Author Archives: Rich Meyer

About Rich Meyer

Outside the box marketing professional who understand what drives consumers to become customers. Manages by exceeding the expectations of others and listening more than talking.

American leadership philosophy simply doesn’t work anymore

The American workforce has more than 100 million full-time employees. One-third of those employees are what Gallup calls engaged at work. They love their jobs and make their organization and America better every day.  At the other end, 16% of employees are actively disengaged — they are miserable in the workplace and destroy what the most engaged employees build. The remaining 51% of employees are not engaged — they’re just there.

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If you want happy workers, stop treating them like children

employee-perksRecently, there’s been something of a happiness backlash against America’s obsession with feeling happy at work. That’s because some companies have been going about it in the wrong way, working on short-term solutions that tend to treat employees more like children than adults who add real value to an organization. Continue reading