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

Why Strategic Employee Recognition Works

The surprisingly simple, yet incredibly effective way today’s successful business leader strengthens the bottom line by investing in relationship capital Gary, manager of a local business, felt compelled to share some pointed feedback with one of his employees. “Andrew, you need to learn everything we offer so you can quickly answer questions for customers. It’s … Read more

“People enjoy being here.”

Our Engagement Coach, Nick, recently caught up with Terry, Kitchen Manager with Outback Steakhouse in Huntersville, NC, to hear about how our recognition program has helped his team. Listen to what Terry has to say. Terry: We tend to do it up pretty big, there’s definitely people we have that embraced the role. The management … Read more

The Impact of Personalized Recognition: Going Beyond Generic Appreciation

In the dynamic landscape of today’s workplace, employee recognition is more than just a nicety – it’s a strategic imperative. Recognizing and appreciating employees for their hard work and contributions has far-reaching effects on morale, engagement, and overall organizational success. While generic appreciation efforts can certainly make employees feel acknowledged, the true magic lies in … Read more

Effective Communication Strategies for Leadership Success

Communication lies at the heart of effective leadership. In the dynamic landscape of the modern workplace, where teams are diverse and dispersed, the ability to communicate clearly and strategically is paramount. Leaders who master the art of communication not only foster a positive work environment but also drive productivity and innovation within their teams. In … Read more

The Power of Leading by Example: A Guide for Managers

In the dynamic landscape of leadership, there’s a timeless principle that stands out as a beacon of influence — leading by example. This fundamental concept holds the power to shape organizational culture, inspire teams, and elevate the effectiveness of managers. In this guide, we’ll explore the profound impact of leading by example and provide practical … Read more

4 Steps for Motivating Employees

Why is motivating employees so important? Motivated employees contribute to productivity and success, which also improves workplace culture. So how do you motivate them? The best way to motivate employees is to clearly communicate the bigger picture and what targets to hit. What happens when motivation increases? Employees achieve more and enjoy their work in … Read more

Boosting Team Morale: Unleashing the Power of an Employee of the Month Plaque Award System

Introduction:In the dynamic and competitive world of the restaurant industry, success hinges not only on delicious food and excellent service but also on the dedication and motivation of your team. As a manager, you play a vital role in fostering a positive work environment that encourages employee engagement and productivity. As a manager, you play … Read more

“It’s definitely unified the team a lot more”

We’re excited to share yet another outstanding client story. This time, we spoke with client Michaela Gatewood, who is the GM of Fairfield Inn located in Clovis, NM. Michaela focuses on recognizing and rewarding employees on her staff who are “extra helpful and hardworking”. When deciding who will receive Employee of the Month, she and … Read more