Category Archives: employee engagement
Outstanding leaders do this one thing with problems....
The way leaders look at problems is a key difference between outstanding and mediocre leaders. Often, leaders tell their people to only bring a problem if they can present a solution (or don’t bother with bringing the problem in the first place). This is a terrible strategy! Why would they need […]
Engagement is the Name of the Game
Employee engagement is key! According to Gallup, around 70% of American workers are either “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” at work. When you consider that the average American will spend at least one-third of his or her life working, this is a particularly sobering statistic!
It's all about the motivational switch
We all have one. Our motivational switch.
5 ways to shine the light
Every day we have the opportunity to bring a little sunshine into someone’s life. Imagine if each of the 7.6 billion people on the planet chose to bring joy into another's life today?
Are you that one person?
It only takes one person to inspire many… Be that person! Leaders dare to do what others won’t Leaders inspire us to see something we would otherwise not see Leaders know that where there is connection people will follow and fanatically engage Leaders know that if they want others to play […]
Fire a New Hire
Don’t be afraid to fire someone within 90 days. Here’s what I have learned... a few too many times!
How we play reflects how we lead
I was recently speaking at a conference where the leaders wanted me to speak about how to get their people more engaged and motivated. We started the event with a musically oriented interactive for 700+ people.
4 Steps to hiring people who will shine
Recruiting the right people is more strategic than most people realize. Your recruiting must align with both your brand and your culture. Recently, I went to lunch at a place called Tender Greens and this was the posting at the register:
You are either engaging or you are disengaging…
The Culture Club
What matters most in building a strong culture? Engagement. What is engagement? At Aspire we define it as the ability to build a fanatical commitment to your brand’s promise and company values. Your brand promise is the experience every customer gets from your product or service. Your values are […]