Posts tagged Employee Engagement
Mindfulness- It's Strategic!

What is Mindfulness?  There has been a lot of buzz around this topic as we are in constant search for the desire to perform well and feel better.  Ironically, we spend much of our lives, nearly half of our waking hours, in a state of mindlessness—functioning in autopilot.  The antidote to mindlessness is in fact mindfulness—a conscious awareness of our thoughts, feelings, sensations, and surrounding environment.  The past decade has seen a surge of research on the many benefits of mindfulness linking its practice to a host of positive outcomes, including improved psychological health, physical well-being, interpersonal relationships, and job performance.  In fact, many employers who have supported a mindfulness practice among their employees have seen a marked increase in engagement and overall job satisfaction from the reported 87% disengagement at work reported via Gallup.

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Happiness Just Works - Part 2

If we continue the theme of “Happiness Just Works” from my first blog, we must figure out the best way to connect with our employees and our leadership in making this go from a thought to reality. As I mentioned before, the worst thing you can do is an “Employee Engagement” survey and do nothing with the results. When employees fill this out, it is a GIFT. A gift for you, as a leader, to understand what your employees need in order to be happy and satisfied at work.

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