Question: How to keep employees motivated/engaged during the dog days of summer

I am looking for tips on how to keep workers engaged & motivated over the summer months -- when the weather is beautiful and it seems everyone is on vacation.

Expert answer

Economic transparency drives performance year round.  Help your employees understand the economics of your business and share in the improved profits, as Southwest Airlines does.  This 4 minute MSNBC video of one of my clients shows how this works in a smaller, privately held company: