Low energy levels, caused by internal and external factors can have a negative impact on multiple levels and can leave us demotivated and frustrated. Although most of the time we can control our energy supply, we often continue with our … Continue reading Overcoming energy drainers
In a recent survey, we responded to client interest in accountability and what drives it. We undertook this work because we see a connection between accountability and engagement. We believe that Engagement + Accountability = Performance that Matters. Let me … Continue reading Engagement + Accountability = Performance that Matters
Feedback. A ubiquitous word of ‘management speak’, heard every day in organisations and so often misunderstood and poorly applied. And yet feedback is one of the most important and powerful tools in a manager’s portfolio of leadership skills. A carefully … Continue reading 5 Ways to Ensure your Feedback is not Misunderstood
Having grown up in the country, I know that farming can be a tough profession. The long hours, physical exertion, financial planning… the work doesn’t stop. However, in the rolling hills and green pastures in England’s south-west, at least we … Continue reading Are there lions attacking your business?
Performance management’s lesser half has always been job and career development. In the past, organizations often tried to either include development in the performance management process or at the very least ensured there was a direct link from performance management … Continue reading Job and Career Development in the Driver’s Seat
High employee engagement can be defined as a deep sense of ownership and involvement which is motivating and results in improved personal and business performance. What differentiates a highly engaged organisation from others is the fact that in a highly … Continue reading How to create a highly engaged workforce