Motivation, Winning, and Growth Tips and Approaches

        July 2006
      (a double dose)


"We must continue to pursue better work and a better life."   Raj Gavurla

Employee Retention
My research indicates many corporations do not do a good job in employee relationships and training. Focus on these two key business components to grow. This month let's take a look at employee relationships. Corporations put a lot of work into creating and strengthening client relationships and forget that employee relationships are critical. Employees expect leadership to help them grow the company and their career. They are there for a greater purpose than performing a skill or task. Focus on fulfilling their relationship expectations to increase retention. Because they receive pay doesn't mean they will respond to an authoritative environment. Most will become unhappy (worry), perform worse, and will seek better work and a better life. Instead of being a disciplinarian, teach self-discipline. Treat them as a person first and strengthen your relationship with them and you will see them take a Spirit Enhancing Action to generate Spirit Enhancing Results. Employees want to exceed your expectations. Therefore, give them the encouragement, guidance, and support to do so. Focus on them as an individual with separate needs and address these needs. Also, continue to emphasize their importance and role on the team to go to a New Best Level.

Are you constantly emphasizing and reinforcing the importance of relationships to your teammates (employees). I worked in the engineering industry for fifteen years and never received training on the importance of relationships - how to build them and why relationships can catapult a career and a company. Yet as entrepreneurs, we are constantly reminded of the importance of relationships. True, increase your relationships with your employees to see you at a New Best Level.

Have Raj creatively customize a seminar on the Essence of Relationships. Your employees are worth it!

Your feedback is encouraged. Let me know what effect this makes in your business and life.

Raju Gavurla, president of LiiiVENô, Inc., works with corporations, associations, athletic teams, and universities that want motivation, winning, and growth. Motivational and entertaining speaking programs or consulting that assist you to meet and exceed your professional expectations and personal goals. Call on his expertise and experience to stimulate and rejuvenate your company's and teams' most significant difference makers, PEOPLE, to win by phone at 404.918.7366, by e-mail at, or visit

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