Thank Different. Employee engagement is a key element to any successful business. In today’s knowledge economy, your most valuable assets are your people. All organizations need to have a strategy to engage & align their team to achieve their business goals. In a highly competitive world - the ability to retain, attract & engage your staff can be the difference between success & failure. Kudos is a corporate social network with a peer-to-peer recognition system designed to engage your teams with enhanced communication, collaboration, appreciation & recognition.
More than half (62%) of organisations surveyed say employee engagement is their top HR priotity in 2013, according to research by law firm Speechly Bircham and King’s College London. Its “State of HR survey 2013: recovery in sight?
Managing people is not an exact science. Every new person adds a new dimension to how a group and company works and functions. You should try to hire the best people for the role but people who are also the best fit will allow you to try and create a chemistry that can lead to success. In the end, process is the only thing you can control in a business. Execution, enthusiam and culture are vairables that you can try to effect with an operating philosophy and the right tools. Even being quick to promote people out of the comany that are a negaivie effect on chemistry and culture is also a good idea.
Anyone that tells you that their is one sure fire way to create success is just telling you what worked for them at that moment in time with the poeple they had. It can be motivtaing and help creaet short burts of enthusiam. It does not mean it is a sure fire way to repeat that same success. It comes back to operating philosophy, values and processes. It is more of a road map then a exact diretions. I beleive in this road map.
Give your team a vision
Respect your players
Give them opportunities to succeed
Show you value thier contributions
and give your team a goals and hold them accountable
These are the things that all good coaches do in sports and the ones that follow this process alwasy seem to have winning records. It works for buiness too. It is not an exact science but it does seem to produce better then average results.
Top 25 Quotes To Discover The Leader In You Forbes I was inspired by author Dave Kerpen's recent article that shared his top 25 leadership quotes. As he aptly noted, great quotes inspire us to change, to grow, and to become our best selves.
For a leader – or anyone else who wants to succeed at hiring and retaining the very best talent – listening is a crucial skill. Because when you tune the wrong people and information out, you’re depriving yourself of priceless tools that will enable you to take your career, and life, to new levels of workplace fulfillment, reward and fun.
I’m drawing together my ideas around Social Leadership to create a series of models and expand it into a book. Today i’m presenting a first draft of the top level model (i expect this to be the first iteration of many…). The NET model explores three dimensions for Social Leadership. This model looks across the skills and behaviours i’ve already introduced and groups them into three dimensions that we need to master: Narrative, Engagement and Technology.
Want to influence more people and build your reputation online? Here are five ways to do it. There was a time when the word "leader" brought a very specific profile to mind: strong, influential, and known around the world.
As the workplace changes, the economy continues to struggle and employees remain paralyzed by the fear of uncertainty, leaders are trying hard to make a positive impact in people’s lives. People are challenged to remain motivated.