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Defining Employee Engagement: It Helps if You Can See It in Action

Defining Employee Engagement: It Helps if You Can See It in Action | Performance Project | Scoop.it
One of the most common questions I’m asked is, “how do you define employee engagement?
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This is good insight on why using examples from the performing arts can be good messages for leadership and management  -- stories portray good examples of engagement.

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The Performance Project

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The Performance Project” is focused on lessons for leadership and management from live performing arts, music, theatre, and dance, and from sports.

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The following link is to a song, "Why" from "Tick, Tick, Boom!"  Thanks to Michael Ingersoll, (Under the Streetlamp, Jersey Boys) for giving me:  "Over and over and over til we got it right."  It's clearly the theme song for this topic and The Performance  Project.  Message to leaders and managers:  PRACTICE! PRACTICE! PRACTICE!


Why -- from Tick, Tick, Boom


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Want to Find Your Passion and Become Massively Successful ? This True Olympic Story Will Inspire You All Week

Want to Find Your Passion and Become Massively Successful ? This True Olympic Story Will Inspire You All Week | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Gwen Jorgensen won a gold medal in Rio, and demonstrated how the Rule of Good Enough can help you achieve success.
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The Power of a Leader’s Apology

The Power of a Leader’s Apology | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I was re-watching the movie Star Trek Into Darkness, and I arrived at one section toward the end where the crew of a crippled USS Enterprise was facing imminent destruction. Despite all of Captain Kirk’s pleading, the enemy continued to charge up their weapons. Faced with defeat, Captain Kirk turned to his crew and…
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7 Ways Pokemon Can Help You Motivate the Workforce

7 Ways Pokemon Can Help You Motivate the Workforce | Performance Project | Scoop.it
The recent news is filled with outrageous stories about what is happening to the Pokemon Go players. I’ll admit, I’m not a gamer, but I’m baffled by the behavior of the players. It’s as if they shift into a hypnotic state once starting the game. A good phrase I heard was, “Zombie aPOKEalyspe!” It’s a
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Are You Wasting Your Talent?

Are You Wasting Your Talent? | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Chazz Palminteri wrote the wonderful screenplay, a favorite of mine, A Bronx Tale. The film is set in the 1960s and chronicles several life events of a youn
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What to Do With the Occasional Rock Star Employee

What to Do With the Occasional Rock Star Employee | Performance Project | Scoop.it
My new high-end coffee brewer drives me absolutely insane. It brews the absolute perfect cup of java – hot nectar of the gods – about every third day. T
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Some interesting parallels here to the writing I've been doing on the Performance Project

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Weekly Wrap: What Logical Lessons Managers Can Learn From Mr. Spock

Weekly Wrap: What Logical Lessons Managers Can Learn From Mr. Spock | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Mr. Spock has died. He lived long, and prospered. Of course, Star Trek's Mr. Spock, the character, will still be around because fictional people never really
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How to Hire Like 'Star Wars' Director J.J. Abrams

How to Hire Like 'Star Wars' Director J.J. Abrams | Performance Project | Scoop.it
You may not be making blockbusters, but maybe you should hire like someone who is.
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An Interviewing Lesson From 'Downton Abbey'

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Did you ever think that you would learn something about your job search from a TV show? Here's an interviewing lesson from Downton Abbey.
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What Every CEO Can Learn From Taylor Swift's Grammy Acceptance Speech

What Every CEO Can Learn From Taylor Swift's Grammy Acceptance Speech | Performance Project | Scoop.it
When Taylor Swift delivered her second acceptance speech of the night at the 2016 Grammy Awards, her words became required listening for every CEO, founder, and leader on how to turn controversy into a win.
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Profile – Review: John Michael Coppola

Profile – Review:  John Michael Coppola | Performance Project | Scoop.it

I had the opportunity to spend almost three hours with John Michael Coppola on Saturday, 1/23/16.  John Michael was in the Chicago cast of "Jersey Boys."  The was three times more valuable than even my initial high expectations.  One of the key things I learned from John Michael was a clarification of the role (and importance) of "swings" in a Broadway show.  Being prepared to step into any one of multiple roles with very little notice is a message every professional needs to know.  Another great learning point from the performing arts.

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A Focus on the Force: What the New “Star Wars” Teaches Us About Mentorship

A Focus on the Force: What the New “Star Wars” Teaches Us About Mentorship | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues to blow up existing box-office records like they were Alderaan and it was the Death Star. Whether you’re a raving f
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CAREEREALISM

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What do Sir Richard Branson and Lady Gaga have in common? Here are some tips to power up your personal brand like they have.
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7 Ways Pokemon Can Help You Motivate the Workforce

7 Ways Pokemon Can Help You Motivate the Workforce | Performance Project | Scoop.it
The recent news is filled with outrageous stories about what is happening to the Pokemon Go players. I’ll admit, I’m not a gamer, but I’m baffled by the behavior of the players. It’s as if they shift into a hypnotic state once starting the game. A good phrase I heard was, “Zombie aPOKEalyspe!” It’s a
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Team Building and the Art of the Swing

Team Building and the Art of the Swing | Performance Project | Scoop.it
After Satya Nadella became CEO of Microsoft in 2014, he referenced the book, Boys in the Boat, a memoir about the Olympic quest by the 1936 University of Washington men’s rowing team, in a memo to the entire company. He said, There is a thing that sometimes happens in rowing that is hard
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What Pokemon Go Taught Me About Talent Management

What Pokemon Go Taught Me About Talent Management | Performance Project | Scoop.it
This past week, I joined the 7.5 million people who downloaded the Pokémon Go mobile game and began my journey to catch all 151 original Pokémon monsters. Pokémon Go has more downloads in its first week of existence than popular dating app Tinder has had in its entire four-year existence, and is expected
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Doing the Tough Stuff: What Managers Can Learn From (Gulp!) Kim Kardashian

Doing the Tough Stuff: What Managers Can Learn From (Gulp!) Kim Kardashian | Performance Project | Scoop.it
It's troubling what passes for management wisdom these days, so I've learned to not be picky and simply take it where I find it. And believe it or not, this
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This Legendary Rock Band Knows How to Hire Better Than You

This Legendary Rock Band Knows How to Hire Better Than You | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Hiring for skills and cultural fit is important, but there's another critical element to finding great people who function well in a corporate environment: bringing on team players.
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Chess For Progress: How A Grandmaster Is Using The Game To Teach Life Skills

Chess For Progress: How A Grandmaster Is Using The Game To Teach Life Skills | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Grandmaster Maurice Ashley travels across the U.S. to teach students to play chess and apply its tactics and strategies to their lives. A former student reflects on the lifelong lessons he taught her.
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Popular TV and Films Love to Hate HR

Popular TV and Films Love to Hate HR | Performance Project | Scoop.it
TV shows and movies are notorious for portraying HR managers and consultants as villainous, frosty, conniving, deceptive, ineffectual and bumbling.
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Yes, Most of Your Employees Don’t Want to Put Up With Office Politics

Yes, Most of Your Employees Don’t Want to Put Up With Office Politics | Performance Project | Scoop.it
I have just recently gotten into House of Cards. I didn’t think I was going to enjoy it as much as I do, but I am. As I have shared with my friends, it is
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Practice for Tough Situations as You’d Practice a Sport

Practice for Tough Situations as You’d Practice a Sport | Performance Project | Scoop.it

Sadly, corporate training for these situations is notoriously ineffective. We learn new skills in safe situations with few repercussions for mistakes, yet we often have to perform in pressure-filled situations with the potential for great consequences. Our scripted remarks are of little use in unscripted and unpredictable situations.

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In Real Life HR, an Employee Who Punches a Fellow Employee Gets Fired

In Real Life HR, an Employee Who Punches a Fellow Employee Gets Fired | Performance Project | Scoop.it
The world of the NBA brings us the real live HR Game Show – What Would You Do? I know most of you could care less about professional basketball, and I prom
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Another occasional reference from sports -- but a very good one.

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Perfecting My Backhand Is a Lot Like My Business Strategy

In this series, professionals describe the skills they’re building this year. Read the stories here, then write your own (use #SkillsGap in the body of your post). My advice in these LinkedIn columns
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As America ages, museums are adapting to audiences with memory loss

As America ages, museums are adapting to audiences with memory loss | Performance Project | Scoop.it

On the Mpls. Institute of Art's "Discover Your Story" tours, art history takes a back seat to the feelings and recollections that the works might bring to the surface.

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I consider museums, particularly as some are evolving today, to be connected to the  performing arts.  This article shows why that connection is becoming clearer1

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