Avoid the Employee Engagement Trap

We’re digging this post! CEO and author Ed Muzio gives us some great insights and immediate applicability to our work. Doesn’t matter if you’re a manager or an individual contributor, Ed’s post is written for you!  Engaged employees work harder, produce more, lead happier and more fulfilled lives, and create better societies.  They thrive at […] Read moreRead More»

Why Engagement Sucks, And The Two Things We Need To Fix It – Part 2

Welcome to the second full week of our special blog series, “Winning through Engagement.” We start the week with the conclusion to Josh Allan Dykstra’s post on making work environments that don’t suck! Suck work environments deplete engagement. Right now our employee engagement sucks. Depending on who’s measuring it, somewhere between 70% and 80% of […] Read moreRead More»

Why Engagement Sucks and Two Things We Need To Fix It – Part 1

The engagement blog series keeps on rolling. Today Josh Allan Dykstra steps up to the conversation and explores one of Shawn’s favorite topics – work as a source of joy. Josh ties it to engagement nicely. This is the first of two parts. Also, we’ll be interviewing Josh about his new book, “Igniting the Invisible […] Read moreRead More»

3 Dangerous Questions Leaders Should Ask Employees to Improve Engagement

Joe Baker is one of our new friends. He’s part of the team over at People Results: great people doing important work. Joe drives an important message for positional leaders – check in with your people. Don’t let the busyness of work distract you from connecting with your employees as people. This is engagement without […] Read moreRead More»

Employee Engagement and Control Don’t Mix

Jamie Notter takes us down an important reality that seems to be unfolding in our understanding with each passing year: the power and influence of networks of people. Jamie explores this important social trend and its influence on businesses and employee engagement. It’s another great installment in our month long blog series – Winning Employees […] Read moreRead More»

Employee Engagement Starts with You, Not Them

If leaders spent as much time refining and improving their personal game as they did pondering how to improve others, they’d inspire the team to create a massive wave of new achievement.  Engagement starts with you, not them. The typical scenario goes like this:  a leader considers his or her team, both how they are good and […] Read moreRead More»

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