Posts tagged with ‘employee’

  • Sep062017
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    Employee Engagement

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-83-Ray-Rob-Employee-Engagement.mp3Low employee engagement is costly, but there are solutions. In this Tough Things First podcast, Ray Zinn discusses what...

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  • Jan102017
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    Rusty Golden Handcuffs

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    The history of American slavery notes that some slaves reluctantly accepted their shackles, knowing that their harsh life at...

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  • Nov022016
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    Episode 28: Friday Talks and Employee Motivation

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-28-Friday-Talks-and-Employee-Motivation.mp3Looking for employee inspiration, education and motivation? In this week’s podcast, Ray Zinn talks about the “Friday Talk” technique...

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  • Aug312016
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    Episode 21: Momentum: How to keep employees engaged

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-21-Momentum-how-to-keep-employees-engaged.mp3Life and work are marathons, not sprints – regardless of what too many startups believe. But few employees are...

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  • Apr262016
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    Success with People

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    Originally posted on LinkedIn Pulse “Mankind was my business,” wailed the ghost of Jacob Marley. In life, nothing is...

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  • Mar102016
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    The Employee Happiness Quotient

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    Unhappy employees don’t contribute much and rarely stay for long. Micrel, the semiconductor company I founded and led for...

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  • Feb182016
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    What every employee should know when he’s looking for a new job

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    Oddly, very few people are prepared for job interviews. In 37 year of running Micrel, and in the process...

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  • Jan132016
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    Passion and stress: Firing up the team without burning them out

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    Passion is a good thing. During the 37 years at the helm of Micrel, we fired up our employees...

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  • Jan072016
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    Momentum: how to keep employees engaged and energetic for the entire year

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    Keeping people engaged and energetic for the entire year, or an entire decade, is like auto maintenance. The dials,...

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