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Spiral
Conveyors

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to reinvent your corporate
identity package, hold a
roundtable discussion and
invite your whole staff to
attend. What you end up
with at the end of the day
could be as simple as a list
of concepts or ideas, but it
could also be as robust and
detailed as a collection of
design comps.
41. Have Occasional
Photo or Video Contests

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The days when you needed a
thousand-dollar camera setup to produce even halfway decent photos are
long gone.
With today's technology, anyone
with a smartphone and a good eye
can capture something worthwhile.
One way that you can help to further
improve employee engagement within
your organization is to hold an occasional photo or video contest, which
can be a lot of fun even for those who
have never experimented with a visual
medium for creativity in the past.
You can structure your contests in a
number of different ways. It could be
a "just for fun" situation, or you could
actually hold a contest in which the
photos/videos your employees make
end up on your blog, or even as a part
of your branding going forward.
This is a fun way to get your staff
to be more engaged in what's happening around them, and it's a very
inexpensive tool for doing so.

42. Encourage Your
Staff to Write-Up
Their Own Employee
Recognition Cards
A common misconception among
managers is that employee's only

need to be recognized by higher-ups
in order to feel engaged.
There's no substitute for peer
respect or peer recognition, which is
why it's important for you to urge
your employees to give each other a
pat on the back every once in a while.
This makes teams work more fluidly
together and can add a genuine air
of respect to the office that might not
exist otherwise.
Employee recognition cards are an
easy solution for helping to spread
congratulations around the office,
whether they be physical or virtual
in nature. Encourage your staff to
pay attention to the achievements
their colleagues make and prepare
one of these cards to celebrate a job
well-done.
Anyone can give anyone else a "recognition card" for a job well done.
In this situation, everyone wins, and
there's no reason for any bad attitudes
to get in the way of moving in a forward direction.

43. Bring in a Band or
Singer-Songwriter on
Friday Afternoons
Music is one of the few universal
things that can truly bring everyone together, and there's no getting around the positive effects it
can have in terms of helping people
to de-stress.  If  you  really want to
turn Friday afternoon  into a party,
you should consider  bringing in a
singer songwriter.
Having a band play while you and
your team relax and celebrate the
achievements of the week can be highly
beneficial, and it's not nearly as difficult
to make happen as you might think.
The one thing to ensure that
you're  paying attention to when
picking a band to play during the
afternoon is respecting the tastes of
your  employees. You don't want to
bring  in a band or songwriter just
because they  appeal to you-this is
about your team. Try to find groups
that everyone can enjoy, and don't
hesitate  to set up a proper stage


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017

Chairman’s Perspective
From the Desk of Liz Richards
Editor’s Note
Ask A MHEDANET GROUP
Women in Industry Conference
MHEDA MEMBER PROFILE
@WORK
WOMEN IN INDUSTRY
INDUSTRY PULSE
2018 CRITICAL IMPACT FACTORS
DEFINING MHEDA’S 2018 CRITICAL IMPACT FACTORS
SALES SUCCESS STORIES
ESOP ROUND TABLE
FROM CHARASMATIC PERSUADER TO KNOWLEDGE BROKER: THE EVOLVING WORLD OF SALES
49 EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IDEAS
DO UNTO OTHERS AS THEY WANT TO BE DONE UNTO
THE PRESIDENT’S EXECUTIVE ORDER 13789 AND ITS FUTURE EFFECT ON THE TAX CODE
New Members
Spotlight on Association News
MHEDA Milestones
Index to Advertisers by Product Category
Index to Advertisers by Alphabetical Order
The Last Word
The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - intro
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - Chairman’s Perspective
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - From the Desk of Liz Richards
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - Editor’s Note
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - Ask A MHEDANET GROUP
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - Women in Industry Conference
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - MHEDA MEMBER PROFILE
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - @WORK
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - WOMEN IN INDUSTRY
The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - INDUSTRY PULSE
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - 2018 CRITICAL IMPACT FACTORS
The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - DEFINING MHEDA’S 2018 CRITICAL IMPACT FACTORS
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - ESOP ROUND TABLE
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - FROM CHARASMATIC PERSUADER TO KNOWLEDGE BROKER: THE EVOLVING WORLD OF SALES
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - 49 EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IDEAS
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - DO UNTO OTHERS AS THEY WANT TO BE DONE UNTO
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - THE PRESIDENT’S EXECUTIVE ORDER 13789 AND ITS FUTURE EFFECT ON THE TAX CODE
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - New Members
The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - Spotlight on Association News
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - MHEDA Milestones
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - Index to Advertisers by Product Category
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - Index to Advertisers by Alphabetical Order
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2017 - The Last Word
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