Helping leaders emerge

Blog - March 2015

Can You Listen in the Silence?

You need not do anything.

Remain sitting at your table and listen.

You need not even listen, just wait, just learn to be quiet, still, and solitary.

And the world will freely offer itself to you unmasked.

It has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.

                                                      – Franz Kafka

A Diamond Ring Isn’t the Only Way to Be Engaged

“To win in the marketplace, you must first win in the workplace.”
                       
    – Doug Conant, former CEO Campbell’s Soup

In 2013, the State of American Workforce stated that 70% of employees DO NOT LIKE their work and a Gallup survey stated 87% of employees ARE NOT ENGAGED at work.

Recently I had the privilege of working with a leadership team who took time from their busy schedules to reflect on their vision of engagement, where they were, and what needed to be done to close the gap. 

Are your direct reports willing to go “above and beyond” to get things done? Are they emotionally committed to each other, your team, and your organization?

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