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    Opening the channels of communication in your organization can benefit everyone!

    One supervisor did this and they said, "It’s important to take the time to connect, to show that you care about your employees as people. It also helps you understand what their expectations are, and gives you a chance to share what your intentions and goals are, so everyone can be aligned."

    Also, they likely see problems in the workplace and ways the company can improve that you don't see! Communication at all levels is good for everyone to help the company move forward together. 

    Recommended ReadThe Importance of Listening to EmployeesSource: http://www.industryweek.com

    In my first general meeting with the approximately 550 employees, I made a commitment to meet with each and every employee one-on-one for 30 minutes.If you are still skeptical that this is a worthwhile investment of your time, consider this: The employee survey, completed by all 550 employees, the year before I started this assignment was 74% positive.Read More

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