Category: Employee Engagement

12 Steps to Employee Engagement

Back in 2005, the Gallup organization put together a 12-question survey designed to gauge how engaged a company’s employees are. Applying this survey in a number of studies confirmed a correlation between people who score high for engagement and superior performance. Has your company taken the time to determine how engaged your employees are? If […]

Applying Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs To The Workplace

1. Physiological Needs Abraham Maslow realized that people need to deal with the survival needs before they move on to any other level of needs. If they do not have the necessary food, clothing, water, shelter — or comparable elements to survive — they are not likely to be concerned about learning new skills to […]

Penguin Power

What can we learn from penguins? Even though we vary in size, shape and skin tone, we’re all part of the human race, and as such, we can work together to make sure everyone has their fair share – that everyone has their time in the “toasty center.” We can share the work and the responsibility in our jobs, our families and our communities, perhaps even making sacrifices for those yet to come. After all, each of us CAN make a difference.

Water Your Attitude of Gratitude and Watch It Grow

Water the seedling. Pour on the praise. Letting someone know they are doing a good job with an in-person thank you is priceless. It’s like a refreshing rain after a dry spell and serves to sustain growth for an extended period of time.

Lead with Vision

Right now a lot of changes are being made in the way businesses are run due to the tough economy. The companies that will survive and thrive are those with leaders who possess a vision of the future of their businesses – those who can already see where their organization will go.

The Benefits of Integrity

When you follow your own moral compass and do what you think is right, you achieve a sense of completeness. If you disobey your own value system, you become divided, unbalanced and uneasy.

Vince Lombardi Winning Speech

Motivational quote containing Green Bay Packers football coach Vince Lombardi’s famous “What it Takes to be Number One” speech along with commentary about what constitutes winning.