How do you deal with people who treat you like dirt? That’s a question you can read in social media, hear in the coffee shop or around the water cooler and just about any place two or more people gather. Bob Sutton’s first book, The No Asshole Rule, began to clarify this issue. But […]
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From confession to commitment – engagement to burnout and back again. Engagement is the diamond in the heart of work and wellbeing. This post is personal. Work is personal. This is not a vague theoretical outline of disengagement. It is also not a quick fix. This post outlines a challenging journey from disengagement to re-engagement. […]
After 9 months of wandering in the disengagement wilderness, tomorrow will mark a rebirth in my work on engagement. It was a very unsatisfying and challenging “pregnant pause.” Yet, it is encouraging and energizing to feel that I moved through this thick and gooey wilderness and at T.S. Eliot would declare, “arrive where I started […]
The first duty of a revolutionist is to get away with it. Abbie Hoffman Consistently, Bret Stephens has knocked out some intriguing and illuminating opinion commentaries. Saturday’s post on The Trump Presidency: ‘No Guardrails,” is another of those not to miss. He ticks off today’s analogy to the lack of “guardrails,” quoting an article from […]
Employee and work engagement ask that we become fully absorbed in our work. How willing are you to become fully absorbed? Do you recognize what that requires? David Zinger is a Canadian employee engagement speaker and expert focused on the power of everyday employee engagement.
One of the most difficult problems with collaborative conversation is staying on track. Smart people inevitably get waylaid by tangential ideas that are suggested by their meeting interactions. That’s precisely why many think that team meetings are such a waste. Yet solutions and decisions in today’s business world inevitably require conversations to gain the buy-in […]
What started as a small labor of love for work and engagement has now exceeded over 7400 members. The Employee Engagement Network is a boutique media network focused on all things related to employee engagement. We have a fresh cartoon each week. A selection of work and engagement videos. New blog posts daily. And a […]
Nothing is as frightening as ignorance in action. –Goethe Nearly a year ago, after reading our blog, Habitual Striking vs. Mindful “Stucking,” one of our regular blog readers asked a formidable question: “So how did you learn to think?” Business people spend a great deal of their time thinking about how to solve […]
If you laugh at work, you last at work. Enjoy John Junson’s 546th cartoon on work for the Employee Engagement Network.
Two of MIT’s most knowledgeable guys on artificial intelligence, Andrew McAFee and Erik Brynjolfsson, will tell you to cool it. In fact, they argue that asking how many jobs will be killed by AI is the wrong question. Sure, Frey and Osborne’s 2015 analysis found that nearly 50% of current jobs are susceptible to AI. […]