Episode 123 – Why do you have so much employee turnover?

Dawn Shuler describes problems with employee turnover for two organizations:  one organization who has had almost 100% turnover outside their executive team, and another who just resigns itself to the “fact” of constant turnover. Is employee turnover preventable? Absolutely! According to statistics, 75% of employee turnover is preventable (and is NOT tied to compensation). Listen in as Dawn recommends three solutions for solving problems with constant employee turnover. Other podcast episodes referenced:  The Deeper Why, Right People in the Right Seats, and Why employee engagement is something you must focus on
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10 Traits of an Effective Leader

These top 10 traits are according to us here at The Shuler Group, and that work has come from decades of working with companies, businesses, organizations, associations, executives, managing our own teams, team building, leadership development, and really seeing what works and what doesn’t. Four of these traits are internal, and six are external.  See the graphic at the bottom to see how these ten relate to each other. Deeper Why – As far as being an effective leader, the Deeper Why is crucial because people are wired for meaning. They want to feel they’re part of a larger purpose.
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Episode 122 – Do you send your managers to training?

Do you know that 75% of the causes of employee turnover are preventable? A Gallup poll of more 1 million employed U.S. workers concluded that the #1 reason people quit their jobs is because of a bad boss or immediate supervisor. Those 75% of workers who voluntarily left their jobs did so because of their bosses and not the position itself. Often, a person is made manager because he or she excelled in his/her position as a highly skilled producer. But being a great programmer, sales person, or copywriter does not necessarily translate into being a great manager. Ideally, organizations
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Episode 121 – Change your perspective – create an exchange program

When I recently visited Texas for my high school reunion, I observed the differences in relationships, culture, and environment, and I had some epiphanies regarding how we relate to one another, how we operate, and how others do things differently. What if we created an exchange program to really understand the differences (and value) of other departments and even other organizations?
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Episode 120 – What radio station are you tuned into?

The din is all around us. “Be more, do more, have more.  You’re not doing enough.  You’re not donating enough. Your kids aren’t smart enough. Do more, Do More, DO MORE!” It’s as if there are radio stations playing all these messages – and LOUD.  Which ones are you tuned into? Do you  have a choice? What if you created your own radio station? Listen in as Dawn Shuler discusses the importance of shutting out the blaring noise and creating our own channel. Other podcast episodes mentioned:  Are you counteracting the din?
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