The Employee Engagement Network

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David Zinger - Founder / Host

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I am David Zinger your network host. I am a Canadian and global employee engagement speaker, educator, and expert who has devoted over 14,000 hours on engagement in the past 7 years and have worked on the topic since the early 1980's.

I define employee engagement as good work done well with others every day.

I have spoken in New York, Dubai, Singapore, Mumbai, South Africa, Berlin, Montreal, London, Vancouver, Wales, Washington, Toronto, Barcelona and many other global locations.

I focus on behavioral engagement interventions based on the pyramid of employee engagement. Click here for a brief overview of the pyramid of engagement.

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Zinger Posts

Employee Engagement in Doha: Geometry and Sun Light

I am currently in Doha, Qatar to work on employee engagement. I strive to be influenced by the sights, feel, geography and architecture of wherever I am working. Flying to Qatar from Montreal I watched a brilliant video about I. M Pei and his architectural design and work on the magnificent Museum of Islamic Art by […]

Employee Engagement: One Big Idea from One Little Book

Employee Engagement: A Little Book of Big Ideas by Jasmine Gartner (Book Review) Reading time = 2 minutes and 45 seconds Susan, my wife, accused me of trying to maim her with tennis balls during our vacation in Punta Cana last week. We played tennis at six o’clock every night. It seemed like the perfect antidote before our evening […]

One Small Step For Work: One Giant Step for Employee Engagement

Get a small win and keep on going Reading time = one small minute I have been advocating for the importance of small, simple, strategics, significant and sustainable behavioral actions as a key in employee engagement for the past 5 years. I also think we fail to focus enough on the impact of progress and setbacks […]

Employee Engagement: Chop Wood, Fetch Water

Without engagement: chop wood, fetch water. With engagement: chop wood, fetch water. First one drains next one flows. — David Zinger (@davidzinger) March 13, 2015

15 Great Employee Engagement and Work Cartoons You Can Use

15 Work Cartoons to Make Your Day My friend and resident Employee Engagement Network cartoonist, John Junson has created an e-book with 15 free cartoons that you can use for work. Pass it along to a colleague. Use it in a presentation. Pin one cartoon to your wall or cubicle. Choose one a month and […]

Blog Posts

Stephen J. Immelt (C.E.O. of Hogan Lovells) in “The Corner Office”

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear…


Posted by Robert Morris on March 31, 2015 at 6:38am

Do your training efforts drive performance?

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by…


Posted by Robert Morris on March 31, 2015 at 6:38am

How Do You Create A Culture of Service?

Posted by Ryan Scott on March 31, 2015 at 12:22am

Is it possible to balance and/or integrate work/life obligations and responsibilities?

Caption: Jonathon Leven of…


Posted by Robert Morris on March 30, 2015 at 4:37am


Forum #6: Employee Engagement Advice in One Sentence 274 Replies

In one sentence only, write the best employee engagement advice you would give to an organization.

Started by David Zinger in Weekly Forum. Last reply by David Zinger Jan 16.

Our Completed E-Book: Write One Sentence of Employee Engagement Advice for Managers or Supervisors 179 Replies

Our last E-book on one sentence of employee engagement advice was very well received and many people wrote to say how helpful it was. Click on the cover to see the book. Thank you all for contributing.…Continue

Started by David Zinger in Major Forums. Last reply by Larissa Thurlow Feb 12.

The 6 Word Employee Engagement Story 164 Replies

Can you distill employee engagement to 6 words?Ernest Hemingway wrote the quintessential 6 word story: For sale: baby shoes, never worn.The six word story format has become quite popular. A couple of year ago, I used the six word story with managers…Continue

Started by David Zinger in Major Forums. Last reply by Craig Althof Feb 5, 2011.

Let's Increase Employee Engagement by 20%. 158 Replies

I would like to be part of creating a community or network that takes a stand on employee engagement by not accepting decreases in engagement and working together towards increasing global employee engagement 20% by December 31, 2020. I like to…Continue

Started by David Zinger in Major Forums. Last reply by Stephen Randall Apr 10, 2011.


Employee Engagement - Doha Qatar Style

Weekly Engagement Cartoon #454 from John Junson

Tweet of the Day

Workplace Trends from TinyHR

Featured article from Rideau: Compliments Are Easy, Roy Saunderson

Let’s not make excuses for not complimenting people.
I was in a corporate office the other day in downtown Toronto and met this very friendly receptionist who greeted us and directed us to where to hang our coats, locate the washrooms, and then notified our meeting organizer of our arrival. When leaving my meeting and picking up my coat from the closet I couldn’t help but overhear this wonderful receptionist in action.
Some dear customer was calling the company and had some obvious concerns from the one sided comments from the receptionist. Her remarks followed along the lines of something like this: (click here to read the full post)

March Free E-Book: The 7 Questions

March 19: Featured Video of the Week

March 19: Featured Slide Presentation : Culture


580 Videos Related to Employee Engagement

Click on this eBook listing over 580 videos available on the network. When you open the document up online you can click on the title to go directly to the video. Happy and engaged viewing.

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