12 Daily Employee Engagement Prescriptions for 2012

David Zinger

Here are 12 prescriptions for Employee Engagement in 2012. Ask yourself if you really need any more data before you engage. Only measure employee engagement elements that you are ready, willing, and able to change. Set 3 to 6 daily focused power periods from 10 to 30 minutes to fully engage in specific tasks. Be mindful and masterful in helping others engage more fully in their work. Engagement only comes alive as a verb so engage today!

Number 1 – 12 Daily Employee Engagement Prescriptions for 2012 (Five Zingers From 2012)

David Zinger

The top blog post for 2012 from David Zinger – Happy New Year and all the Best in 2013. Here are 12 prescriptions for Employee Engagement in 2012. Ask yourself if you really need any more data before you engage. Only measure employee engagement elements that you are ready, willing, and able to change. Set 3 to 6 daily focused power periods from 10 to 30 minutes to fully engage in specific tasks.

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4 ways to use your corporate social responsibility days

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Employees want to work for organizations that are making socially responsible choices regarding their products and services, business practices, and as members of the communities in which they operate. Successful companies tend to be deeply engaged with their community and committed to social efforts such as charities, social causes and the environment. There is a direct correlation between corporate social responsibility and employee engagement.

What the class of 2012 can teach us about employee engagement

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What’s the best way to attract top talent from the Class of 2012? In order to successfully recruit, retain, and inspire these Millennials, you should focus your engagement strategy based on their motivations and desire for choice. recently polled over 8,000 students across the country to uncover the Class of 2012’s expectations about entering the workforce. Employee Engagement Employee Retention employee rewards Millennials

Number 3 – Gamification and Employee Engagement (Five Zingers From 2012)

David Zinger

Number 3 of the top 5 blog posts from David Zinger 2012. A personal quest to improve work and well-being through the principles of engagement and gamification. Buzz for the 2012 Experiment. I have been playing with engagement, gamification, work, and well-being this year. Employee Engagement David Zinger gamification top 5 blog posts

ACE 2012 attendees: You’ve been recognized!

Achievers

The A chievers Customer Experience event ( A CE 2012) is now behind us, and we couldn’t have made it happen without our guests. We’d like to recognize our customers, prospects, industry thought leaders and business community for connecting with us at A CE 2012. Attendees learned how to make employees most successful with examples from best-in-class companies using recognition. Thank you to everyone that attended A CE 2012. We did it!

Is 2012 the Year of the Woman?

Achievers

Maybe in 2012? The post Is 2012 the Year of the Woman? appeared first on [engage]- The Employee Success and Engagement Blog by Achievers. Employee Engagement guest post women in workplaceGuest post written by: Laurie Ruettimann. Twenty years ago, I graduated from high school. This makes me old enough to remember when 1992 was labeled “the year of the woman” in America.

Employee Engagement: Achieve Strong Results

David Zinger

Results: Strengthen the Pyramid of Employee Engagement One Block at a Time. I developed the 10 block pyramid of employee engagement model to demonstrate the keys to employee engagement. This will make the engagement work more robust while also enhancing my wellbeing through the application of strengths in the service of others. Not all will have the same bullet point format but all will involve a structured application of strengths to engagement.

IMPACT 2012 Quick Wrapup

Bersin with Deloitte

IMPACT 2012 was amazing this week. For those of you who couldn't make it, let me give you a few highlights: The conference theme was "Building Business Agility" – and throughout the conference more than 450 HR and L&D executives attended sessions on how to build global programs, drive employee engagement, create continuous learning programs, […]. The post IMPACT 2012 Quick Wrapup appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

Employee Engagement: Strengthening Wellbeing

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Strengths Make Me Well. The pyramid of employee engagement offers a model of the 10 blocks of employee engagement. To learn more with a chance to be interactive on strengths and engagement plan to attend an educational workshop in London on the importance of strengths for employee engagement and a fusion of the pyramid of employee engagement with a strength-based approach to work.

How employee engagement affects the bottom line

Achievers

“Did you know that employee engagement is no longer a competitive advantage but a basic organizational requirement to achieve business results? 71% of American workers are ‘not engaged’ or ‘actively disengaged’ in their work. This leaves 29% of American workers who are engaged or involved in and enthusiastic about their work. The post How employee engagement affects the bottom line appeared first on [engage]- The Employee Success and Engagement Blog by Achievers.

ACE 2012 week: Spotlight on valuable best practices

Achievers

Welcome to day two of A CE 2012 Week! A chievers is buzzing with anticipation as we prepare to execute our annual A chievers Customer Experience ( A CE 2012) event this Thursday and Friday at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Ontario. What makes A CE 2012 so A mazing? For example, during the workshop Decentralized Organizations – How to Make Culture work , attendees can look forward to discussions around recognition and employee engagement.

How compliance can stifle employee engagement

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Do you ever wonder why the most engaged employees learn from mistakes, take risks, and come up with clever new ideas? Organizations empower these types of employees to make the right choices. Engaged employees are successful because they raise the bar and challenge processes with critical thinking. Obedient employees embody most workforces since they follow instructions. Engaged employees are proactive. Employee Engagement

ACE 2012: Thursday keynote sessions and evening entertainment

Achievers

It’s time for the A chievers Customer Experience ( A CE 2012) to begin; registration is already underway and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome our guests. It’s hard to pinpoint our favorite things about Thursday’s A CE 2012 agenda, but we wanted to showcase two aspects that highlight the ways we educate, engage, and entertain at our biggest event of the year: Keynote Speakers: We look forward to two Thursday keynotes from industry experts and thought leaders.

Number 4 – Ten Stops for Employee Engagement (Five Zingers From 2012)

David Zinger

Number 4 of the top 5 blog posts for 2012 from David Zinger. Please come to a complete stop before proceeding… Stop waiting for a magic moment to engage. Stop mistaking engagement as someone else’s job or responsibility. Stop conceptualizing engagement as a problem to be solved. Stop searching for a stronger business case for engagement. Stop thinking of employee engagement as an extra.

Growth companies: 3 tips for employee engagement

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Dear A Advisor, I’m a business owner and I’m very happy that I’ll be able to substantially increase my employee base beginning next year. My current staff have a very high level of engagement, but I know that with growth culture can change. I want to ensure that my new hires can become as engaged as my pre-existing staff. As a business grows, it becomes harder to keep the sense of engagement and passion that existed when your staff was a smaller group.

8 Developments That Stood Out in Employee Engagement in 2012

David Zinger

What stood out for you in Employee Engagement last year? Here is what stood out for me last year in employee engagement: The UK Engage for Success Movement. It was incredible to see the UK rally behind employee engagement with the Engage for Success Movement. This ranged from more work on the business case for engagement and a resource rich website to hundreds of events and actions around the UK. Employee Engagement Pairings.

Employee engagement can be very Pinterest-ing

Achievers

But, given the nature of our blog, I’m going to tell you what Pinterest means to employee engagement. One of the (many) keys to employee engagement is communication & transparency. Sadly, a mere 33% of the workforce believes senior management communicates openly and honestly with employees, resulting in a disengaged workforce. So look at it this way: you need communication and transparency to maximize your employee engagement?

Employee Engagement: Engage!

David Zinger

Engage! How did engage become engagement? If you are a rugby fan could you imagine the scrum starting with “crouch, touch, pause, engagement.” ” Engagement does not work to start action. Don’t freeze up your work with engagement. We don’t engagement at work. We engage. Engage today and you will find that engagement takes care of itself. Employee Engagement David Zinger engage rugby scrum

Employee Engagement Dialogues: Happiness and Engagement

David Zinger

Employee Engagement Dialogues: Alex Kjeulf and David Zinger. Here is the recording and transcript for a 20 minute dialogue with Alex Kjeulf on happiness and engagement. Employee Engagement and Happiness from David Zinger on Vimeo. David Zinger: Hi, my name is David Zinger, and I want to really welcome you today to a focused dialogue on engagement and happiness. David Zinger: We engage with our work as our work engages us.

This just in: Your employee engagement is down

Achievers

Decreased employee empowerment. then it’s time you admit that your employee engagement strategy needs a makeover. Aon Hewitt recently released their disturbing analysis on employee engagement levels in 2011 in workplaces across the world. They reported shockingly low levels of engagement, levels that have failed to increase since 2008. “At It couldn’t be spelled out more clearly for employers: employees + engagement = business results.

Taking ownership: A litmus test for employee engagement

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These initiatives contribute to employee engagement by facilitating personal goals alongside professional ones; companies that invest in their employee’s personal growth as well as professional demonstrate their commitment employees’ holistic happiness and productivity. Our team took ownership of an initiative, but our experience speaks to the how truly engaged teams operate in a professional capacity. Culture Employee Engagement communication

How to enhance employee engagement with team bonding

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The key to business success is employee engagement : engaged employees produce results because when they are in a thriving environment, they are motivated to achieve. Employee engagement is a strategic and collaborative initiative, but will be less effective without a cohesive bond between team members. Nurturing a positive culture is a critical aspect of employee engagement because it directly affects team morale and retention.

The Employee Engagement Revolution

David Zinger

Work is now revolving around employee engagement and recognition. The engagement revolution. The revolution is not a Luddite-like uprising against technology rather a personal, social, and organizational revolution of connection, engagement, recognition, community, invitation, and co-creation. Employee engagement and employee recognition are not something extra we do at work they are embedded in the very fabric and foundation of how we work.

Employee Engagement and Work Criteria

David Zinger

David Zinger is a global employee engagement expert at work on his criteria for work in 2013. Employee Engagement David Zinger Viv McWaters work work criteriaDo you have work criteria? Viv McWaters is one of my favorite bloggers as she posts on Beyond the Edge. I like her sense of connection, community, improvisation, facilitation, and work. I appreciated the criteria she created to determine projects she would work on: Can I make a real contribution?

Employee Engagement: 3 Lessons from the Acorn

David Zinger

Employee Engagement from Acorn to Oak. How does this tough small object become an oak and what does it have to teach up about engagement? Can you see the seeds of employee engagement embedded within tough situations or tough people? 3 Lessons from the acorn: There is the potential of growth and engagement even in the toughest of situations. Growth, development, and engagement do not occur overnight. Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement: Energetic Strengths

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Strong Energy. The pyramid of employee engagement offers a model of the 10 blocks of employee engagement. To learn more with a chance to be interactive on strengths and engagement plan to attend an educational workshop in London on the importance of strengths for employee engagement and a fusion of the pyramid of employee engagement with a strength-based approach to work.

Effective ways to improve employee engagement by “cross training”

Achievers

The answer lies within the employee’s desire to heighten their development and acquire new skills, which may or may not relate to their job title. In order to set up employees for success and foster an engaged workforce, consider offering opportunities to “cross-train,” or develop new skills in a specific field, to reaffirm that the organization supports professional and personal growth. Encourage employees to collaborate and “cross-train” together.

10 Stops for Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Please come to a complete stop before proceeding… Stop waiting for a magic moment to engage. Stop mistaking engagement as someone else’s job or responsibility. Stop conceptualizing engagement as a problem to be solved. Stop searching for a stronger business case for engagement. Stop thinking of employee engagement as an extra. Stop seeing the CEO or President as someone other than an employee.

Employee engagement: Just a tweet, like and plus away!

Achievers

So, how does this affect your employee engagement strategy? Well, it means that a large majority (if not ALL) of your employees are using social media on a regular basis. And what better way to engage with your employees than on mediums that pique their interest and are utilized daily. A chievers believes that in order to maintain our high employee engagement scores, we must stay on top of the newest Social Media tools and platforms.

Employee Engagement: Strengths and Relationships

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Strengths and Relationships. The pyramid of employee engagement is a 10 block model of employee engagement. This will make my engagement work more robust while also enhancing personal wellbeing through the application of strengths in the service of others. Powerful employee engagement is bi-directional. What I mean by this is that we need to engage with our strengths while our strengths also engage us.

Employee Engagement Program Guidelines

David Zinger

At that time, the Employee Engagement Network had 1750 members as opposed to the 4800 members who currently belong to the network. I have re-posted it because of the popularity for the content and the helpful guidance it offers for employee engagement program developers. Here are some of the things I believe will contribute to a good start to implementing an employee engagement program. Ensure employees have a voice in the program.

Working with Why: Employee Engagement and Meaning

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Putting Strengths on a Weekly Calendar. The pyramid of employee engagement offers a model of the 10 blocks of employee engagement. To learn more with a chance to be interactive on strengths and engagement plan to attend an educational workshop in London on the importance of strengths for employee engagement and a fusion of the pyramid of employee engagement with a strength-based approach to work.

7 Significant Strengths Applied to Employee Engagement

David Zinger

There is a very strong connection between the application of personal strengths and employee engagement. Gallup has demonstrated the relationship in many studies including a dramatic finding on engagement, strengths, and performance: If a manager did not talk with an employee about their performance there was a 40% chance that employee was disengaged. Significant 7 + 10 Block Pyramid of Engagement = Turbocharged Employee Engagement.

A Thoughtful Tip on Sustaining Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Our Internet Influenced Brains Conspire Against Full Engagement. The nugget referred to above was scanned from the dust jacket of the book rather than an engaged reading of the actual book, which offers support of Carr’s point! Could our Internet fueled brains also be one of the sources of the challenge to engage more fully with all our work? I believe in the power of small bets and wins to contribute to a greater sense of engagement and motivation.