Tag Archives: thought leadership

Read Less – Excel More | Your SoMe Addiction is Hurting You

Hello… my name is Paul. I’m a social media and industry news addict. Truth. I actually have an app installed that won’t let me open Facebook during certain hours. I can’t disable it. I can’t reboot the computer and start over. It stops me from accessing Facebook during certain hours of the day – like […]
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Employee Engagement is a Lot Like Parenting – #NextChat Jan 13th At 3:00 pm ET

  During conversations over Christmas break with my 22 year-old and my 24 year-old children they were surprised to learn that all this parenting stuff they had to suffer through growing up (and continue to for at least a little while longer) … their mom and I were making up as we went along. Like […]
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All Vital Signs Are Good but the Patient is Dying – The Employee Engagement Silver Bullet?

Did you hear about the patient with perfect blood pressure, perfect heart rate, perfect cholesterol levels, wonderful muscle tone yet was slowly dying? You’re about to. The patient’s name is Employee Engagement. Yesterday I pointed you to a write up about KMPG accusing the “employee engagement” industry of being a racket and how they were […]
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160,000 Employee Professional Services Firm Decides Engagement is a “Racket”

I’m pretty good at keeping my finger on the pulse of what is going on in the engagement space but this little ditty almost slipped by me. And the fact that I’ve only seen one update referencing this (and on Google + no less – which may explain why no one is talking about it…) […]
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Employee Engagement is the Result of NOT Being the Hero of Your Own Story

Here’s a question for you. Should you be the hero of your own story? When you describe your career, your job, your function, do you talk about it in a way that makes you the focus of that story? Imagine yourself in an interview. Are you imagining yourself talking about what YOU did? Are you […]
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Employee Enhancement VS Employee Engagement?

Before you get all excited know this is NOT a post about “Smiling Bob” and Enzyte. This is a post about reframing a discussion around employees and their relationship with the organization. We all know that employee engagement is the new black. It’s also the new orange. It’s actually the whole rainbow of colors. If you’re […]
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