Most Recent Articles on Employee Engagement

8 Key Questions Employees Want to Know (But Might Not Ask)

Posted by David Grossman on Mon,Jan 20, 2020

As leaders, we spend much of our time and effort setting business goals and developing plans to achieve them. Yet the most important element behind everything is your team. If they don’t understand where they fit in, all of our lofty goals will go nowhere.

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Leader, Know Thyself: Questions Every Leader Needs to Answer

Posted by David Grossman on Mon,Jan 06, 2020


A leader’s personality and points of view are integral to his/her effectiveness. Employees respond positively to leaders whom they know are real people, those who communicate honestly and well. They want to know they are led by individuals who are willing to acknowledge their own strengths and weaknesses.

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

It’s a Mistake to Assume Employees Know How They Contribute

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Dec 11, 2019

Too often, leaders assume employees fully understand their role and how their work contributes to the company’s overall success. Yet if you ask the average employee, they often can’t answer those critical questions. They truly don’t know how they fit in and why they matter.

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6 Tips to Help Employees Grow and Develop

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Oct 30, 2019

Taking an active role in the development of your team demonstrates confidence and concern for the future of the organization. It also gives employees feelings of significance, community, and value.

When you create a culture in which employees can reach their goals and know their thoughts and insights are appreciated, you boost productivity, morale, and engagement.

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

10 Inspiring Quotes from Successful CEOs to Help You Win at Employee Engagement

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Oct 23, 2019

Most influential leaders understand that connecting on a personal level with employees is critical to their success.

By engaging with team members and employees, leaders can boost morale, engagement and business results. Studies have shown that motivated and engaged teams are measurably more productive and successful than disengaged teams. Employees won’t care about your business until you care about them.

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Employee Review Questions For Your Next Performance Review

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Oct 02, 2019

I was talking with a client recently who was planning for her face-to-face performance review meetings with her staff. With forms completed, she acknowledged she didn’t want to simply review the content of the forms. 

Instead, her intention was to have the most productive and positive dialogue possible.

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Face-to-Face Communication

Leaders: 4 Ways to Connect with Your Employees

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Sep 25, 2019

When you ask employees, they want to be able to connect with their leader—today more than ever before. Employees want to know what you have to say; they also want to know what you stand for.

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Leadership Communication

15 Leadership Quotes to Inspire You and Your Employees

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Sep 18, 2019

When employees are engaged and inspired, they can move mountains—driving productivity, business growth, and the success of your organization as a whole.

Effective leaders understand that it’s their job to connect with employees and fulfill their need to feel inspired and valued at work. They also understand that the only way to get things done and move a business forward is through their greatest asset—employees.

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

10 Best Ways to Engage and Connect With Employees

Posted by David Grossman on Mon,Aug 26, 2019

Great leaders don’t just manage employees; they make sure employees are motivated, engaged and inspired when coming to work. Overlooking these principles can result in disengagement, loss of valuable employees, increased anxiety and poor decision making, among others.  

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Leadership Communication

The Importance of Having a Strong Company Purpose

Posted by David Grossman on Mon,Aug 12, 2019

There’s no question that a sense of purpose and a clear vision are taking on greater importance in the workforce today.

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Leadership Communication

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