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    Why Don't Employees Come to Work Motivated?

    Date: September 14, 2016, 8:00am – 9:30am
    North Star SHRM
    Guardian Angels Senior Services,
    508 Freeport Avenue NW, suite A
    Elk River MN
    No Cost
    Event Type:
    Chapter Meeting
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    Why Don't Employees Come to Work Motivated?


    A recent study concluded that only 26% of all employees are performing at their full potential. Will that level of performance enable you to thrive in this highly competitive global market place?  Leaders possess an immense amount of power in creating a motivational environment for their employees. This fast moving and engaging program will show how executing the fundamentals of leadership greatly impact the motivational choices employees make to work faster, harder and smarter. Conversely, this program will show the unintended consequences of choosing not to execute their job description. Think money is the ultimate motivator, think again!

    What You Will Learn:

    • Discover how managers create behaviors they don't want and what to do about them
    • Be able to fulfill employee motivational needs
    • Recognize the impact of generational issues when motivating the workforce
    • Achieve dramatic improvements in employee motivation and performance
    • Get employees to want to come to work


    John Graci is an Author, Consultant, and Leadership Adviser with more than 20 years of management experience in production, office, union and non-union environments. He has the unique ability to look at the leader and employee relationship in straightforward terms which allows him to coach managers through the process of changing their employees’ attitudes and performances. John also assists leaders in understanding the responsibilities that go along with their position and the consequences of not applying their knowledge.John possesses a folksy, tell-it-like-it-is approach that comes across as refreshing and riveting. Executives often thank him for articulating, in very practical terms, what they have been trying to get across to their employees for years.

    John has a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication from UW-River Falls and is a frequent presenter at SHRM events.