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The Purpose of Employee Engagement

Recognize This! – Communicating “purpose” of the work is critical to employee decisions to engage more deeply.

I’ve been writing and speaking about the importance of employee engagement for well over a decade, now – years before engagement became the commonplace term it is today. Like you, in this last decade I’ve read countless research reports, news articles, blog posts, case studies, etc.,…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 9, 2013 at 7:33am — No Comments

The Confluence of Happiness and Performance = Engagement

Recognize This! – Balancing employee happiness and performance is critical to long-term, sustainable employee engagement and impact.

Earlier this…

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Added by Derek Irvine on June 12, 2013 at 10:26am — No Comments

3 Ways Employee Engagement Surveys Fail

Recognize This! – Don’t bother to survey employees on their engagement unless you’re willing to invest time and money to resolve difficult, deep, cultural challenges their answers may bring to light.

Sometimes, we need to air our HR dirty laundry. Let’s bring into the light of day how surveys are traditionally conducted and…

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Added by Derek Irvine on May 23, 2013 at 11:19am — No Comments

3 Lessons for Employee Engagement through Recognition from XL Axiata

Recognize This! – Learning from others’ success can enhance our own efforts for engagement.

I enjoy Abhishek Mittal’s…

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Added by Derek Irvine on May 1, 2013 at 11:55am — No Comments

Perform 4% Better than S&P – Engage Your Employees

Recognize This! – Companies that treat employees well outperform the S&P Index.

Creating a work environment in which employees choose to engage directly impacts the bottom line. Companies who treat employees well have returns at least 4% better than the S&P Index, year after year.

That’s a bold statement to…

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Added by Derek Irvine on April 22, 2013 at 10:15am — No Comments

If Engagement Is a State of Mind, How to Change Employees’ Minds

Recognize This! – You can’t ask people to become what they do not know or understand.

At this stage, I think we can all agree that employee engagement is critical to organization success. We…

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Added by Derek Irvine on March 27, 2013 at 5:39am — No Comments

Improved Employee Engagement Reverses Downward Trend

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Here’s some fresh research on employee engagement numbers. It contradicts some other surveys and suggests a trend. Maybe that’s accurate. Maybe that’s not. Whether some average in a survey is bigger or smaller than some average in another survey should be…

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Added by Terry Williams on March 6, 2013 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Feedback: What Happens In Vagueness Stays In Vagueness

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Here’s a blog post about the dangers of non-specific feedback. The blogger references the work of psychologist Carol Dweck who I also quote in my book ‘The Brain-Based Boss’ on the subject of fixed versus growth mindsets. Here’s an…

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Added by Terry Williams on February 10, 2013 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Why You Can’t Rely on Compensation (nor Raises) for Employee Engagement Recognize This! – Compensation and praise/recognition are very different and fulfill very different employee needs. Let’s be ho…

Why You Can’t Rely on Compensation (nor Raises) for Employee Engagement

Recognize This! – Compensation and praise/recognition are very different and fulfill very different employee needs.

Let’s be honest with each other and – more importantly – with our employees.…

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Added by Derek Irvine on February 6, 2013 at 10:06am — No Comments

Why You Can’t Rely on Compensation (nor Raises) for Employee Engagement

Recognize This! – Compensation and praise/recognition are very different and fulfill very different employee needs.

Let’s be honest with each other and – more importantly – with our employees.…

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Added by Derek Irvine on February 6, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Employee Engagement Requires Commitment from Both Sides

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Added by Derek Irvine on January 29, 2013 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Disengaged Workers Health Suffers

Read the article in the MPI online News - http://www.mpiweb.org/blog/professionaldevelopment/20130118/Engaged_Employees_Have_Healthier_Lifestyles

Jason Hensel makes some good points in this article and shows how good health, healthy lifestyle impacts employee engagement. (Or the other way to look at it, engaged employees have a healthier life)  Who doesn't want to be…

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Added by Bonnie Mattick on January 22, 2013 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Wisdom from “Best Companies” Leaders: Mars, Inc.

Recognize This – Culture is the foundation of any company’s success, especially over the long-term.

Since the latest Fortune “Best Companies to Work For” list came out, there have been several interviews with CEOs and presidents of various organizations. I’ve read…

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Added by Derek Irvine on January 21, 2013 at 10:25am — No Comments

Behaviors Create Culture, Creating Reasons to Engage

Recognize This! – Employee engagement is the end point. Getting the steps to an engaging culture right, first, matters most.

I’ve written before that…

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Added by Derek Irvine on January 17, 2013 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Why CEOs/CFOs Should Care about Employee Engagement

Recognize This! – Employee engagement is a business driver, not a “nice to have.”

Why should CEOs and CFOs care about employee engagement? Increased engagement drives bottom-line business results. Towers Watson over the years has done…

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Added by Derek Irvine on January 15, 2013 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Stop Sabotaging Recognition (TedX Video)

Recognize This! – There is tremendous power in recognition, acknowledgment and appreciation, if you give it properly and accept it properly.

I just watched a terrific TedX video I need to share with you. Given by Christopher Littlefield, founder of AcknowledgmentWorks,…

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Added by Derek Irvine on January 11, 2013 at 10:41am — No Comments

Rule 1 of Employee Engagement: We’re Humans, Not Robots

Recognize This! – Rules for happy employees only work when leadership is willing to commit for it.

My timing seems to be a bit off. Yesterday I wrote about 4 steps to happiness at work, and…

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Added by Derek Irvine on January 10, 2013 at 11:58am — No Comments

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