Employee engagement drives workplace productivity. Leaders ask a simple question every day: How can I help my people succeed in their roles? Answer the question, act on the answers, and you will see productivity rise. Guaranteed! Explore the five steps to take.
The biggest productivity challenge, of course, is the looming Holiday Season, which now kicks in by mid-October with the tricks and treats of Halloween. Act now to set these next three months up to be a joyful and less stressful time for all. Meet with each employee, meet with the team, get priorities straight. How go get that done? Click through to find out.
Cream takes time to rise, and you have to let the milk sit. Picking high-potential employees too quickly is like shaking the milk jug. The true future stars are still hidden, as they have not had a chance to rise. Patience, and a program of universal development, is the key to great leadership development. How best to do that? Read on!
October looms, as does the end of 2017. Yet your to-do list is packed; much remains to be done before mid-December. Your list of urgencies include your personal leadership development commitments. How can you handle the end-of-year rush and still progress in becoming a transformational leader? We have some useful suggestions. Click through to read on!
Great mentors accelerate career growth. How best to recruit the mentors you need to help you over professional hurdles and lead you to helpful connections? We have five ideas that can get you started in the right direction.
Measure, track and review results with every employee each month, not just the laggards. Reviewing every employee’s progress toward mutually set goals is much more effective in building the high-engagement team culture you seek.
Successful bosses in any generation usually stumbled upon leadership mindsets that triggered deeper employee engagement, but such interpersonal approaches were not taught, nor encouraged. These approaches are now taught, and encouraged. Read more about this.
Applied technology does raise productivity at work, if the people who need to apply the technology are part of the decision-making process, understand why it is valuable, and how they need to work it. Failing that human factor, technology will not help. Read more by clicking through.
Expressions of gratitude make great employee engagement tools. And they are not a great burden on managers to make it a core part of their leadership tool kit. Let's review six simple ways to show appreciation at work.
A recent article in the Harvard Business Review disparaged small talk as an effective leadership tool. We disagree. Used judiciously, small talk sets the table for more open, trusting, respectful business conversations between boss and subordinate. Click through for our explanation.