The Motivation Agency Blog
'I really wish I’d said…’
‘If only I hadn’t been so quick to say…’
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What does great employee engagement look like?
Good question. And one that we are always exploring. We get great exposure to some places where good employee engagement is spot on and driving productivity, customer service people retention. We also see places where it is not so good. There are multiple articles out there, including this piece by HR Magazine, which define why employee disengagement matters and its ramifications throughout a business*1. We want to focus on what makes great employee engagement. The strongest take-away, in all the sectors we work across, is that great employee engagement encourages, drives, and motivates people to behave in positive ways.
These are two important, closely linked concepts often mentioned in the same breath. Understandably so. They are complementary and together they add huge value in the workplace. While empathy gives you the skills to work with someone to understand how they see things, emotional intelligence is about managing your own emotions, to help you see things clearly and constructively.
Empathy in the workplace has always been needed, and this won’t change. Some may feel there are organisations that have been successful without it. Think though, about how much more successful they could have been if they had empathy.
How do you get a team to get to know each other and bond when they can’t have a chat over the kettle or pop out for lunch together?
The mythunderstanding that’s probably been corrected 10,000 times is still being perpetuated, even in some quite learned works.
For many employees, the board of directors of a company or organisation, can seem very distant from the day-to-day life of the organisation. While the traditional legacy model of a board of directors “away in an ivory tower” and filled with “Nine white men with an average age of 62” has slowly
Almost a year out from the moments when all our lives started to change in ways we had never imagined, we decided to take stock of how our core values have held out through the turbulence.
CPD or Continuing Professional Development is the maintenance and development of the knowledge and skills that are needed to perform in a professional capacity. This could be keeping professionals contemporary and up to date with current skills, polishing them or taking them to the next level.