Category Archives: The WOWplace Rules

We can all create WOW’s by following a few simple rules… The WOWplace Rules

Is a Lack of Proactive Thinking Hurting Your Business?

A man calls a golf course to add one more player to a foursome scheduled for 8:12 a.m., asking if he can just add a 5th to the group, or does he need to break them up into two groups. … Continue reading

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Leadership Structure: Hierarchical or Flat? Don’t Go Overboard Either Way

Back in the 1970s, a new concept called “flattening the organization” was introduced, which eliminates much organizational hierarchy and helps people at all levels collaborate and contribute on projects. It came about as a result of excessive levels of management … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement Is More About Leaders Than Employees

Much of employee engagement depends upon leadership engagement; it’s a two-way street. In fact, it may be even more of a one-way street from leaders to team members than the other way around. So often when I talk to leaders … Continue reading

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Engaging Your People – Part 3 of 6

In the previous article of this series, we talked about how to make the WOWplace respectful. This week’s topic focuses on Rule #3: a WOWplace is HUMAN… not HUMANOID. What I mean by this is that we all have feelings that … Continue reading

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Engaging Your People – Part 2 of 6

Last week, we talked about how to make the WOWplace safe for people to engage and contribute. This week’s topic focuses on Rule #2: a WOWplace is RESPECTFUL. We all work hard to be respected… and to show respect to … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #50: Creativity Rules!

Tip #50: Creativity rules! Whatever you do, add a dash of creativity and your own unique personality to it! Everything is enhanced when you take a couple of extra minutes to do it in a unique and creative way! Put … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #49: Be the WOW in a World Full of OWs!

Tip #49: Be the WOW in a world full of OWs! Correct something that someone else has done wrong. Even if you weren’t the cause, if there’s a way you can be the solution, you will create a WOW. Things … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #48: Change the Conversation

Tip #48: Change the conversation Get customers involved with helping you identify and create WOWs for them. When you ask people what will cause them to be WOWed, you can hit the mark more often than if you guess. My … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #47: Proudly Proclaim Your Mission, Vision and Values

Tip #47: Proudly proclaim your mission, vision and values Post them as your promise to all who come in contact with you. Tell people you care enough to have one… and then post it to remind them of how committed … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #46: Be Sure Everything You Do is of the Highest Possible Quality.

Tip #46: Be sure everything you do is of the highest possible quality. Extreme competence WOWs us, no matter where it occurs. It doesn’t matter what we’re talking about… if you do it, extremely well, it creates a WOW! Whether you’re talking … Continue reading

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