Employee engagement: What it is and why it matters

Employee engagement: What it is and why it matters

Do a Google search for “employee engagement” and you’ll discover an overwhelming amount of definitions, most of them filled with superfluous jargon. This variety of opinions adds to the challenge of defining engagement for your employees and your organization. Since...
Motivate your team by asking “why”

Motivate your team by asking “why”

Asking “why?” is critical to motivating ourselves and others. As children, we were naturally curious. We asked “why?” when we began to talk: “Why is the sky blue?” “Why is the sun yellow?” When parents answered a question, we usually followed with another “why?” As...
Do you value your employees?

Do you value your employees?

No matter the environment – whether at work, at home, in our friendships, in our accomplishments – the majority of us need to feel valued in what we do. In fact, according to a survey conducted through the American Psychological Association’s Center for Organizational...