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Who are you?
Project Management Consulant in the Seattle area focusing on technology, web and software development projects.
What is your interest or involvement in employee engagement?
Absorbing all the great information involving the subject of employee engagement, since it's a critical part of successful project management!
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http://www.RavensBrain.com

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At 5:21pm on February 27, 2009, Bonnie Goren said…
Thanks Raven. I haven't had a lot of time yet to expore the Network, but look forward to doing so.
At 3:30pm on February 27, 2009, Sybil F. Stershic said…
Hi Raven,
Thanks for connecting with me. I appreciate your sharing Michael Sebastian's guest post on the cost of disengagement.

Take care,
Sybil
At 1:21pm on November 3, 2008, David Zinger said…
Raven,
I am so pleased to see you back. I think you have so much to offer. Having you be a part of this is significant to me.
David
At 11:37pm on June 30, 2008, Jon Hoel said…
Raven,
I'd be interested to hear your thoughts on what web-based tools are effective for project collaboratoin.
At 9:36pm on June 30, 2008, Nick McCormick said…
Thanks Raven. I took your suggestion and joined both groups
At 2:27pm on June 26, 2008, Bas de Baar said…
You are busy dragging everyone over here :) Thanks. Also of the link to my article.
At 1:19pm on June 26, 2008, Jerry Manas said…
Raven, thanks for inviting me! I wasn't aware of this group, and it's a perfect community for the work I've been focusing on.
At 1:12pm on June 26, 2008, Eric Brown said…
Thanks for the invite Raven...looks like a great place to be.
At 12:39pm on June 26, 2008, Tiffany Doyle said…
Thanks for the invite, I look forward to learning more!
At 11:58am on June 26, 2008, Kits Morgan said…
Welcome, I will look forward to sharing thoughts and ideas with you.

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Employee Engagement Links

Management Issues has an Employee Enagement Resources Page with tons of links to articles like: "A road map for employee engagement", "A is for Apathy", "Employee engagement: What exactly is it?", "Engage me or enrage me", "Conflict can be a force for good", "Fear brings loathing, not harder work", "Three steps to miserable employees", "Key signs that your job sucks", "How to enjoy work by thinking differently" and tons… Continue

Posted on March 26, 2009 at 1:34pm

The number of disengaged employees increased by 45% in the past year..

Did you see this recent article in BusinessWeek online? Disengaged Employees Are Seeking Refuge. It opens with the astonishing line "The number of disengaged employees increased by 45% in the past year, and they are doing something worse than quitting—they're staying..", and if you look at the title, the article says the number of disengaged employees has increased by 45% in the past year too. Check out… Continue

Posted on March 18, 2009 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

The Cost of Employee Disengagement

Eric Brown has a guest post by Michael Sebastian, PhD titled: The Cost of Employee Disengagement. It's worth the read, check out this excerpt:



Anger, fear, depression and fatigue. These are the feelings of many employees today. And those emotions don’t get checked in at the… Continue

Posted on February 27, 2009 at 2:03pm — 1 Comment

Engaging the Hearts and Minds of Your Employees

I came across an interesting article by Ralph Keller in industryweek.com tied to employee engagement: Continuous Improvement -- Engaging the Hearts and Minds of Your Employees. Here's a clip from the intro:



"At the recent AME conference this… Continue

Posted on February 24, 2009 at 1:32pm

25 Tips For Motivating Your Team Members

Bas De Baar recently posted an article with an abundance of great tips for engaging and motivating your employees: 25 Sure-fire Ways To Motivate Your Team Members. Like myself, Bas focuses on project management, and this post is directed at motivating project teams. Motivation is part of employee engagement so I thought I'd sharea few of my favorite tips from the… Continue

Posted on June 12, 2008 at 8:49pm

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Employee Engagement Links

Management Issues has an Employee Enagement Resources Page with tons of links to articles like: "A road map for employee engagement", "A is for Apathy", "Employee engagement: What exactly is it?", "Engage me or enrage me", "Conflict can be a force for good", "Fear brings loathing, not harder work", "Three steps to miserable employees", "Key signs that your job sucks", "How to enjoy work by thinking differently" and tons…See More
Mar 26, 2009
Doug Shaw commented on Raven's blog post The number of disengaged employees increased by 45% in the past year..
"Hi David, in an attempt to define this I offer you this: We determine employees’ engagement levels based on their responses to questions that measure their connections to the organisation across three dimensions: Rational: How well employees…"
Mar 19, 2009
David Zinger commented on Raven's blog post The number of disengaged employees increased by 45% in the past year..
"Raven, I saw this article too. Do you or someone else know how they defined "disengaged worker." I am feeling uncomfortable with news reports like this that don't tell you how you determine someone is disengaged. The other part I…"
Mar 19, 2009
Doug Shaw commented on Raven's blog post The number of disengaged employees increased by 45% in the past year..
"Good find. This is a big concern. The disengagement problem solves itself over time...? The Towers Perrin Global Workforce Study indicates that senior management ought to be adopting active strategies to root out disengagement. The commonly-held…"
Mar 19, 2009
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The number of disengaged employees increased by 45% in the past year..

Did you see this recent article in BusinessWeek online? Disengaged Employees Are Seeking Refuge. It opens with the astonishing line "The number of disengaged employees increased by 45% in the past year, and they are doing something worse than quitting—they're staying..", and if you look at the title, the article says the number of disengaged employees has increased by 45% in the past year too. Check out…See More
Mar 18, 2009
Raven commented on Kevin Sheridan's blog post RECESSION HAS DIFFERENT IMPACT ON JOB SECURITY FOR ENGAGED VERSUS DISENGAGED EMPLOYEES
"Kevin - Interesting post, particular your point on the irony of the disengaged employee having less fear for their jobs. Good for the truly engaged and connected, as you say! Thanks for sharing your thoughts."
Mar 3, 2009
Terrence Seamon commented on Raven's blog post The Cost of Employee Disengagement
"Great guest post by Michael Sebastian. Thanks for pointing us to it, Raven. The cost of disengagement is high. And the feelings mentioned --anger, fear, depression and fatigue-- are growing as this downturn worsens. Terry"
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