U.S. companies spend $350 billion per year trying to increase the productivity of disengaged workers, but much of it is wasted because they’re throwing money at a problem they don’t truly understand. Engaged workers are also motivated workers; but what exactly is motivation? How do you define it? Check out the difference between optimal and suboptimal motivation,
how they affect your organization’s productivity, and the three steps you can take to increase it.
Who experiences greater levels of stress: you or your boss? When we ask this question while teaching workshops on leadership, nearly all the bosses in the room respond that they are the ones under greater stress. They’re wrong. Hard data makes it clear that non-leaders experience greater stress, and in many instances it has a negative effect on their performance.
While a talent management strategy that unifies every phase of the employee lifecycle is critical to building a resilient, engaged workforce, it’s only the beginning. Getting the most from your people—while keeping them ...Read more