The WOW Factor Workplace: How to Create a Best Place to Work Culture

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Business World Rising, LLC, 2019 - Business & Economics - 194 pages

Are You a Best-Ever Boss? If No, Would You Like to Be One?

Then be A WOW!

Employees can be cynics and skeptics. Both have much in common--they've been disappointed, deceived, and at times, devastated. Most workplaces are loaded with the working wounded--men and women who have been let down by their leaders, their managers, their coworkers, even the culture of their workplace. They live for Fridays.

  • Could that be yours?
  • Is your workplace one where employees can't wait to clock out?
  • Would you like to discover how you can create a workplace where the best and most talented people line up to get in?

You can. Within this book are the strategies, tips and tools to make it so.

The WOW Factor Workplace shows it's possible to create a workplace that not only WOWS everyone who works there, it WOWS everyone who hears about it.

Yes, you can create a workplace where the best and most talented people line up to get in. A workplace where every time top talent comes into your company, they say WOW! And, a workplace when employees are asked, "What's it like to work at your company?" the response is, "I think I won the lottery!"

People join companies and leave bosses. Get ready to become a WOW boss in a WOW factor workplace.

WOW is within your reach with The WOW Factor Workplace: How to Create a Best Place to Work Culture.

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About the author (2019)

Deb Boelkes founded Business World Rising, over a decade ago, with a dedication to accelerate the advancement of high-potential business women, and men, to the top of industry-leading, "Best Place to Work" organizations.During her 30 years' experience building and leading Sales, Marketing and Professional Services organizations within global Fortune 150 technology firms, Deb earned her long-held reputation as a high energy, heartfelt leader who gets things done. Having ascended her own career ladder within male-dominated corporations, Deb knows only too well the challenges women, in particular, can face in their efforts to achieve career and corporate success. She knows how certain attitudes and behaviors can undermine personal advancement, team performance and inter-departmental cohesion. She also knows the real culprit and solution emanates from the heart of leadership. Deb is as passionate about the messages conveyed in this book as she is about helping organizations and rising stars establish and achieve their own visions of success. In addition to her vibrant focus on public speaking; producing Best Place to Work and Heartfelt Leadership symposiums; and mentoring high-potential heartfelt leaders, Deb continues to enjoy interviewing and learning from other heartfelt leaders across the country and around the world.Deb received her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and her MBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Rhode Island. She lives on Amelia Island in northeast Florida with her husband, Chris. Together, they have three grown sons and three grand-daughters.

As Principal of Mark Goulston, M.D., Mark works with high integrity, motivated, committed, and "failure is not an option" leaders, executives, managers, governmental officials and senior military officers to overcome any and all interpersonal and intrapersonal obstacles to achieving their mission, which must in some way include bettering the world.With 30+ years as a clinical and nationally recognized psychiatrist and UCLA professor, a trainer of FBI and police hostage negotiators, an advisor to executives from start-ups to the Fortune 100, a best-selling author, and as a nationally syndicated career advice columnist and expert resource to national television, radio and print, Dr. Goulston is well positioned to help people build stronger relationships and grow themselves and others as more heartfelt individuals and leaders.Dr. Goulston's development of his skills started with his education: a B.A. from UC Berkeley, an M.D. from Boston University, post graduate residency in psychiatry at UCLA. He went on to be a professor at UCLA's internationally renowned Neuropsychiatric Institute for more than twenty years, become a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (the highest award that organization offers) and was named one of America's Top Psychiatrists for 2004-2005 and again in 2009 and 2011 by Washington, D.C. based Consumers' Research Council of America.Dr. Mark Goulston is the author of seven books, including his latest, Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life, Get Out of Your Own Way at Work...and Help Others Do the Same and his #1 international, kindle and audible best-selling book, Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone (AMACOM, 2009). Mark also blogs for Harvard Business Review, Business Insider, Huffington Post and Psychology Today and he writes the Tribune media syndicated column, "Solve Anything with Dr. Mark". He is frequently called upon to share his expertise with regard to contemporary business, national and world news by television, radio and print media that has included: Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Newsweek, Time, Los Angeles Times. Dr. Goulston lives in Los Angeles.

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