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Are Your Employees Engaged?

Jathan Janove is Principal of Janove Organization Solutions, http://www.jathanjanove.com. Through consulting, executive coaching and training, he works with employers to create fully engaged workplace cultures.

Jathan is an internationally published author who has written Managing to Stay Out of Court: How to Avoid the 8 Deadly Sins of Mismanagement, which the late Dr. Stephen R. Covey described as “Marvelous! Every manager will benefit immensely,” and which Richard Drezen of The Washington Post described as “an extraordinarily useful book for managers and workers.” Jathan is also author of The Star Profile: A Management Tool to Unleash Employee Potential, which won a Gold Medal in Business at Book Expo America 2009.

His latest book is Hard-Won Wisdom: True Stories From The Management Trenches. NYT bestselling author and world-renowned executive coach Marshall Goldsmith states, “Read this insightful book. It contains compelling stories with specific, actionable advice that will help anyone’s career.” NYT bestselling author Daniel H. Pink states, “By sharing many of his best stories and experiences, Jathan Janove creates a shortcut for us to the knowledge needed to become an empathetic, effective leader in the workplace.”

Jathan is also the president of the Organization Development Network of Oregon.

He will serve as moderator at the upcoming HR Specialist Summit, Sept. 6-8, 2017, at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.

If you’d like to receive Jathan’s biweekly e-letter (stories, best-practices tips and selected video clips), please sign up here: http://eepurl.com/LvQ7X.

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With forty years of experience arbitrating and mediating cases involving terminated employees, Ross Runkel has a unique perspective on what works and what doesn’t work. He is an attorney, former law professor, arbitrator, and inveterate blogger on current issues in labor and employment law. Read my interview with him …

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When I practiced labor & employment law, it amazed me how poorly executives and managers documented important matters. Often, no record existed; worse yet, sometimes a summary, which was inaccurate or incomplete, was done well after the event. In my current consulting and coaching work with employers, I still encounter this problem. Fortunately, however, there is a solution: The Same-Day Summary (SDS) …

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