The 7 Hidden Reasons Your Employees Leave You

In The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave, employee-retention expert Leigh Branham discusses how companies can tackle employee disengagement and retain their best and brightest people. Nearly 90% of bosses think their employees quit to make more money. That means nearly 90% of bosses are wrong. Studies show these are the seven “real” reasons that retention isn’t better: Ask HR people their top issue these days, and it’s likely to be retention. That’s no surprise. The cost in dollars and disruption of replacing a trained employee is…

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Who needs a coach at work?

You have heard someone saying they needed a coffee. And really, tired or hungover who amongst us hasn't felt that they really needed a coffee In all honesty, we only want that coffee. We really don't 'need' it. Read why you shouldn't hire me as your coach The difference? If you need a coffee you only want it. But if you need a heart transplant, you need a heart transplant. Most of my perspective coaching clients receive coaching as a “want" not a "need”. The first…

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How One Word Can Damage Workplace Culture

They say “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” But words do hurt—and all too often, what they hurt is workplace culture.  I have come to realize how important words are not only in everyday life, but in our workplace interactions as well. And I don’t just mean poetry and prose. Simple one or two-word phrases can stop a conversation dead in its tracks. This can lead to mistrust and a toxic work environment. I wouldn’t call myself a word…

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