4 things every employee wants from their boss

According to a well-known Gallup poll of more than 1 million employed U.S. workers, a bad boss is the #1 reason people quit their jobs. It’s a huge retention issue.  As Gallup said, “People leave managers, not companies … In the end, turnover is mostly a manager issue.” It’s also a bottom-line issue. A poorly-led workforce is 50% less productive …

Encouragement: The most potent motivator

Serving as a volunteer with the Los Angeles Dream Center and for the thousands of homeless people they serve on the streets of Los Angeles, I learned a mind-blowing truth.  Everybody needs encouragement….from the CEO, to the hourly employee, to that difficult in-law, to the down-and-outers.  Everybody! In fact, Tommy Barnett, the co-founder of the Dream Center, even goes so …