Category Archives: Employee Engagement

Banks of the future: Millennials and risk culture

From employees, to consumers, banks need to affect true cultural and behavioural change, restore trust and ethics and ensure consumers are placed at the heart of business. Continue reading →

Increase employee engagement by communicating beyond open enrollment

Those “quiet” months between enrollment periods present a tremendous opportunity to deepen your employees’ knowledge of and appreciation for their benefits. Continue reading →

Improving productivity… Beyond March Madness

Every March finds many U.S. employers wringing their hands over the amount of time employees are distracted by the national college basketball tournament, otherwise known as March Madness. This year the tournament is estimated to cost employers $4 billion – … Continue reading →

How digital media transforms the way people and organizations work

Let’s start with the obvious:  If you’re reading this – you’re online. Maybe it’s a traditional workday, maybe it’s the weekend. Perhaps you’re a freelancer, working in the middle of the night for a project that’s needed for a client … Continue reading →

Creating a Culture of Innovation

In 1903, a human being atop the sandy dunes of Kitty Hawk North Carolina piloted the first engine-powered machine known as the airplane (aero plane) – a machine that defied gravity by leaving the earth’s surface. Two brothers, bicycle mechanics … Continue reading →

Employee Engagement During the Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again – THE HOLIDAYS! In the United States, the holiday season begins around Thanksgiving at the end of November and runs roughly through New Year’s Day in January. Family celebrations, shopping, gifts…and a lot of … Continue reading →

Research: 6 Guiding Principles of Motivation to Change Behavior

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Best practices around sustained motivation tell us that we need to think holistically to help employees form new habits and control their lives. There is a ton of research in this area that can be distilled into a few guiding principles. Continue reading →

Stop Talking About Compensation; Start Talking About Total Rewards

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In survey after survey, employers tell us that among their top concerns – if not their number one priority – is winning the war for talent. An issue of such strategic importance deserves a strategic response, and one way to … Continue reading →

Transforming Wellness Behaviors: The Buzz on Employee Engagement

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You know that moment when your favorite sports team came alive and, even though they were down in points, you just knew they were going to win? Or when your favorite band started to get popular? Whether we think it … Continue reading →

Engaging Employees: Keys to Sustainable Behavior Change

Fortunately for employers who are actively trying to engage their workforce, there are some fascinating modern theorems and analyses around this concept that might offer the key to sustainable behavior change. These approaches, two of which I will highlight in … Continue reading →