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by Megan Seamans January 30, 2019

The Difference Between Engagement & Productivity – Why You Need Both

Productivity is an important measure in any organization and shouldn’t be ignored. What tends to be forgotten is the importance of employee engagement to increase overall productivity. It is just as important that your employees are engaged and passionate about what they are doing as they are productive, or else their productivity will eventually dissipate.

by Megan Seamans January 23, 2019

The Effects of Public Versus Private Recognition

Employee recognition has been a hot topic, creating a buzz in all industries. A report released by the human resources association WorldatWork stated that in 2017, 85% of companies surveyed have employee recognition programs in place. But are all recognition programs created equal? Let’s explore the differences between public and private recognition, why you should implement an employee recognition program, and how LevelEleven can help!

by Megan Seamans January 16, 2019

Disguise Your Micromanaging With a Performance Management Platform – Your Team Will Thank You

Are you micromanaging your team? Although you may feel like you’re doing what’s best for everyone by monitoring all aspects of your department, that’s far from the truth. Micromanaging can lead to low employee engagement, higher stress levels, increased employee turnover, and a sense of dread in the office.

by Megan Seamans January 9, 2019

The Art of Re-engaging Your Prospects After the Holidays

The end of the year is a particularly challenging time for salespeople for many reasons. Not only are they rushing to close the last deals before year end, but they are also dealing with the busy holiday season. Then there’s the possibility their prospects will be on vacation. A deal may be close to closing as the holidays approach and then, out of nowhere, the prospect goes dark! Although closing the deal by year-end has passed, that doesn’t mean that it’s time to give up. It’s time to get started!

by Megan Seamans December 28, 2018

19 Habits to Leave in 2018

As 2019 approaches, the talk about “New Year’s Resolutions” starts coming up. Instead of lecturing on the healthy habits and time-saving practices you should take with you into 2019, I’m here to do the opposite. In celebration of 2019, here are 19 habits that you should leave behind so you can up your selling game in the new year.

by Megan Seamans December 13, 2018

Burnout Part 2 – Recognizing Burnout in Your Employees

As a manager, your employees well-being should be one of your top priorities. Burnout isn’t easy to spot, here's how to recognize it before it’s too late.