What Our Political Leaders can learn from Business

As the official campaign for the 2015 UK general election is about to get underway on March 30th, it is fascinating to see the jockeying for position that is already taking place. Parties are already declaring that they would not work together under any circumstances, if no majority position is reached and a coalition needs […]

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Captain My Captain!

One of my favourite films is the classic Robin Williams movie ‘Dead Poets Society’ in which he inspires his class of ivy-league schoolboys through the triumphs of those sporting heroes who had walked the corridors of his school in years past.  While Williams is a great recent loss to his profession; the memory of his […]

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My personal brand

Last week, the employee engagement movement, Engage for Success (www.engageforsuccess.org), published several presentations from contributors to their industry workgroup debate about the future of engagement. The respective points of view were broad, but most group members were in agreement about the vital contribution that must be made (both allowed and fostered) by employees. If firms […]

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The 9 Signs that show you have an Employee Engagement Problem

If you recognise any of the following signs, the chances are your organisation is struggling with an employee engagement problem. It might be worth your while exploring the causes in more depth; Your staff survey tells you – if you run a regular survey and it explores all the key elements of employee engagement, then […]

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Here’s how to get More Value from your Staff

I bet there are days when you simply wouldn’t believe it, but you’re actually going to get more value from your staff when you give them more…because you and your staff want different things. You want performance, they want fulfilment (in whichever way they define it) Yet you know how it happens. As business gets […]

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Employee Engagement Weekly News – 15th May 2014

All the Employee Engagement news worth reading Each week we bring you the best news and articles on Employee Engagement (and the related areas of leadership, learning and development, organisational culture and motivation) and all in bit size chunks.  Here they are for this week; The Pay-for-Performance Fallacy – 13th May 2014 This is a […]

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Employee Engagement Weekly News – on 8th May 2014

Each week we provide you with a bite size round up of the interesting, useful and informative articles we’ve been reading on the topic of employee engagement (and related areas of leadership, learning and development, organisational culture and motivation).  Here are this week’s must reads; Employee Engagement Levels are Rising The good news, from the […]

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