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October 16, 2017
3 Ways That Your Actions Today Will Shape Your Company’s Legacy
Legacy isn’t some far-off goal to achieve; you can cultivate your company’s legacy starting right now.

October 9, 2017
Manufacturing Business Technology
3 Keys To Hiring High-Performing Frontline Leaders
Many frontline leaders don’t possess critical leadership skills; low expectations are at the heart of this problem.

September 27, 2017
A Critical Leadership Skill: Managing A Remote Workforce
The skills of a high performance leader don’t change with a flexible workforce. Here are 5 tips to adapt those skills to remote teams.

September 15, 2017
Harvard Business Review
The High Price of Overly Prescriptive HR Policies
When you spend time making rules to stop every conceivable bad behavior, it’s easy to alienate hard-working employees.

June 27, 2017
The Huffington Post
When Culture Is Not a Cliché
When Didion Milling was forever impacted by a tragic explosion, their culture was tested. A testimonial about how their culture is making an impact.

April 14, 2017
Why You Shouldn’t Be Proud of a “Compliant” Workforce
Win hearts and minds and inspire commitment, not just compliance, by promoting compassion and autonomy when handling employee issues.

March 23, 2017
The Huffington Post
Are You Engaging Your Most Important Asset?
When employees feel they are important to the company, they will perform at extraordinary levels. So, how are you showing that you value them?

January 30, 2017
HC Online
Why Trust is Important in the Workplace
Inspiring trust in team members is the most important job of leadership. Four tips for getting it right!

January 10, 2017
The Huffington Post
Resolve to Lead Differently
The best leaders take stock of their behaviors and actions regularly.  These suggestions will bring you more satisfaction and make you more effective at work.

January 4, 2017
HRD Singapore
Why Trust is Important in the Workplace
The one thing that best defines high performing workplaces is the high level of trust between managers and employees. Do you know the secrets to get it right?

January 2, 2017
Harvard Business Review
If Employees Don’t Trust You, It’s Up to You to Fix It
Less than 50% of non-managerial employees trust the companies they work for. What are you doing to fix that?

December 27, 2016
So Their Résumés Rock — Are They Also Good Fits?
Do you have processes in place that guarantee you’ll find the best candidate, every time? Great advice for building your high performance workplace!

October 20, 2016
How to Get Good Quality Workers When You’re Hiring in Large Numbers
Putting together a peer hiring team and asking the right questions during interviews are among the keys to success.

October 4, 2016
HPWP Consulting Trains 2,000th Leader
HPWP Consulting celebrates training 2,000 leaders in the flagship High Performance Leadership Workshop!

September 24, 2016
Neanderthal HR Policies: Why Are Businesses Living in the Dark Ages?
Retaining team members is critical for success. CEOs are recognizing the connection between company culture and retention.

July 11, 2016
Stave Off Low Morale: 5 Retention Factors To Keep Great Employees From Quitting
Retaining team members is critical for success. CEOs are recognizing the connection between company culture and retention.

June 20, 2016
Judging by Their Treatment, Machines Are More Important Than People
Who would treat a machine better than a person?   Read this article to understand how our actions can undermine our value for people.

March 23, 2016
Basic Human Values that Empower High-Performance Workplaces
Do you know the values of a highly performing company?  Are you aware of your role as a leader in promoting and nurturing these values?  Read this article!

March 2, 2016
Want to Empower Employees?  Take a Vacation!
Small business executives are working harder than ever and certainly deserve time off. But, do you know the business case for taking a vacation?

December 30, 2015
The Huffington Post
Want a Great Workplace?  Don’t Use These Hiring Practices!
Traditional hiring practices–commonly used by most companies– are delivering dismal results.  Hiring the best people requires truly innovative hiring practices.

December 8, 2015business logo
Hire Better: 3 Little Known Hiring Practices to Reduce Turnover
Smart executives and HR professionals are aggressively pursuing these unique solutions to hire the best people.

December 8, 2015TLNT
TNLT | Talent Management and HR
If You Want a Great Workforce, Don’t Use These 5 Traditional Hiring Practices
If your business is suffering from turnover or poor productivity, it’s time to reevaluate your methods. You can’t hire the best without these hiring practices.

October 12, 2015
The Huffington Post
Are You Really Engaging Your People?
When an organization only looks at employee involvement from a one-sided perspective, it’s missing out on opportunities to fully engage with their team.

September 20, 2015
The Huffington Post
What’s Possible at Work?  
When compensation becomes the greatest measure of what’s possible at work, it limits people and organizations alike. What’s possible when the focus is shifted?

September 14, 2015
Industry Week
4 Ways to Tackle High Turnover
When flawed hiring processes lead to the wrong people being hired, high turnover follows—and it comes at a high cost.

September 2, 2015
Industry Week
4 Ways to Establish Trust and Improve Your Bottom Line
Trust influences the game by allowing small businesses to successfully compete against much larger companies.

August 26, 2015
The 4 Myths of Employee Turnover
Whose fault is turnover anyway?  Do you know these myths about employee turnover and how to address them — once and for all?

August 21, 2015
The Huffington Post
If Hiring Is Our Top Priority, Why Do We Keep Messing It Up?
Traditional interviews are a real waste of time. Great leaders use highly selective, predictive hiring processes to identify the best people.

July 16, 2015
TNLT | Talent Management and HR
Want High Performance? Make Sure You Treat Your Employees Like Adults
When your workplace incorporates trust and high expectations, you’ll see an improvement in every metric.

July 16, 2015
The Huffington Post
Are You Ready for Summer… Policies?  
Bad policies, like bad leaders, destroy workplace trust and demean capable adults. Policies should motivate and empower team members to do their best work.

May 28, 2015
The Huffington Post
Liberating the Walking Dead at Work
Liberate your team from the bonds of task-orientation so they can use their creativity and passion at work!

May 19, 2015
Tweak Your Biz
Zombie Employees Are Killing Your Business, And You’re Creating Them
If going to work feels like walking on the set of “The Walking Dead,” leadership might be the cause of your office’s zombie apocalypse.

January 20, 2015
The Huffington Post
The Solution to Low Employee Morale Is Simpler Than You Think
Low morale and poor performance always comes back to leadership.  Get rid of behavior-controlling policies and negative assumptions about people.

January 6, 2015
Business 2 Community
Dealing with the Most Painful Barrier to Growth
What barrier to growth is nearly invisible to senior leaders and too painful for middle management to address?  Don’t miss this article!

MRROctober 3, 2014
Manufacturing Revival Radio
Talent Management Roundtable, Part II
Recorded “live” from the High Performance Leadership Workshop, Sue Bingham joins an expert panel that discusses how leaders can create their own high performance team. Download the podcast!

September 29, 2014
The Huffington Post
A Respectful Way to Discipline Employees
Progressive discipline is broken and ineffective.  There’s a better way that creates a positive employee response and prompts a commitment to changed behavior.

September 10, 2014
The Business Journals
6 Tips for Building a Culture that Keeps Your Best Employees
Perks are nice but it’s about showing employees they’re valued.  This article has 6 Tips for building a great culture that retains your best!

September 3, 2014
HPWP Consulting and Definity Partners Strengthen Manufacturing
Press Release
Strengthening leaders — and working with Definity Partners — by bringing the High Performance Leadership Workshop to Cincinnati September 21 – 26, 2014.

MRRAugust 22, 2014
Manufacturing Revival Radio
Talent Management Roundtable
A special edition of Manufacturing Revival Radio; Sue Bingham joins a panel discussion that focuses on a critical issue to competitive advantage, Front Line Leadership.  Download the podcast!

August 5, 2014SmallBizClub
Small Biz Club
Workplace Culture is a Philosophy, Not a Checklist
When companies use a checklist to create their culture, it’s unsustainable and doesn’t yield lasting change.  Instead incorporate your values into every aspect of the workplace.

July 17, 2014
The Huffington Post
Why Employee Happiness Shouldn’t Be Your No. 1 Goal
Chasing employee happiness is a shallow metric.  Employee happiness comes from a culture that values and challenges employees.

June 9, 2014
IdeaMensch: An Interview with Sue BinghamIdeaMensch
Remember to Practice What You Preach
Sue Bingham shares insights on being a highly effective leader and an exciting leadership trend that is increasing productivity.

May 16, 2014
Definity Partners Guest Blogger: Sue Binghamdefinitypartners
Admiring A Fearless Frontline Leader
HPWP is honored to congratulate Richey Johnson from Southeastern Mills in Rome, GA on receiving the Fearless Frontline Leader Award.

November 18, 2013
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Do You Need A Hiring Mulligan?
Hiring mistakes are costly and can be avoided. Learn 5 critical components to consistently hire the best people for every position.

September 8, 2013
Visit the HPWP Blog
Is Your Culture Just A Poster On The Wall?
Your values shouldn’t be just a poster on the wall. These are specific attributes that define a culture of high performance.

July 20, 2013
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1975 Called: They Want Their Leaders Back!
Remnants from old-school leadership destroy a worker’s feelings of value to the organization and in that process destroy the company’s productivity.

June 10, 2013
Article by Ed Robinson
Don’t “Pizzazzle” Your Employees
Manufacturers are facing more challenges than ever before. Ed Robinson reveals the secret that will positively increase every metric in your organization.

April 9, 2013
HPWP Consulting Hires a PresidentCompany Announcement
HPWP Consulting has hired a President to strategically position the company for growth. The new President, Ed Robinson, has 13 years of experience growing businesses and developing markets nationally.

Food ManufacturingOctober 22, 2012
Food Manufacturing
Georgia Food Company Puts People First
One of Georgia’s largest food manufacturing companies, Southeastern Mills, thrives by focusing on a positive, people-centric workplace culture.

NW GAFall 2012
NW Georgia Living
Southeastern Mills: Making Food Taste Great is Our Specialty
Biscuits and gravy like grandma made them, but that’s not all Southeastern Mills is known for…Since the 1990’s, the HPWP work culture has been the company’s recipe for success.

CFOApril 1, 2011
CFO Magazine
Weaving a New Corporate Culture
Beaulieu of America, a family-run business with a family-oriented culture, achieves remarkable results: lower turnover, improved efficiencies, and workforce optimization–even during a market downturn.

Fall 2010
Burris Gazette
Burris Atlanta goes HPWP! (Pages 8-10)
The Atlanta facility of Burris Logistics has adopted the HPWP work culture as a way to operationalize their corporate mission with significant results.

September 2010
The Best Kept Secret?
Treating workers as valued adults improves company and business performance. Why doesn’t every company do it?

huffpost-businessAugust 17, 2010
The Huffington Post
Admiring the High Performance Workplace
As a Dr. Pepper Snapple Group plant in Texas transitions to HPWP, the workplace is changing: turnover and shrinkage have decreased and workers feel more respected.

AssemblyMarch 2008
Assembly Magazine
Assembly Planbook: Use Your Best assets to Reduce Turnover
Managers should not accept high turnover rates. This costly problem can be successfully addressed through employee hiring teams.

July 2007
Better Process Podcast
The Voice of the Small and Mid-sized Manufacturing Firm: An interview with Sue Bingham and Margi Schmidt.

July 2007
Use Your Best Assets to Reduce Turnover

MF.netJune 2007
Reduce Employee Turnover

December 2006
Dallas Morning News
Empowered staff is productive staff
A program designed to boost productivity among factory employees works even better for professional workers.