Tag Archives: Engagement

Do your employees dread Monday mornings? How to get your team to look forward to the work week.

Disengaged employees outnumber engaged employes by more than 2:1. To put this in perspective, imagine you have ten people rowing in a boat:

  • Three would be rowing in the right direction.
  • Five would not be rowing at all.
  • Two would be rowing in the opposite direction!

This is crazy. There is no need for the modern workplace to be so dysfunctional. No wonder Dilbert remains popular after almost 25 years in publication.

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The Business of People

Running a business with employees is messy and fraught with challenges, not the least of which is the challenge that so many employees are also people — people who have dreams, fears, families, loneliness, hope, illness, optimism, and all of whom want to be part of a successful endeavor.

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Innovative Leadership

I just started reading Immunity to Change by Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey. I hadn’t even made it out of the preface when I came across this gem:  Innovative leaders share a trio of fundamental traits: A deep and abiding …

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Meaning Is The New Money

My research has clearly shown that high levels of engagement, and the associated discretionary effort, occur when our work experiences reflect a clear set of values that we share. For many today, meaning is the new money. It’s what people …

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