading

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Employee Motivation: 8 Proven Ways Toward a Happy, Productive Team

Real-world techniques to motivate staff and encourage productivity at work. As somebody in charge of employee motivation, you have a lot of responsibility. We know that motivated employees are more productive and lead to a lower turnover, but motivation doesn’t come from … Continue reading

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