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Employee Recognition Through Coaching — Recognition Series | Part 1
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Employee Recognition Through Coaching — Recognition Series | Part 1

With many employees working remotely during this challenging time, what motivates them to get up each morning and achieve something of significance? Surprisingly, money is not at the top of the list. Instead, according to multiple surveys, including Pay & Job Satisfaction by John T. Brinkman, 2017, “pay level is only marginally related to satisfaction.” If the association between salary and job satisfaction is very weak, how can leaders recognize...

Overcoming Lean Team Burnout
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Overcoming Lean Team Burnout

Organizations today are working with incredibly lean teams, often asking individuals to do three jobs instead of one. Employees and leaders alike are experiencing burnout. But they don’t have to be.  Are you asking team members what they are willing to take on or considering talents when placing responsibilities?   Are you giving leaders the tools to coach and develop their teams?   Are you recognizing the work...

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How Do You Find A Mentor?

Oh my goodness. This is a really tough question. It’s a question about relationships. How do you find a best friend? How do you find a life partner? How do you find a mentor? I wish I had an easy answer, or frankly any answer that would work consistently. A mentor is someone for whom...

Winning, Leading and Developing People
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Winning, Leading and Developing People

Robert Luther “Lute” Olson was the head coach of the University of Arizona’s men’s basketball team for 25 years. Respected both on and off the court, Lute’s long career boasted many achievements, including his impressive record of 700+ victories and his inductions into both the Basketball Hall of Fame and the National Collegiate Basketball Hall...

Increase Performance. Improve Client Experience. Get More Referrals.
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Increase Performance. Improve Client Experience. Get More Referrals.

As organizations are working to return to some sort of normalcy (while also prepping for a potential second wave), many are seeing that their employee population is emotionally wiped out. Many have worked long hours and have added stress because of home and family struggles.   Studies show that employee engagement is one of the top variables correlating to customer satisfaction, staff...

Talent Plus Celebrates Our 2020-2021 Social Responsibility Pillars
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Talent Plus Celebrates Our 2020-2021 Social Responsibility Pillars

At Talent Plus ®, we place special importance on supporting our community. We recognize our civic, charitable and environmental responsibilities and generously donate our time, talent and treasure.  Our Social Responsibility Pillars program focuses our charitable giving efforts, allowing us to work more closely with specific nonprofit organizations to assist them on a variety of levels....

Why Promotions Fail
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Why Promotions Fail

Studies show that a highly effective manager drives 41 percent higher employee engagement. So, how can you better determine who to put into leadership positions?  

Talent Cannot be Canceled — Leveraging Talents in a Time of Uncertainty
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Talent Cannot be Canceled — Leveraging Talents in a Time of Uncertainty

At Talent Plus we are committed to a society that is diverse, inclusive, caring, respectful and  insanely curious.  This applies not only to our family of colleagues, partners and clients, but also to the perspectives shared among us. Through our internal and guest blog series, we celebrate thought leadership and “know how,” that by building relationships and expanding our...