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Employee Turnover: 10 Mistakes Executives Make [PODCAST]

9 August, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
LISTEN: Today we are continuing our focus on employee turnover, one of the biggest unreported expenses in business. These costs — direct and indirect — are very real and cut into profits and reduce shareholder value. Why then do we seem to tolerate it? Why do most boards and far too many senior leaders pretend […] Read more»

MEMO TO CEO CANDIDATES: Your Employee Turnover Rate Matters!

8 August, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
The quality of an organization’s leadership and their employee turnover rate are intrinsically linked. Bad leadership begets a high rate of employee churn. Turnover doesn’t just happen. It is the result of leadership mistakes, misguided strategy policy or neglect. The latter is perhaps the greatest of the three sins. When turnover is tied to a […] Read more»

The Risk, Rewards of Relying on Your Gift

3 August, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
“Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.”   Anonymous   In my job, I run into many executives who are committed to their careers but they are not happy. Some have enjoyed an impressive trajectory, climbing the ladder of success. Others have not been […] Read more»