Kenexa’s research shows the HR function has become too distanced from the employee population, leading to a misunderstanding of where the employee mindset truly is.
As in all powerful customer relationships, we hope to help you see the challenge and opportunity of strategy execution through people… from their view
Purpose and meaning are two powerful and motivating forces. As a leader, it is important never to underestimate how important these things are for your people
In his book The Upside of Irrationality, Dan Ariely uses a series of experiments to shed insight into human behavior and why our actions often defy logic and intuition.
A group at Root recently completed an analysis of proven approaches that lead to high-performing individuals and, ultimately, a high-performing organization. Learn how you can apply them to your organization.
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.
Executives don’t know how to get their people on board and engaged in the process of implementing a new strategy. Largely this is because leaders underestimate the importance of a story to help people make sense of the world.
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!
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.
If your managers don't see their main job as "leading people," your company won't get where it wants to go.
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.
If leaders think like marketers and treat employees the same way they would customers, the implementation of a new strategy would go much different.
Design is more than just a fancy logo. Great design has the ability to deliver objectives and results in a way that drives change in any 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.
Strategic change is a process that takes time and it must be planned out to deliver those first steps of success and ensure sustainment.
There are four key concepts that contribute to building employment engagement and improving productivity.
Creating a culture just to have a culture after a merger and acquisition will not help you achieve success. These five questions will help create a culture of competence that is focused around aligning organizational focus, capability, systems, and processes.
If you’ve ever been passed over when teams choose up sides, you know what if feels like not to belong. Read how that plays out in business.
When allocating training dollars, don’t overlook your managers’ and supervisors’ needs. If they aren’t excellent people-leaders, what are the consequences for your employees? Here’s why you need to focus one step up from the frontline.
The perennial advice to college grads is “find yourself.” Root CEO Jim Haudan (and others) suggest the real point is to “lose yourself.” It’s a real Root of Engagement.