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Goal Quote – Aug. 8, 2014

Goal Quote – Aug. 8, 2014.

3 Ways to Actually Boost Engagement

Originally posted on Cperky's Blog:

If you can increase the level of engagement in your organization, you’ll likely see the productivity of your workforce rise, too. And almost any organization can foster greater engagement if leaders:

  • Talk about the company’s impact, not just its financial results.  Shareholders care about performance, but employees are more often motivated by the impact their company has on the world.
  • Reward inspirational leadership as much as effective task management.  People who work for inspiring leaders are more committed, satisfied, and productive. Reward managers for raising people’s eyes to the horizon as much as you reward them for holding workers’ noses to the grindstone.
  • Measure employee advocacy, not employee satisfaction.  A worker who is just “satisfied” isn’t necessarily deeply committed. A better measure of engagement is whether an employee would recommend his workplace to a friend.

Adapted from “Three Ways to Actually Engage Employees” by Michael C…

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Break Up with Your Mentor If It’s Time to Move On

Originally posted on Cperky's Blog:

A great mentor can do wonders for your career, but if you’ve reached the point where you’re no longer learning from him or the chemistry has fizzled, don’t prolong the relationship. In order to grow, it’s necessary to move on. Maybe your mentor’s skill doesn’t align with where your career is heading, or you just want a mentor who has more time to offer. Start the separation conversation by sharing your appreciation for all of his time and effort. Detail everything you’ve learned from him and explain how those skills will continue to help you. Be honest and transparent about why your future plans necessitate a shift, and frame it considerately: “Given my change in focus, I wonder if getting together regularly is the best use of your time.” Leave the door open for possible future collaborations, and offer any assistance to return the kindness and help he’s given you.

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EAv-Blogathon Voting – How To Get Started/Play (HOW)

Originally posted on Empire Avenue:


HOW 1. Paul Spoerry (e)PAULSPOERRY Empire Avenue and Social Media Missions

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/21/empire-avenue-and-social-media-missions-blogathon/

HOW 2. Semen Frish (e)7A [#socialmedia][updated #4] Empire Avenue #article

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/27/empire-avenue-eav-blogathon/

HOW 3. Hunain Naseer (e)HUNAIN The Ultimate Social Tool – An Empire Avenue Guide for Beginners

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/22/the-ultimate-social-tool-an-empire-avenue-guide-for-beginners-eav-blogathon/

HOW 4. Sally Witt (e)SALLYKWITT How To Get An Effective Start

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/31/how-to-get-an-effective-start-eav-blogathon//

HOW 5. Ron Sidwell (e)LEFTYRONBO EMPIRE AVENUE NAVIGATION GOUGE

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/28/empire-avenue-navigation-guage-eav-blogathon/

HOW 6. Stewart Marshall (e)STEWARTMAR How to Get a Greater Reach and a Greater Audience for Your Content with Empire Avenue

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/29/how-to-get-a-greater-reach-and-a-greater-audience-for-your-content-with-empire-avenue-eav-blogathon/

HOW 7. Alicia Thibadeau (e)HWINSOMNIA Have You Heard About #EmpireAve?

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/31/have-you-heard-about-empireave-eav-blogathon/

HOW 8. Jaye Sabri (e)GEMDIVA Surviving the Changes of Empire Avenue

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/30/surviving-the-changes-of-empire-avenue-eav-blogathon/

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EAv-Blogathon Voting – Small Business or Niche Benefits (BIZ)

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BIZ 1. James Meyer (e)JAMESMEYER Empire Avenue Benefits

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/27/empire-avenue-benefits-eav-blogathon/

BIZ 2.Anne Hankse (e)ANNEHANSKE What is [Empire Avenue] – Their Story

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/27/what-is-empire-avenue-their-story-eav-blogathon/

BIZ 3. Andrew GirdWood (e)GIRDY The audience economy

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/23/the-audience-economy-eav-blogathon/

BIZ 4. Shahidul Alam (e)SHAHIDUL Sneaking Social Media into the Classroom

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/30/sneaking-social-media-into-the-classroom-eav-blogathon/

BIZ 5.Angelika Davey (e)ANGELIKA Famous last words: You won’t find me on Empire Avenue!

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/30/famous-last-words-you-wont-find-me-on-empire-avenue-eav-blogathon/

BIZ 6. Pallab Kakoti (e)BLOGS4BYTES Trying to debunk the myth of virality from content exchange network!

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/30/trying-to-debunk-the-myth-of-virality-from-content-exchange-network-eav-blogathon/

BIZ 7. Earthquake Photography (e)EQPHOTOS On the Nature of Marketing & Digital Cow Pies

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/31/on-the-nature-of-marketing-digital-cow-pies-eav-blogathon/

BIZ 8. Leo Basic (e)LEOBASIC Empire Avenue – A great place to show your work

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/30/empire-avenue-a-great-place-to-show-your-work-eav-blogathon/

BIZ 9. Kavalon Gilliam Virtually Everything By Kavalon (e)KAVALONTHATS #EmpireAvenue + #SmallBusiness = Social Media Success

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/31/empireavenue-smallbusiness-social-media-success/

BIZ 10. Dr. Michael Haley (e)DRHALEY Empire Avenue as a Social Media Institute

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/31/empire-avenue-as-a-social-media-institute/

BIZ 11. ERICK STROBEL (e)LOANS Social Media Solutions! #Tips for the want to…

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EAv-Blogathon Voting .. Why Play Empire Avenue [JOIN]

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JOIN 1. Chris M (e)CDOGZILLA 4 Reasons #EmpireAvenue is the Best Game You’re Probably Not Playing

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/26/4-reasons-empireavenue-is-the-best-game-youre-probably-not-playing-eav-blogathon/

JOIN 2. Rick Thomas (e)SEOFTMYERS Empire Avenue, Gamification, And Social Media Traction

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/26/empire-avenue-gamification-and-social-media-traction-eav-blogathon/

JOIN 3. Courtney Michelle Zeller (e)ZELLERSPACE EmpireAvenue.com why and how to use it!

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/28/empireavenue-com-why-and-how-to-use-it-eav-blogathon/

JOIN 4. Noel Benjamin D’Costa (e)NOELBEN Empire Avenue…….Worth your time?

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/31/empire-avenue-worth-your-time-eav-blogathon/

JOIN 5.Andreas Wiedow (e)AROW EmpireAVenue – Fuel your Social-Media output

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/29/empireavenue-fuel-your-social-media-output-a-typical-conversation-eav-blogathon/

JOIN 6. Francois Vallet (e)DOUCEFRANCE WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN EMPIRE AVENUE – YOUR GUIDE TO SHARING

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/30/why-you-should-join-empire-avenue-your-guide-to-sharing-eav-blogathon/

JOIN 7. Adrian Bold (e)ADEB Empire Avenue Review

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/31/empire-avenue-review-eav-blogathon/

JOIN 8.Jon Boyer (e)BYR WHO IS EMPIRE AVENUE FOR?

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/31/who-is-empire-avenue-for-eav-blogathon/

JOIN 9. PaulSteinbrueck (e)/PDSTEIN 5 Reasons to Take a Drive Down Empire Avenue

http://blog.empireavenue.com/2014/07/31/5-reasons-to-take-a-drive-down-empire-avenue-eav-blogathon/

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