You care about sustainability. Your company publishes a corporate responsibility report and has a pretty good website. But people at the company just don’t seem to care. If they’re knowledgeable, they’re skeptical. If they don’t know much, they’re not curious.
Take comfort: You’re not alone.
Many companies struggle to engage employees with sustainability. And while that sounds scary for the planet’s future, given the abundant resources corporations have and how many people they…Continue
Added by Tracy Lloyd on February 7, 2013 at 10:09am — No Comments
Engage for Success is a UK-based movement committed to the idea that there is a better way to work, a better way to enable personal growth, organisational growth and ultimately growth for Britain by releasing more of the capability and potential of people at work.
They recently launched this thought-provoking…Continue
Added by Tracy Lloyd on October 17, 2012 at 3:16pm — No Comments
If the extreme economic conditions are making your senior managers wary, distracting your employees, and making it harder to recruit good people, it’s time to begin a conversation about what really matters.
One of the most urgent CEO challenges is to find the right things to say in the current stressful environment.
Whether or not your business has suffered a…Continue
Added by Tracy Lloyd on August 14, 2012 at 5:37pm — No Comments
We've written before about the gaps between what business leaders believe and what their employees think when it comes to the company's values.
Today we'd like to explore another gap.
This is the gap between what the CEO sees as the company's vision, and what employees are doing to help achieve that vision.
In some cases, the gap exists simply because employees haven't been informed of the vision.
As such, they are left to their own devices, pulling the company…Continue
Added by Tracy Lloyd on November 18, 2011 at 8:25am — No Comments
In a meaningful workplace people feel there's a real point to what people and their employers are out to do.
On Tuesday we'll start a new 15-part weekly series entitled, "The Meaningful Workplace - how employers can thrive by forge a more meaningful alliance with the employees."
Take a moment to think about the people working for your brand right now:
They are in elevators, at desks, in conference rooms, at the water cooler, on the phone.
They are in cars, on planes, in taxis, on a teleconference.
They are closing deals, answering questions, presenting ideas, pitching prospects, processing orders, producing goods, answering phones, inventing…Continue
Added by Tracy Lloyd on June 14, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments