It’s that time of year. People are going on vacations, taking time off, or leaving for the holidays. Whether you’re one that’s taking some time off, or sticking to the grind during the holidays, here are a few ways you can make the most of your break:Read More›
Supervisors play a key role in any organization, creating a link between organizational goals and front-line employees. They have a dramatic impact on employee performance and behavior…especially motivation. Supervisors are agents of their organizations and have corresponding power and accountability.
The job of a supervisor (as we would define it) is to get work done through other people. And in order to be effective, they must understand how to create an environment that motivates people to be successful. They must understand how their environment rewards or punishes employee behavior.
There are two main reasons people behave the way they do.
- They do things because there is something in the environment rewarding their actions.
- They do things to avoid something that they don’t like.
America is on the brink of a huge change. We just elected a new President. Regardless of who won, this was a historic election. The first female President, or a business man looking to change the face of politics. Change is an inevitable outcome… and now more than ever, in our country and in our businesses, we need strong leadership with a clear, confident message while we recover from this difficult period……..okay, enough of that.Read More›
We’re always talking to company owners or department heads, and one of the most frequent statements we hear is, “Our supervisors need help.” When we ask them to be more specific, often the reply has something to do with helping them get more productivity from the teams they lead.
Our question then becomes, “So, what do you want to do about it?”Read More›
We have a question for you: Is the experience you provide as important as the actual product or service that you are selling? In the field of coaching and training, we get to hear all kinds of stories related to both internal and external customer service. Usually, they begin with something like, “You’ll never believe what happened to me! This guy was so rude! He didn’t listen, and all I did was repeat myself!”Read More›
We’ve all felt it. The stress. The burnout. The feeling of being overworked. Sometimes in your job, you get to that point where you are exhausted and ready to pull your hair out. At Revela, this time of year is crazy. Fall is usually about the time companies and employees are back into their routines and have returned from summer vacation. It’s also when many organizations start their planning and budgets for the upcoming year. For us, this means emails, calls, schedule updates, and prepping for programs and events. Along with the regular day-to-day operations of the business. Our task lists sometimes go on and on…Read More›
When we ask people what motivates employees, many respond with a simple answer: Money. Sure, money might be a factor. But let’s be real. Is it the ONLY factor? It may also be true that in addition to money, there are a wide range of motivators that are more personal and individual to your employees. Few people would turn down a raise or bonus, but true satisfaction is more complex than that.