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The power of visualization is that it creates a clear picture that enables everyone to constructively discuss their opinions in a more thoughtful way.
This excerpt from the book INSIGHT takes us on a journey of self-exploration, showing us how to survive and thrive an increasingly delusional world.
Why is it worth investing time to create a pre-performance routine? Because, it can put you in the right state of mind to boost your chance of success.
You have a new strategy and need employee engagement ideas? Combining metaphors, visualization and discussion enables your strategy to be a success.
Emotional intelligence is just as (if not more) important than technical skill. Here are seven reasons why emotional intelligence is so important.
Engaging people in your company culture takes more than ping pong and a stocked snack room. A compelling organizational purpose is key to your culture.
Everyone has their way to motivate a team; here’s how we do it at Root. Motivating a team is a rewarding experience that has a lasting impact.
When you are the early bird, the world is a different place. Learn how waking up at 4am can have a dramatic benefit on your day.
Disruption. That’s a word that can be misused or even mistaken for a buzzword and it’s anything but. To be a disruptor means to evoke palpable change
It's important to create meaningful lives so here are three things smart people do to create meaningful lives for themselves.
Engaging your employees in the big picture illustrates the need to change and allows them to come to their own conclusions on why change is a must.
Visuals are powerful storytelling tools because they allow you to see the big picture. Read how a visual helped everyone see what was really being discussed.
In most organizations change is hard, that's why using visuals can help everyone see what is really happening.
Gallup shows that employee engagement has risen 5%. So is employee engagement getting better? Find out if 5% is enough and why you should care about it.
To create employee engagement strategies that last, it takes more than a ping pong table and snacks. Here some people actually care about at work.
The innate form of communication is visuals. Learn how visuals can help a strategy roll out be successful by ensuring everyone sees the same strategy.
When you want to improve your onboarding program focus on Day 1. Day 1
There are 4 reason why storytelling is so powerful and enables you to tell your sustainability story successfully. Start telling stories today!
Engaging millennials at work with gamification improves learning and meets them where they are, their phone! Learn why 'mobile first' can have a big impact.
Learn how you can start using a comic in your business to help enable effective strategic communication.
Build better employee engagement by creating super super fan employees. Super fan employees are game changers to their organizations.
Creating a world-class onboarding program with these 7 traits ensures your new strategy will be a success.
It's time to start engaging Millennials at work. Studies find that recent college graduates are not engaged in their work, it's time to change that.
Let's make 2017 the year where we get beyond the buzzword and start using real words to create a shared meaning among all employees.
To unlock employee potential you need to give them the key, or multiple keys. Study what is already working and share it with the rest of your employees.
Make it a better workday by saying these things to front line employees. Follow the words with actions to show that you mean them.
If you follow through with transparency and flexibility working hand-in-hand, the end result is happier, more engaged employees
People love a good story and it’s not just because stories are entertaining. We are wired for storytelling. The short story about stories is that they sell.
Root can help show you the big picture of change so you know how much longer you need to fight.
Millennials. They’re entering the workforce in droves, and they’re not very quiet about it.
All of us can learn from one another if we take the time to open up and listen. Even community leaders, politicians, and CEOs have room to learn a lesson.
DuPont Pioneer leaders wanted to increase employee engagement with better clarity, alignment and focus on the company strategy, its process and growth plans
Perspectives on how to anticipate, understand, and initiate conversations with your people to build engagement and improve performance.
40% of employees don’t understand their company’s purpose. If you don’t know what your company stands for how can you derive the pride of purpose.
Connecting purpose and meaning at the various levels of the business is something that organizations don’t always do and it has detrimental effects.
What’s the case for storytelling? The mind processes information faster and better when it's in the form of something memorable and cohesive, like a story.
Thinking of engagement as a means to successful strategic change rather than an end in itself,than investing in engagement becomes vital to performance.
Are you tapped into your employees? Are you confident they understand the driving force behind your company? If you can’t answer “yes”,take a closer listen.
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.
Anyone can be creative, but there must be an environment that spurs and facilitates that creativity.Time to forgo traditional mindsets and predictability.
Work with your people to get something on paper – images, words, ideas. Encourage everyone to contribute through every iteration of the visual.
At a time where creativity and strategic innovation is falling short and change is a way of life, people are not showing up at work engaged in what they do.
We have unique ways to engage people, make it interactive, and appeal to both right-brain and left-brain thinkers to help them draw their own conclusions.
A fear-free, open environment encourages people to share ideas. If people know it’s safe to share their thoughts in the workplace, the floodgates open.
Without effective dialogue, achieving real results can be challenging. But how do you ensure the dialogue in your organization is genuine and meaningful?
Our experience bridging the divide between the “smart” and the “healthy” stuff shows that most companies still outsource the engagement of people to HR.
I would argue employee engagement is owned by the executive team, the same way they are responsible for managing all of the other critical assets.
The bottom line is Border's lost its focus on the customer, its purpose for being, and most importantly its people - the 'burning platform' wasn't enough.
Think about companies where employees are engaged. Southwest Airlines or Zappos? It’s a totally different customer experience.
An organization is only as strong as its root system or foundation - mainly it's employees and how engaged they are in the big picture strategy.
The real key is each team member must own the whole before their piece: They must sacrifice the area they represent for the overall good of the company.
Design is essentially a rational, logical, sequential process intended to solve problems or initiate change in man-made things
Employees can truly love their organizations only when they are committed to the organization’s vision, understand the strategy and how they contribute
Jim Haudan spoke at an event where he explained how organizations can inspire people, create change, and make a difference
the essence of her golden touch was that she figured out long ago that giving and growing were inseparable. You couldn’t have one without the other.
Cartoons aren't just for the Sunday funnies. Using them at the office opens minds to new ideas by suspending disbelief, so why not a cartoon?
“Our employees are too smart for visuals,” that they’re “analytical and data-driven.", but those same people are using images or visuals to solve problems!
We often build principles of play into our creative methods to solve business problems and build employee engagement along the way.
There is no silver bullet for simultaneously establishing a compelling vision and engendering employee engagement for execution
The question became, “How can we balance the need for leaders to establish their vision while gaining commitment from more employees?”
Is your company at a crossroads on next steps, don't now how to respond to changes, or how to communicate new strategies - storyboards might be the answer
Building a sense of belonging to the team of the future for your people is an important proactive art of leadership and engagement.
Any investment in helping managers be better employee coaches can have a lasting and significant impact on the success of your business.
The perennial advice to college grads is “find yourself.” Root CEO Jim Haudan (and others) suggest the real point is to “lose yourself.”
One of the fastest ways to provide a common understanding is through a story or a visual. Film marries both approaches in less time.
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