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The Single Best Predictor of Attrition

Most companies can’t afford to lose talented and capable employees, but it does seem to be happening globally as employees seek more out of life in the wake of the health pandemic. What can business leaders do to predict attrition right now?

May 17, 2022

Topics: Employee Engagement- Recruitment & Selection- Culture & Organisational Development

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Introducing the Engagement Report®

The new world of work needs new tools. It’s a time when many people are reconsidering their work life, how they spend their time and what they truly want. The Engagement Report is here to help people understand what they need to feel connected and motivated in the work they do. 

Feb 22, 2022

Topics: Employee Engagement- Motivators & Drivers- Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile

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The New Way to Look at the DISC Graph

A less sophisticated DISC practitioner may be overly focused on the high points on a DISC graph. Perhaps this is an easy mistake to make when the graph is vertical and naturally insinuates that there are high features and low features of each factor. The fact of the matter is that people are made up of more than what’s high in their DISC graph. 

Feb 22, 2022

Topics: Employee Engagement- Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile

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6 Things You Can Do Now to Engage Your Hybrid Teams

Every leader can sharpen their skills when it comes to engaging a dispersed team in a hybrid workplace as it is now a more common operating model than the traditional in-person set up. A hybrid workplace is a flexible model that is designed to support a distributed workforce of both in-office and remote workers. 

Feb 1, 2022

Topics: Leadership- Employee Engagement- Future of Work

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How Teams Can Live, Lead and Leverage More Effectively

Leaders globally are grappling with how to lead with the sort of deep courage, conviction and care that is more positive than the pandemic is destructive.

Feb 1, 2022

Topics: Leadership- Employee Engagement- Coaching & Mentoring

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Improve Team Connection With Assessments

If you could enhance team connection in a virtual world, what could that do for engagement, idea generation, results and retention?  Getting the tech right is really important, but it’s actually the human side of the set up that makes the biggest difference to connection and culture.

Nov 23, 2021

Topics: Psychology- Employee Engagement- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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My Motivation is on a Holiday, But I’m Not!

Taking a break from regular responsibilities, such as work, hobbies, associations, school and the like, is a good way to re-energize and relax. So, what happens when it’s not easy or possible to take that break and enjoy a much-deserved holiday? 

Sep 21, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Motivators & Drivers- Future of Work

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A Simple Model of Employee Engagement

Back in 2013, we developed a model to help explain what engagement looks like and, in particular, how it differs from the likes of employee satisfaction. We call it the Effort-Enjoyment Model of Engagement.

Sep 20, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Motivators & Drivers- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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