A few nights ago, Toledo Mud Hen’s player Mike Hessman set a minor league baseball record by hitting his 434th minor league homerun—a grand slam. The record had stood for 80 years! This is his 20th year of professional baseball and nearly all of it has been spent in the minor leagues. So what did Mr. Hessman get for persevering so long at the minor league level? In addition to the homerun record, he attracted the attention of his managers and coaches and is expected to be a coach and possibly a manager at the major league level some day. As his current manager Larry Parish put it when referring to his promise as a major league coach/manager: “I think he’s gonna be good at it. He gets along with all different kinds of players. And he understands the game.” The lesson here is that no matter what you are doing, do it well and hang in there and eventually good things will happen.
- 100% Employee Engagement Guaranteed! Newly Revised [Kindle & Paperback Editions]
Imagine a workplace where every employee is engaged with their work … where every employee shows up each day excited about giving every bit of energy, creativity and passion to performing their job. These employees don’t need to be motivated because they already are and they channel their motivation toward creating a competitive edge for their company that can’t be easily copied. They’re constantly making innovative changes to products, services and customer experiences while providing superior levels of customer service which results in loyal customers. This means higher levels of repeat and referral business which, in turn, translates into significant increases in market share. In addition, absenteeism and turnover rates for these fully engaged employees are far below industry averages because they absolutely love what they do. This book presents a new management model that guarantees an employee engagement level of 100%. If you implement this model in your organization, every one of your employees will become engaged with their work; all working at their full potential. Think of what it would mean to the success of your business or organization if you could get all of your employees engaged with their work.