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Overview

Keep Top Talent!

Are you a manager who lost some of your best talent? According to a recent, preliminary report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2.5 million American workers willingly left their positions. Why are so many employees willing to leave their employers? Are they leaving because of their managers? By improving your management and leadership style, you will be able to keep your top talent. Yes, you can change how they feel about YOU, the manager. Small things make a big difference in how employees feel about their manager.

What You Will Learn:

Discover how great managers take extra steps to ensure their work environments are open, trusting, innovative and productive. As a result, your employees will respond positively. Learn to deal with loss of enthusiasm on the job. Find out an acceptable approach to employee motivation. Determine what behaviors you should model for effective leadership and which techniques don’t work.

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Plus, this seminar will provide you with tools to:

  • Communicate clear directions, priorities and performance expectations
  • Deliver constructive support and encouragement, even when an employee fails to meet expectations
  • Teach employees to learn from successes and failures and to embrace both
  • Provide incentives for above-average performance efforts
  • Recognize employees’ contributions and efforts in ways they appreciate
  • Offer sincere, helpful feedback in a timely manner
  • Create a clear commitment to professional development
  • Facilitate open discussions with employees about career growth opportunities
  • Delegate meaningful work and significant responsibilities
  • Practice progressive discipline to reduce negative attitudes and behaviors
  • Build opportunities to empower employees with a sense of ownership by lessening approvals and checkpoints
  • Position employees to solve problems on their own, using their best judgment

Agenda

Assess Where You Are

  • Discover your leadership style
  • Refresh your enthusiasm for leading people
  • Determine if you have been sending mixed signals to your workers
  • Understand the primary reasons employees leave an organization
  • Find out the two words that matter most to effective managers

Assessing Your Organization

  • Discover whether or not your organization has what it takes to execute a working employee retention plan
  • Uncover what excellent corporations do to motivate employees to do more
  • Exchange ideas that promote collaboration in your organization
  • Not just buzz words – make an action plan
  • Understand the difference between an organizational approach and a manager’s solution to things gone wrong

Promoting Employee Productivity

  • Find out what questions to ask before you develop a policy aimed at motivating your staff
  • Learn to communicate performance standards that are attainable for your employees
  • Find out how to reward employees for performance and which award programs really work
  • Find out how you can use the power of purpose to raise the bar in your workplace
  • Be aware of what you are saying — and say it well
  • Know when you need a new plan

Coaching and Developing Your Employees For Success

  • Identify how “eligibility” and “suitability” work together to yield results
  • Learn when an employee’s “ability” is getting in the way
  • Determine what to do about those that can, but won’t
  • Discover how to effectively coach for result the four most challenging performer types
  • Address issues and barriers to poor performance and attitudes

Focus On Outcomes

  • Discover which factors are the best indicators of success
  • Accountability – learn to step in at the right time as coach
  • Be confident when you’ve done all can do and need to let someone go

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