Employee Engagement

Unlocking the Secrets of Employee Engagement

More studies from sources like Gallup and Forbes have been finding that employee engagement is an almost sure-fire way to improve a business’ bottom line. However, it’s easy to say it’s great that engagement can improve profitability, loyalty and productivity while decreasing turnover. The hard part is figuring out how to engage employees. According to the study done by Gallup, only 13% of employees said they actuall
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Fostering a Mindful Workplace

In times where new information and technologies are constantly being created, it’s easy to become stressed and overwhelmed in both the workplace and on a personal level. Policies, procedures and routines can quickly become out-dated and inefficient. In order to keep pace with an ever-changing environment, researchers like Ellen Langer have helped to develop the simple technique of mindfulness in order to reduce these
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Making the Connection Between Employee Recognition and Engagement

Having an engaged company won’t only lead to a happier workplace, it is also more likely that an engaged culture will foster innovation, creativity, and productivity and eventually lead to happier clients. Engagement doesn’t have to be a difficult or costly thing to attain either. According to a study by Aberdeen Group, employee recognition was found to be the biggest determinate for engagement in top companies acros
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Creative Confidence

We’ve been brought up in a world that has taught us that creativity is something only a gifted few possess. As kids, we draw, design, build and create but most of us are eventually put down and made to think that our prized creations are not as valuable as we would like to believe. Slowly, we’re taught that we’re just not creative people. David and Tom Kelly have made it their mission to re-teach us how to be creativ
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Travel IQ Survey Shows Incentive Travel is in

Incentive travel is a great way to foster employee engagement in the workplace, but the benefits don’t stop there. The Incentive Travel IQ survey identified the top company benefits incentive travel can bring, and in 2012 and 2013, the top 5 contenders were: 1)    Recognize Performance 2)    Increase Sales 3)    Build Morale 4)    Improve Employee Loyalty 5)    Foster Teamwork While these types of programs can produc
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How to Lead Differently

With workplaces becoming increasingly diverse and dispersed, traditional top-down leadership is becoming a thing of the past. The organizational pyramid is getting flattened and more leaders are working to collaborate with their employees on the same level to co-create and co-design through service leadership. This type of leadership has proven to be highly effective as employees get to showcase more of their compete
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