Employee Engagement – Correct Positive Enforcement

Think about it. We can try our best to give specific, focused reinforcement all day long. But if people don’t trust us, our re- inforcement becomes punishing instead of positive. You can’t fake integrity. Five Apes And a Banana So I’m...

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Employee Engagement – Employee Of The Month Programs

Proper employee engagement is critical; sometimes conventional methods need to be re-examined to ensure the right effect. While surveying the employees of one of the top luxury hotel firms in the world, I met Rose, a delightful lady. Rose was in a...

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Positive Reinforcement Programs Effect Culture Change

It’s a business no-brainer that happy employees make better employees. But how do you get happy employees to deliver their best work on a consistent basis? It requires employees to move beyond simple compliance of workplace rules and become...

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Leadership Tip #1: Put Your Troops First

The best leadership tips often come from the stories of great leaders. In this story You’ll see how George Washington’s leadership tip was to put his troops first. Travel with me, if you will, to 1777, to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania....

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The Best Leadership Strategies

The best leadership strategies are the ones that cause you to be better at developing committed employees. Employee performance is that extra something you’ve been looking for to move profitability, quality, safety and customer satisfaction to the next level. The...

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How To Design A Business For Success

Every leader wants to know how to design their business for success, but what few realize is that business is behavior. That means that in order to improve the results you’re getting, you have to change the behavior of...

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Positive Reinforcement Systems For Leadership Development

Positive Reinforcement Systems For Leadership Development   Every leader or manager’s nightmare is a recognition program that is perceived as playing favorites. We’ve all heard employees or coworkers remark about how they do twice the work of someone else, but the...

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How To Get Results From Employees

How To Get Results From Employees   Employee performance is a key element in the success of any business. Every leader wants to know how to get results from employees. Every leader wants employees who are committed, but in order to...

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Leadership Development Systems

Leadership Development Systems Leadership Development Systems are crucial for the success of any business. Management style plays a key role in employee engagement and ultimately in the employees attitude towards the business and it’s customers, quality, safety, etc… Harnessing The Remarkable...

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Employee Recognition Desired As Much As Paycheck

EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION IS AS IMPORTANT AS A PAYCHECK I was asked to travel to Puerto Rico to give a keynote presentation to a group of CEOs. After arriving at the airport in San Juan, I had to board a bus and take...

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How To Change Employee Behavior

  How To Change Employee Behavior Bill Sims first book "Green Beans and Ice Cream" is garnering rave reviews and is available at Greenbeanleadership.com and on Amazon.com I would like to thank you for taking just a few minutes to chat with me about...

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Great Leadership And Positive Reinforcement

How leadership affects behavior Leadership always has an affect on Employee behavior, but great leadership understanding how to use Positive reinforcement in the workplace to reinforce the behaviors that drive profitability. Positive reinforcement may seem like an obvious thing for a...

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What is Safety Leadership?

How do your employees behave when you're not looking? It is clear that in most work environments, there is a gap between employee and management.  There tends to be a lack of openness and trust on the part of the employees, and...

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Leadership: The Stuff That Rolls Downhill

Some anonymous soldier once observed that when bad things happen to the leadership, somthing bad inevitably happens to the soldiers in his command. The principle was immortalized in an expression about the stuff that rolls downhill. For many people, the...

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Does Punishment Equal Leadership?

In an award winning Super Bowl commercial, Reebok poked fun at “tough guy” leadership styles. “We asked Reebok to help us improve office productivity, we had no idea how effective their methods would be” says the CEO in the commercial....

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Positive Reinforcement Leadership From Disney to Oz

This week I received some great feedback from a friend in Australia who is spreading the “Green Beans & Ice Cream” message to the leadership in his company. Stephen works as a business improvement adviser for a company in Australia...

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Spreading the Power of Positive Reinforcement

I always enjoy hearing when readers liked “Green Beans and Ice Cream” so much that they had to share it. Cindy Worell, a branch manager at Prospect Mortgage in Massachusetts, recently sent me an email saying she did just that. Worell’s family has...

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The Millenials Are Coming

From CBSNews It's graduation time and once again we say "Stand back all bosses!" A new breed of American worker is about to attack everything you hold sacred: from giving orders, to your starched white shirt and tie. They are...

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Norman the Doorman

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Biff Wilson and the Alaska Jacket

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