Tag: Engagement

What you can do to help engagement grow

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Engagement is more like a plant than it is like a building. It grows, you don’t build it. The best way to help it grow is to create an environment where growth can happen. If you’re a responsible for the performance of a group, you’re the gardener. Here are some things you can do to help engagement grow  »  Read More

You want engagement?

  |   Engagement

Everybody wants engagement. It is, after all, the magical fix for whatever ails your company.   Low profits? Engagement will boost them. Disgruntled workers? Engagement will gruntle them. It is entirely possible that engagement will cure cancer and introduce an era of political goodwill. There are many different  »  Read More

Listen for Engagement

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Engagement is great stuff. No two people agree on a precise definition of engagement, even though everybody agrees that it creates all kinds of good things. That’s OK, though, because they can give it the Potter Stewart test. “Don’t worry,” they tell you, “I know it when I see  »  Read More

10 Engagement-Building Behaviors for the Boss

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Study after study has shown us that if you’re the boss, you are the person with the biggest impact on the productivity, morale and engagement of your team. Here are ten things you can do to improve all three. 1. Show up a lot. All good things flow from this. You get to know your people and they get to know you. 2  »  Read More

Learning from Master Banks

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I love being a grandparent. It’s got most of the joys of parenting without the day-to-day grind. You can spoil your grandkids. It’s OK. You can say things you could never say as a parent. That includes: “He needs to be changed. Here.” Last Saturday evening, the Princess and I indulged our  »  Read More