workforce culture

In Search of High Performance

Written by Mary Ann Masarech, Employee Engagement Lead Consultant Fully engaged employees are enthused and in gear. That means their willingness to perform is backed up by their individual talents, alignment with organizational priorities, coaching from their managers, and the resources that they need to achieve results. Yet one of the poorest performing items on

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Align Your Employees!

Seems Kind of Obvious: Align Your Employees!

Written by an excerpt from The Engagement Equation: Leadership Strategies for an Inspired Workforce If engagement in your organization needs a boost, there is a better solution than installing latte machines or allowing employees to bring their dogs to work: align them to what is most important to your organization. Getting all employees aligned to

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What ‘Live’ Kelly and Michael saga teaches us about communication during reorganization and change

Written by: Priya Bates, President, Inner Strength Communication Inc. “This started a conversation about communication, and consideration and most importantly respect in the workplace.” Kelly Ripa Not many of us have time to watch ‘Live’ with Kelly and Michael, especially if you have a day-time job; but for the past week, I’ve been watching the saga and

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Small “Reminders”Keep Culture Alive

First published in HR People and Strategy For a number of years, I worked at the New York City headquarters of the advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather. One unmistakable part of the experience was being greeted every morning by bright red wall-to-wall carpeting. Step off the elevator, on any floor, and you were immediately treading

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