Category: employee engagement

UVALDE, BOEING, COJONES, and Shared Values

UVALDE, BOEING, COJONES, and Shared Values Uvalde, Boeing, Cojones, and Human Values

It took the US JD 604 days to acknowledge the glaring truth: the police response to the May 24, 2022, deadly Uvalde, Texas, elementary school shooting was “a failure that should not have happened.” Well, duh!.. One year, seven months, and 25 days, and nearly 600 pages later, the report highlights “a sweeping array of […]

360-degree Assessment: Best Practices

360-degree Assessment: Best Practices Assessment 360 best practices

Every New Year celebration comes with the burden of annual performance reviews. More often than not, the review includes a dreaded 360-degree assessment. I am not going to spend your time on the well-documented downsides of this tool. On the contrary, the tool may be essential for people development – if you follow these Assessment-360 […]

STEM Gender Gap: Shining Light on the Path to Fulfilling Future

STEM Gender Gap: Shining Light on the Path to Fulfilling Future Women in STEM

Gallup is worried that females born between 1997 and 2011 are somewhat less interested in STEM sectors, compared with males. The rest of us should have more to worry about. According to a recent survey, the primary reason for ladies’ reduced interest in STEM is simple: more women than men “don’t enjoy STEM.” It is […]

Beyond Criticism: Redefining 360-Degree Feedback for Success

Beyond Criticism: Redefining 360-Degree Feedback for Success 360-Degree Assessment

In a recent podcast, esteemed management consultant Pat Lencioni blasted the universally-known 360-Degree Assessment tool, tearing it apart virtually. Surprised initially, I soon realized that Pat’s negative experience was rooted in the worst version of the tool. My extensive use of 360-Degree Feedback over the years, with various clients, has proven exceptionally helpful. What would […]

The Performance Triangle: Three Factors that Boost Team Potential

The Performance Triangle: Three Factors that Boost Team Potential The Performance Triangle

In this post, you’ll learn the core differences and similarities between employee engagement, motivation, and job satisfaction. The Performance Triangle offers a powerful visualization of the interplay of factors that impact your team’s performance. By leveraging this model, you can identify the specific areas that need improvement and develop a strategy to achieve excellence.” By […]

How to Measure Employee Engagement

How to Measure Employee Engagement To increase employee engagement, you must find a way to measure it.

Whether you are building a team from scratch or planning to improve the engagement of the existing team, you need to start measuring and monitoring employee engagement as soon as possible. This is Part 3 of “How to improve employee engagement”. Here you will learn why measuring employee engagement is important and how to set up […]

Best Employers and Top Universities, Part 2

Best Employers and Top Universities, Part 2 Best Employers and Top Universities

Do you need a university degree? Here’s what may save you a lot of money and a few precious years of your life: To build a successful career in the Knowledge Economy, you most likely don’t need a degree. Only 300 out of 2900 large organizations made the final list of Canada’s Best Employers – […]

Employee Engagement: Practical Steps to Take Now

Employee Engagement: Practical Steps to Take Now employee engagement: first steps

This is Part 2 of “How to improve employee engagement”. In Part 1, we discussed “What is employee engagement” and how much it costs to not have an engaged workforce (more than you might imagine). In this part, we introduce the first practical steps you should take to improve your team’s engagement. While searching for […]

Keeping You Motivated: COMA Grand Opening with (de)Motivational Posters

Keeping You Motivated: COMA Grand Opening with (de)Motivational Posters

According to research, motivational posters generally do not work. In fact, even the most impressive image loses its motivational force if you are exposed to it for an extended time, and undermines your natural desire to work better. Conversely, if you are exposed long enough to what, in all honesty, is a DEmotivational poster – […]