Employee Engagement

The Leadership Habit Podcast- Episode 2 – Trends in Talent Management with Kathleen Quinn Votaw

In Episode 2 of our podcast, our host, Jenn DeWall speaks with talent management expert Kathleen Quinn Votaw. She is the president and founder of Talentrust. Talentrust is revolutionizing how companies find, keep and grow great people. After nearly two decades of earning accolades in the staffing industry, Kathleen determined that traditional models don’t always… read more

How to be an Effective Story Teller

Storytelling has been a business buzzword for the past few years for good reason. First, stories are a great way to connect employees to the organizational mission and to each other. Second, stories are a great way for customers to connect with your brand and want to do business with you. Let’s consider two approaches.… read more

5 Tips to Increase Employee Engagement and Improve Workplace Performance

High turnover? Decreased employee engagement? Low productivity? If you are experiencing these problems, this article is for you. According to a Gallup survey, teams with high employee engagement rates are 21% more productive. Imagine how having an effective employee experience that focuses on engagement can improve your profitability! Productivity and employee engagement are directly correlated,… read more

5 Reasons You Need To Improve Employee Engagement Now

You may have heard that there is an employee engagement crisis in the workforce—only 13% of employees are engaged worldwide. But what makes a lack of employee engagement a crisis? Why should you invest your limited resources to improve employee engagement? Here are five compelling reasons you need to improve employee engagement for the long-term… read more

Gauging Employee Engagement With 12 Questions

Employee engagement is one element in gauging how effective you are as a manager. In their book, “First Break All the Rules”, Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman determined 12 questions matter more than any other when determining how engaged employees are. Consider asking these questions and getting some honest feedback. The best managers, Buckingham and… read more

The Secret to Creating Team Buy-In

As leaders, you no doubt have plenty of initiatives on your plate. Simply off-loading the initiatives onto your team is not ideal. Instead, create buy-in for them which will in turn provide an instant boost to productivity, morale, employee turnover, and job satisfaction. Be firm with goals and flexible with initiatives: Goals indicate where you… read more

5 Dimensions of Employee Engagement

  According to a recent Harvard Business Review Article, “Where Employee Surveys on Burnout and Engagement Go Wrong,” engagement surveys often don’t tell the full story. Indeed, asking employees how well they like their job typically results in an exaggerated response as employees seek to maintain harmony between themselves and their employer. Rather than outright… read more