ENGAGED EMPLOYEES EQUAL SUCCESS

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Improving employee engagement is not simply about improving productivity — although organizations with a high level of engagement do report 22 percent higher productivity, according to a Gallup Organization’s analysis of 1.4 million employees. Strong employee engagement promotes a variety of outcomes that are good for employees, clients and organizations. For instance, organizations with highly… Continue reading

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ENGAGING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE

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Often, leaders think that defining their strategy is the most important activity they will perform all year. But, in reality, getting their workforce aligned with that strategy is even more critical. Continue reading

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS ARE EVERYTHING

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Congratulations on the contract win! Now it’s time to quickly and thoughtfully bring to life the vision and management practices you described in your winning proposal. Step one is the kickoff meeting. Continue reading

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WHAT EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT REALLY MEANS

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Lately I have been thinking about employee engagement and what it really means. When you turn to the Google machine, there is a ton of information, but distilling it into something meaningful and useful can be a bit overwhelming. Continue reading

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FLIPPING LEARNING ON ITS HEAD

For most of us, the idea of a classroom brings to mind a familiar image with a teacher at the front of the room and a class full of students eagerly (or sometimes not so eagerly) waiting to learn. From one generation to the next, the classroom concept hasn’t changed very dramatically. Teachers provide live… Continue reading

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