Viewing: Workforce Engagement

Innovation & The Value of a Near-Miss

How do you feel about near-misses? Ok for games of horseshoes and hand grenades? (Cute—snarky, but cute.) In part two of this discussion about the cost of disengaged employees in a down economy let’s discuss a simple principle of employee motivation applicable to our present economic environment, where so much emphasis is placed on innovation: […] Read More

Using The Gift Of Feedback To Drive Employee Engagement And Inspire Excellence In Those We Manage

The “gift” of feedback is not only something discussed by a manager and his or her direct report during the performance management process, as important as that is. But I also believe it’s also the foundation for two-way communication at that can lead to real consensual decision-making at an organization. Understanding the value of feedback […] Read More

Helping Organizations Overcome Common Challenges To Strategic Communication

Jim Ylisela of Ragan Communication points to the following secrets of global communication — the challenges that nearly all organizations share when it comes to the corporate communication function: 1. All organizations have initiatives that no one can comprehend. They have strategic pillars, three-legged stools, key drivers and abstract concepts that never quite sink in […] Read More

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