Ahead of the Curve
Increase the Profound Impact of Strengths Interventions - How to increase profits by focusing on your team’s strengths.Wednesday, January 3rd
Given low workplace engagement and high worker expectations about their jobs, companies need to focus on playing to the strengths of their employees, rather than help them improve on their weaknesses. Traditionally, employees are assigned where they are most needed in the organization, rather than placed where they can do the most good. The use of strengths interventions, defined as activities... more
Are managers the reason why employees don’t seem to be as engaged as they should be? According to a Gallup study, this could very well be the case as it revealed that 85% of employees worldwide are not engaged or are actively disengaged in their job. The State of the Global Workplace study of 7,272 workers showed that one in two left their job because of a manager they didn’t get along with.... more
As Abraham Lincoln said, “you can’t please all of the people all of the time.” Your employees, however, are the ones you should always try to keep happy and engaged,... more
You have a terrific employee on staff. They shine in their work and commitment to the company—or so you thought. Until the day they ask to speak to you behind closed doors and tender their resignation. Your stomach sinks. Of course, your first question is why?
The answer most likely lies within. For some reason, that employee didn’t feel engaged. Here’s why that happens, and how... more