Karen Abbott

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Meaningful Conversations Will Keep Your Clients Coming Back for More

Technology has made every aspect of business easier -- except one: making a human connection with your customer.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While deciphering the hidden message behind emoticons or abbreviations like DILLIGAS may be brain-boggling, …

Customer Experience

How Mobile Micro Apps Boost Employee Engagement and Productivity

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Jacob Morgan - Employee Experience and the Future of Work

Everything You Need to Know NOW About Social Video Marketing

Social media marketing is a rapidly changing landscape, but perhaps nothing these days changes faster than video. As I wrote a few months ago, video …

Social Media

How Do You Know Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Look for Any of These 7 Signs

This is what it truly takes for leaders to motivate their employees.<p>If you're new to the employee engagement conversation, I'll cut to the chase and break it to you like this: Since 2000, Gallup research has shown that roughly 70 percent of the U.S. work force is "not engaged" or "actively …

Employee Engagement

4 Things Great Bosses Say to a New Employee That Most Bosses Never Think to Say

Want a new employee to truly hit the ground running? Say these four things.<p>You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude. So once they're hired and in the door, all you need to do is set them loose, right?<p>Not so fast. …

Employment

Why Office Communication is Highly Valued and Often Ignored

A huge number of employees don't trust their bosses, and it's not hard to figure out why.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Communication skills are vital to any workplace, and it should be found at all levels. A 2016 LinkedIn survey found that, according to the …

Employee Engagement

Getting Employees to Tell the Whole Truth When You Need to Hear It

Only strong leadership will convince your team they can tell you problems without being blamed for them.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s face it. Every organization has employees who fear telling their bosses the whole truth about workplace problems …

Leadership

Science Found the 5 Things That Drive Employees to Go Above and Beyond

One study, 23,000 employees, 45 countries. The results? Priceless.<p>Ever wonder what is the ideal employee experience that leads to great work performance and positive work cultures? What about what <i>drives</i> these positive work experiences and happy workers?"<p>I found the answers, thanks to some notable …

Employee Engagement

'Game changing' menopause pill cuts hot flushes by three quarters

A “game-changing” wonder drug could reduce hot flushes in menopausal women by up to three quarters, a study by Imperial College Research suggests.<p>Scientists said the “exciting” findings could offer hope to hundreds of thousands of women who are plagued by symptoms which left many sleep-deprived, …

The employee experience: Culture, engagement, and beyond

​Rather than focusing narrowly on engagement and culture, many leading organizations aim to improve the employee experience as a whole, supported by …

5 Solutions That Can Boost Employee Happiness

Here are happiness solutions that can have a lasting influence on performance.<p>Happiness in the workplace is tricky. First, agreeing on a definition of happiness is difficult in itself. Second, the remedy for unhappiness at work is open to much speculation. Does happiness even have a place at …

Happiness

10 foods and beverages that boost brainpower

Food for thought<p>Just as eating right makes your body healthier, it also keeps your brain fit, happy and working at top capacity. But which nutrients …

Wellness

Looking forward to a calm, healthy 2017? Here are some practical approaches to fighting workplace stress

<b>(Luna Vandoorne via Shutterstock)</b><p>Want more out of your next year? Try these tips to manage your stress and increase your daily wellbeing<p>Alli Joseph<p>January 1, 2017 10:30pm (UTC)<p>There is a certain mental fidgeting that sets in around this time of year; we look back on the months that have come …

Immune System

Energize Your Mornings With These 7 Get-Up-and-Go Tips From Trainers

Cold, dark mornings and dreary winter weather can make getting out of bed difficult for even the best early birds. But you don’t have to go into …

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?

Forget Apple! Why You Should Be Eating a Pear a Day

This article was republished with permission from yourhealthtube.com<p>Pear is a mild, tasty fruit with a fibrous center. This fruit is rich in significant antioxidants, dietary fiber, and flavonoids and packs all of these nutrients in a cholesterol-free, fat-free, 100-calorie package. Pear has fewer …

This Genius Viral Photo Helps Simplify Breast Cancer Detection

So smart.<p><i>Popsugar</i> brings our attention to the Know Your Lemons campaign. Created by the Worldwide Breast Cancer organization, the easy to understand graphic can help men and women detect breast cancer.<p>The photo went viral when Erin Smith Chieze posted it on Facebook in response to others posting …

5 everyday foods to stave off colds and flu

January: The month where mentally debilitating seasonal depression collides with physically debilitating temperatures. But if the dark days and cold nights aren’t enough of a downer, remember that it’s <i>also</i> cold and flu season.<p>Abrupt changes in temperature (chilly nights and the occasional …

How Middle Managers Can Boost Employee Engagement And Customer Experience

It’s pretty well understood that having a high level of employee engagement fuels better levels of service, a more engaging customer experience and better business results. Gallup research supports this and shows that firms with a highly engaged workforce experience tend to have:<p>37% less …

Employee Engagement

An Infographic on Ultimate Employee Engagement Ideas

Employees play a crucial role in every business whether it’s at a small scale or a large scale. The success, growth and pride of a business stay on …

Inside Titanic

Titanic - Titanic by the Numbers Interactive

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A+E Networks

How the Power of Employee Engagement Will Boost Your Business

What if you could attract, retain and engage the world's best talent with purpose-driven employee engagement? And what if you could increase employee …

Employee Engagement

5 Amazon.com Best-seller Strategies for Kindle Self-Published Authors

Have you ever wanted to be a best-selling author? Well, it's much easier than you think even if you self-publish.<p>Just a little background on me: I have published more than five books that have hit the best-sellers list, and most recently I shared these strategies with Evan Shellshear, the …

16 Interesting Facts About The Titanic That You Probably Didn’t Know.

Most of us have seen the movie <i>Titanic</i>, the second grossing film of all time. It gave us a glimpse of what it might have been like to be on that …

McGough the Killer

TWO killers roamed the RMS <i>Titanic</i> on her maiden voyage…<p>Not the stuff of lurid pulp adventure, instead actual fact.<p>The two wrongdoers were a fireman …