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Bad Leadership, Not Lazy Workers.

Bad leadership, not lazy workers, are to blame for labor shortage. We get it. Everywhere we turn we hear about the labor shortage. A tightening labor market has created a public battle where people are blaming unemployment benefits, lazy workers and/or low wages. Indeed’s latest report led with an expected headline. That a surge in… Continue reading Bad Leadership, Not Lazy Workers. July 22, 2021

Why Employee Training Should be Interactive

Scrap those pre-recorded videos and powerpoint presentations, it’s time that you embraced a better style of training. One that’s interactive, demonstrated to be more effective, and a lot more fun and engaging for your employees. Switching your training style over to interactive training isn’t difficult, and it doesn’t require any expert knowledge. In most cases,… Continue reading Why Employee Training Should be Interactive July 22, 2021

“The Great Resignation”

The Great Worker Exodus: Employees Quitting at Record High Rate The pandemic in the U.S. is starting to wind down and offices that have been closed for the past year are looking to bring workers back. However, according to recent surveys, 25-40% of workers are thinking of quitting their jobs by the end of the… Continue reading “The Great Resignation” July 20, 2021

Why You Should be Personalizing Your Training and Development Programs

Personalized training is the key to employee success in the workplace. There should be no “one size fits all” when it comes to training, simply because there is no “one size fits all” approach to learning. There is an urgent need to improve learning and development in the workplace due to highly competitive industries, changing… Continue reading Why You Should be Personalizing Your Training and Development Programs July 19, 2021

How to Shift Your Remote Organization Culture

Like it or not, remote work is here to stay and has had lasting effects on corporate culture. In fact, many companies found that remote work offered many benefits to their employees to their surprise. A survey conducted by Korn/Ferry International found that almost 80% of managers found an increase in productivity from remote workers.… Continue reading How to Shift Your Remote Organization Culture July 16, 2021

Top 10 Upcoming Podcast Episodes

Thought we were done with Season 2 of Bring It In? We’re back and better with some of our best episodes…ever! Here’s what’s still to come on the pod… 1. Coach John Mosley – Head Coach from Netflix’s Last Chance U: Basketball, East L.A. College Men’s Basketball & Top 50 Coach Coach John Mosley, star… Continue reading Top 10 Upcoming Podcast Episodes July 13, 2021

1Huddle + Military — Equipping the Modern Warfighter

We’re back on the road… After a long year the 1Huddle Team is back on the road. Our first stop was to San Diego for the Warrior West 2021 Expo. It’s an invite-only show with the latest tech for tomorrow’s warfighters and the defense industry’s one-stop-shop for networking, training and product demonstrations. Over the last… Continue reading 1Huddle + Military — Equipping the Modern Warfighter July 12, 2021

Top 10 Recent Podcast Episodes

Ready to binge the most recent podcast episodes on Bring It In?   We’ve got you covered with the top 10 recent episodes we promise you won’t want to miss. Here we go… 1. Gordon Lafer Gordon Lafer, author of Job Training Charade and The One Percent Solution, as well as a former Senior Labor Representative… Continue reading Top 10 Recent Podcast Episodes July 06, 2021

5 Signs of Employee Burnout and What to do About it

Employee burnout tends to be confused as a talent management issue or personal problem (tired, disengaged, lazy) but this couldn’t be further from the truth. If you find that your employees are exhibiting these characteristics, it could be because of something you’re doing. In fact, a study conducted by global analytics firm Gallup found that… Continue reading 5 Signs of Employee Burnout and What to do About it June 30, 2021

Conflict Resolution Skills to Use With Your Team

When managing a group of people there are no guarantees that there won’t be disagreements. But when you’re running a business, you don’t want the energy in the room to be tense or filled with other negative emotions that could affect productivity. This is why conflict management and resolution is important for you and everyone… Continue reading Conflict Resolution Skills to Use With Your Team June 29, 2021

2 Major Ways You Can Reduce Turnover at Your Company

Retaining talent and reducing turnover is a key component to running a successful organization. According to the Work Institute’s 2018 Retention Report, one in four workers will leave their jobs to work for another company. The truth is, it doesn’t have to be this way. Most of the employees who leave could have been retained… Continue reading 2 Major Ways You Can Reduce Turnover at Your Company June 29, 2021

5 Ways to Bounce Back From Leadership Failures

As a leader or CEO, you face a lot of pressure when it comes to your performance. Just one instance of mishandled public leadership failure could lead to the derailment of a successful career. Despite that fact, failure is part of life, and is something that we all encounter one way or another. We miss… Continue reading 5 Ways to Bounce Back From Leadership Failures June 28, 2021

Why SMART Goals are Outdated (and Why You Should Leave Them in the Past)

Goal setting is the first step to success in any endeavor. You’ve probably heard of setting SMART goals as one of the best methods to use when setting your goals, but developing goals under this framework is limiting and might be something we should leave in the past.  SMART goals were developed in 1981 by… Continue reading Why SMART Goals are Outdated (and Why You Should Leave Them in the Past) June 26, 2021

How to Identify Your Business’s Weaknesses to Drive Revenue

Being flexible and aware of your business’s weaknesses is an essential part of keeping it thriving. In order to adapt to a changing economic landscape and overcome business-related challenges, you need to understand where your business is lacking in the first place.  Conducting a SWOT analysis can be useful with a focus on the W… Continue reading How to Identify Your Business’s Weaknesses to Drive Revenue June 25, 2021

Confirmation Bias: What Is it and How Can it Affect Your Organization?

This might be the first time you’ve heard of the term “confirmation bias” but you would be surprised to know that almost everyone in a decision-making role experiences this type of cognitive bias. From the receptionist at your building, all the way up to management and the CEO, cognitive biases affect the way everyone makes… Continue reading Confirmation Bias: What Is it and How Can it Affect Your Organization? June 24, 2021