5 Ways to Make Your Employees Feel Unrecognized

A company is only as good as its employees, which is why it is imperative for employers to ensure that they feel recognized and valued. In fact, our post on ‘Tips for the Right Way to Use Employee Recognition’ highlights that companies are increasingly using employee recognition programs to improve employee morale and promote workforce engagement. Employees … Read more

“Constantly seeking ways to improve”

We enjoy keeping up with the journey of our clients on social media, and we always appreciate when they use platforms such as LinkedIn to share the success of the members on their team. Casey Smock, the manager at FedEx Freight in Atlanta, Georgia, is pictured below with Billy McDougle, the December ‘leader of the … Read more

3 Qualities of a Great Restaurant Manager

What do you expect from your employees? Your expectations may be extremely high, they may be quite low. Either way, you expect something from your team. This article isn’t about the expectations you have for your team, it’s about the expectations you have for yourself. While reading about the three qualities that lead to great … Read more

“Everyone wants it”

We recently caught up with Michaela, the general manager of Fairfield Inn located in Clovis, New Mexico. Michaela shared her thoughts about the impact of the monthly recognition program we’ve been helping her run. Since taking over as GM in 2017, Michaela has noticed our recognition program to be a great motivator for everybody on … Read more

Easy, Convenient, and Consistent

Krissie Altman is the manager at Cracker Barrel in Cranberry Township, PA. Krissie says her team loves to celebrate each other’s success every month when a “Most Valuable Team Player” is recognized. Here are a few of the recent posts from employee of the month celebrations… Keep up the awesome work, Krissie! Presentation pictures with … Read more

Becoming a Great Leader – Part 3: Attitude

When you care about what you’re doing, your employees will care about what they’re doing. When you have a passion behind your vision and purpose, it permeates the attitudes of those working for you. Passion, work ethic, and attitude all flow from the top. Set the tone for your workplace! There are many things in … Read more

Appreciation Matters: Thoughts from a Leadership Expert

“Engaging the Hearts and Minds of All Your Employees” by leadership expert Lee J. Colan is a book which outlines how to motivate your team and entrust them to provide exceptional value to your customers. Perhaps the most important topic in this book can be found in Chapter 10: The Need for Appreciation. In this … Read more

Becoming a Great Leader – Part 2: Passionate Leadership

Now that you have developed a vision (see: Becoming a Great Leader – Part 1: Vision), and a strategy for achieving it, take a step back and ask yourself: Do I show passionate leadership? Great leaders believe in their vision so strongly, they exude a charisma about it that is captivating. To launch your position … Read more