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Leadership Development: Building Trust


Building Trust Key Ingredient for Successful Leadership The head of ElectroScientific once said, “Trust is the grease that keeps an organization going.” Trust is a key factor needed for effective leadership. What if you woke up one morning to find your hard-earned retirement savings just went up in smoke-worthless. The Enron fiasco had a greater impact than most people realize. Because... Read More »

Employee Retention Seminar


Growing Worker Shortages Becoming a CrisisSeminar Addresses Strategies for Employee Retention Atlanta, GA (June 7, 2007) The high employee turnover rate and thegrowing demand for skilled workers is creating a crisis for the majorityof employers across the United States. It is getting more difficult tofind and keep talented workers. As a result, organizations placing moreeffort in creating better p... Read More »

Baby Boomer Generation Versus Generation X and Y “Generation Y and X”

Generations at Work / Managing Gen X, Y, Baby Boomers / Y and the Baby Boomer Generations

Many good employees are quitting traditional organizations because the older workforce does not know how to manage them properly. I recently worked with the U.S. Army who is experiencing a severe retention problem. Highly skilled Generation X junior officers and enlisted soldiers are leaving in droves. The lure of higher paying civilian jobs is only part of the problem. According to a survey I con... Read More »

Proven Ways to Retain Your Best Employees


Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers: Proven Ways to Retain Your Best Employees Gregory P. Smith Imagine–you have been working late to finish an important project when your project manager walks into your office and tells you she has been offered a better job. This is the same person you handpicked, trained, and recently gave a pay raise. As she turns to depart she says, “There are others t... Read More »

Question from Greg Smith


Hello, Happy Friday to you. I have a new article on employee retention coming out in the next week or two as well as a press release on the same topic.  This coincides with the release of my new book, 401 Proven Ways to Retain Your Best Employees. Can I send the article and press release to you? Best, Greg ========================== Gregory P. Smith President Chart Your Course International &... Read More »

Good Employee Interviews Lead to Hiring the Right People — Top Talent

Employee Retention / Employee Selection / Talent Management

Conducting Good Employee Interviews Today, business success is measured in TALENT ? the RIGHT talent for the RIGHT job.  Jim Collins said in his book, From Good to Great, “People are not your most important asset. The right people are. Get the right people on the bus, the wrong people off the bus, and the right people in the right seats.” No matter what kind of business you are in, hav... Read More »

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