Repeating a spiffy mantra each Monday morning could possibly imbue some employees to the company mission. In all likelihood according to a Gallup study more than 70% won't give a rat's hiney. In another study by Gallup it is clear the answers are the same if any of you ever worked for company that billowed "Our employees are our most important asset."
Having worked on a production line, customer service and sales we can recall the employee ambivalence at break time. Us vs Them. Looking for a new kind of employee engagement or leadership speaker to grow your bottom line? Contact us. Go?
After all the training, seminars and countless meetings why hasn't anything changed? It's your management!!! Better management creates better employees.
What can companies do?
- Hire more qualified managers.
- Have managers act more as coaches, giving direction and support.
Employees who feel trusted and are empowered will take the initiative in acting in the best interest of the organization. More than a pay increase this requires trust. Below are 10 metrics noted by Officevibe to bear in mind when improving employee engagement. They are writes Marcel Schwantes for Inc:
- Personal growth
- Relationships with managers
- Relationships with colleagues
- Company alignment
There are many types of leadership positions. Countless ways to help employees to know that their rowing the boat as meaning. They want to matter and be appreciated. Doing so cost so little compared to the cost of acquiring and retaining employees and customers. Just as employees are expected to bring their “A” game if you will to work each day, management is expected to do likewise. Most managers use the excuse that they are in meetings. Looking for a new kind of employee engagement or leadership speaker to grow your bottom line? Contact us. Go?
That is merely a “reason” to escape their real duty to inspire employees to create products and services that wo customers to return. A manager can do this by creating a culture at least within his or her team of dynamic servant leadership. The more they shine, sparkle and flair the more you do too. Jim Woods
Jim Woods is a successful leadership trainer and speaker and executive coach. He speaks on employee engagement, leadership and change management, leading instead of managing and customer service. He is an author, a former fifth grade and university teacher with an impressive resume. He is beloved by audiences. To schedule a speaking engagement with Jim contact him at Speaking. Connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin.