One of the most practical, highest return on investment activities is communicating to engage. A Dale Carnegie infographic on employee engagement states that companies with engaged employees outperform those without by up to 202%. The infographic goes on to list tips for employee engagement and each tip is directly related to leader and manager communication.
“People leave managers, not companies,” writes authors Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman. The best leaders understand that engaging people’s hearts and minds is the only way to compel them to action. Your employees – and your customers – will thank you for it. Here are four tips to help you engage your employees through more meaningful communication. For more information on Communicating to Engage, email me at email@example.com.
Corporate communications is no longer just about talking TO employees. It’s also about building internal digital communities that facilitate communication AMONG those employees. In today’s world, we have to be able to foster and maintain effective virtual communities to help connect employees in different business units, geographic locations and time zones.
Saying ‘no’ to a colleague, boss or customer can be difficult. It can also build trust and strengthen your business (and personal) relationships. How? What’s more important than the words you use is the intention behind them. Try these problem-solving tips the next time you have to decline a request. For more information on Communicating to Engage, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What will the workforce of tomorrow look like? Several factors are conspiring to reshape the traditional corporate workforce; in an interview with Bloomberg Radio, On the Same Page CEO Tracy Benson shares insight on how the business landscape is changing and what’s causing the shift.