Tag Archives: job satisfaction

A Little Thanks Goes a Long Way

A little thanks can make a BIG impact on your employees. Research has found that the #1 reason employees leave their jobs is because they feel unappreciated. If you want…

Learning about strengths EARLY pays off

Yesterday morning I had the pleasure of speaking to Brebeuf Jesuit Prepartory School’s Ignatian Scholars. These high achieving students are in class designed to help them fulfill their potentials – inside…

TRUST Is Not A Four Letter Word

It’s true; trust is not a four letter word. In fact, trust is quite obviously a five letter word. However, in organizations, trust can be a profoundly off-limits word as…

Job Satisfaction – Some Great Tips

Recently I read an article entitled “10 Psychological Keys to Job Satisfaction” and was impressed with the relevance and the succinctness of the piece.  The two points I found most…

Great Career Advice . . . But Is It Realistic?

Have you read the book or seen the 2006 movie “The Pursuit of Happyness?” Actor Will Smith portrays the life of Chris Gardner – a single-father with a rags-to-riches tale….

Mixed Signals – How to Stamp Out This Common Communication Barrier

Last week I gave a short talk about common communication barriers. Although the list I normally present to students in the organizational behavior class I teach contains nine points, I…

Do you?

Do you love your job?  Today, on Valentine’s Day, love of work should possibly take a back seat to love of people.  Or should it? One of the top contributors…

Job Satisfaction: Necessity or Luxury?

When unemployment rates are uncomfortably high and profit levels flat, businesses may inappropriately reason that surveying employees about their job satisfaction is a luxury that only mega-corporations can afford. However,…