engagement

Is Your Organization Compassionate? Take This Quiz and Find Out!

Is Your Organization Compassionate? Take This Quiz and Find Out!

Compassionate organizations tend to be more successful. When employees feel like they have their company’s support when they’re going through a difficult time, they feel safe and secure. They’re more willing to admit to mistakes and work as a team to find a solution. They’re more creative and innovative, because they know they won’t be(…)

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Learn From Your Dog

Learn From Your Dog

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about the many things that cats can teach us. By following their furry lead, you can be both happier and more successful at work. Now I think it’s time to turn our attention to dogs. Dogs are the best! They’re loving, loyal bundles of joy. My parents’(…)

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The One Thing That’s So Important for Managers to Do

The One Thing That’s So Important for Managers to Do

Studies have shown that one of the most effective ways for managers to improve employee morale, increase productivity, and boost employee retention is by expressing gratitude. Employees want confirmation that they’re doing a good job. They want to know that their efforts have been noticed and appreciated. Expressing gratitude in the workplace makes employees feel(…)

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Want to Be a Great Leader? Do These Seven Things.

Want to Be a Great Leader? Do These Seven Things.

Effective leadership is so important. Research has shown it’s associated with high morale, peak performance, and successful outcomes. Effective leaders guide, motivate, support, and empower the people that they manage. It’s not an easy task, but it’s an essential one. Leadership is a skill that can be learned and developed. But if you’re new to(…)

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Be Transparent

Be Transparent

What makes employees feel happy and engaged? Cool perks like free lunches and company parties can give people a boost. But research indicates that one of the biggest contributors to employee happiness is transparency. People feel positive, invested, and engaged when information is shared openly and freely. Too often, company leaders keep information secret. There’s(…)

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