An internal DuPont Pioneer study revealed that 95% of employees agreed or strongly agreed that the Learning Map sessions increased their understanding of the company strategy and the link to customers and markets.
Strategy execution is really hard. It’s difficult to focus on everything that needs to be done to keep the business running smoothly meeting key objectives, while still minding the store to make sure the people within it are engaged, productive, and clear on what they should be doing to contribute to the business.
Trust in the work environment seems like it would be a no-brainer. But somehow, building trust is one of the biggest challenges faced by leaders, managers, and individual contributors.
Employee engagement always seems to be a nice to have. It usually comes after things like sales targets and product development. The thing most leaders fail to realize is that employee engagement can boost productivity in all areas of the business.
Are you tapped into your employees? Are you confident they understand the driving force behind your company? If you can’t answer both of those questions with a resounding “yes”, you may need to take a closer listen to what they have to say.
The Accordion Chart is an innovative tool that provides a useful visual breakdown of everything you need to know to get your employees on the same page.
Is your technology working for your team as much as your team is working for you? If you have any doubt that the lines between your team's personal and professional lives are being seriously blurred read this blog.
The vast waste of human talent, organizational capabilities, and corporate assets is nothing short of a crisis for companies and a critical call for changing the way we work together, at work.
You don’t normally think of a conversation needing leadership, right? But without leadership, a conversation usually ends up being unproductive – going off on tangents and losing focus.
If people are your organization’s most valuable assets, why is it only HR's job to ensure they are engaged in their work?
Employee engagement is challenging and like most things, getting started is the hardest part. Bruce Temkin helps guide you through the process so you can tackle employee engagement head on!
Why do some organizations full of competent, smart, hard-working people sometimes fail? The headlines about failed organizations often discuss what happened but rarely get into the “why” behind it.
Each front line associate has the power to create loyal customers. Are you spending the time and resources to make sure they have the proper training?
What would a company be like if its employees were completely disengaged drones? Think of it. Yuck! You probably would not want to be a customer and it can’t be fun to work there either. It doesn’t sound like a sustainable company.
Most organizations risk creating the metaphorical 'tree house' by failing to care and nourish the roots of their people. Focusing on nurturing rather than clean up is the preferable approach to growing your company.
Owning the whole creates a significant difference between organizations successfully executing on strategies and those struggling to realize the intended results.
Leaders are so focused on their piece of the puzzle, they miss the big picture. Harness talent into integrated and simplified priorities for their organization.
We all know we can't buy love, but that doesn't stop companies from trying to buy employee engagement, loyalty, or company pride. Learn four ways to naturally gain employee loyalty.
All work and no play will make you more than dull. If you haven’t played at work for a while, here’s what you’re missing.
If you want people to “play” with others they need to understand the rules of the game! That means engaging individuals in how their efforts impact their team’s success and how their team’s success contributes to the overall achievements of the company.
The vision that leaders create is only as strong as the commitment they get from everybody else. Read a few ways to reach this balance.
Whether your company’s vision is posted on a wall or embedded in your operations comes down to a question of balance. Here’s the question you need to answer!
Building a bike means a lot more when you know who’s going to ride it. See how this applies in business.
People want to go on a meaningful journey. There is more drama and adventure in companies than on a reality show, but it’s paved over by sterilized PowerPoints. How will you turn your strategy into an adventure story?