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7 Lessons About Engagement We Can Learn From Children

This past weekend we had the joy of keeping our 9-year-old grandson. As part of our weekend adventures, we made the highly anticipated dinner stop at a local McDonalds – the one with a great outdoor playground, of course! As … Continue reading

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How to REALLY Assess Your Employee Engagement Quotient

Everyone says they WANT employee engagement … but how can you tell if you are really hitting the mark? Even more powerful than surveys and assessments, here’s a technique every manager and leader can do … and the cost is … Continue reading

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Easy Employee Engagement Tip: Replace Talk With Action

Today’s marketplace requires more action than ever from managers and their teams who want to remain competitive in a global economy. We don’t have to tell you that many business decisions are not for the faint of heart. Even the … Continue reading

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How to Go With the Flow and Engage Your Team

Superior teams—teams where employees are excited and engaged—know how to go with the flow. The flow we’re talking about is not mindless, carefree moments of allowing oneself to be pulled or pushed by circumstances like a piece of paper being … Continue reading

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In the absence of information, people will make it up!

The power of communication as an effective leadership tool cannot be overstated! In study after study, research has validated the fact that employees feel more empowered and engaged when they are kept in the loop about company information. Employees will … Continue reading

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Crystallize Your Mission: 2 Questions to Engage Your Team

At your next staff meeting, have one slide displayed for everyone to see: A copy of the company’s mission statement. Use no other slides—no 20-page handout—no prepared script. Simply welcome your team, point to the slide, and just stand there … Continue reading

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Gotta Dance! 3 Tips to Bring Joy and Engagement to the Workplace

Those of you who know us know one of our passions is ballroom dancing—so it makes sense we would use dance as  metaphor to help leaders strengthen their ability to engage employees and bring joy to the workplace. In one … Continue reading

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