When is employee engagement a priority?

Why do so many organisations run annual employee engagement surveys and then do nothing with the results? It seems everyone knows they should be doing something about it, but it never quite becomes a priority. After we complete an engagement survey with a client, we...

Do I get it? Can I do it? Do I care?

There is much written about employee engagement these days; most of it obvious and some of it useful. However, most indicators focus on outcomes that are at best ambiguous. One leading employee engagement consultancy focuses on what the company does to “motivate...

There's no such thing as a 'blame' culture!

These days everyone is a culture expert. We use negative words such as ‘blame’, sexist’, ‘toxic’ or ‘disrespectful’ to describe dysfunctional or bad cultures; and words such as ‘innovative’, ‘agile’ and ‘inclusive’ to describe positive or aspirational cultures. But...

Two steps to heaven

‘Do your people execute your strategy?’     AND  ‘Do your people love your business?’ If you can answer ‘YES’ to these two questions, congratulations, you have given yourself a great chance of success. However, if you read these two questions and think ‘if only’ then...

Employee engagement is more than just a survey!

Research continuously shows that employee engagement contributes to increased profitability, yet most organizations still have no formal engagement strategy in place and two-thirds of employees globally are disengaged. The key word in the previous sentence is...