The need for hard-to-find talent has some of America’s best companies getting involved in high school education. A former client, now senior executive at General Mills, nailed the problem. “If we don’t build relationships at high school level, another major firm (Target or Best Buy) will steal some of our best potential talent,” she said. […]
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While travelling through Croatia I visited The Arena in Pula. It made me think about tools for work and engagement. I invite you to visit my post on Linked In to read more about tools and engagement. David Zinger is a global employee engagement expert and speaker.
You’ll be very surprised to learn which firm is number one in the nation for the huge millennial generation. You might guess Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon or even Buzzfeed. They’re in the top ten, but none of the usual standbys are #1. Facebook is not even in the top 25. The National Society of High […]
It was a classic case of misunderstanding. But since more than 50% of all messages are loaded with misunderstanding, it wasn’t especially unusual. Here’s how it happened. The other evening I was having dinner with a half dozen colleagues, all of whom are retired university faculty and administrators. Some really smart guys. The conversation veered […]
Let’s view employee disengagement as self-protection. Larissa Thurlow sent me an image from Brene Brown’s book, Rising Strong. Larissa underlined one short sentence. We disengage to self-protect. I got to know Larissa when I was doing some work on employee engagement in Doha, Qatar for the College of the North Atlantic – Qatar. I appreciate her […]
Still have some concerns regarding the state of the economy? Here’s an intriguing question for you: what’s the unemployment rate for college grads ages 25 to 34? (A) 2.4% (B) 5.8% (C) 7.6% (D) 9.5% The answer is at the end of the blog. Quoctrung Bui of the NYTimes analyzed […]
One of the most perceptive essays I’ve ever read on celebrity culture and journalism also delivered a number of guffaws. The writer, Stephen Marche, who is a contributing editor to Esquire, holds nothing back. Here’s his first column paragraph from the NYTimes: I HAVE been attacked pretty much my entire career by Gawker. I made […]
I encourage you to watch this short video invitation to read an interview with Dr. Arnold Bakker, one of the foremost academic writers and researchers on engagement. Employee Engagement Zinger – Bakker from David Zinger on Vimeo. David Zinger is an employee engagement speaker and expert.
The New Employee Engagement is good work, done well, with others, every day. Engagement is not given to us. Engagement is not something done to us. Engagement is both our right and our responsibility. It goes with us. Each of us is responsible for own engagement while together we are mutually accountable for everyone’s engagement. […]
I invite you to read my current post on LinkedIn on Finding Your Inner Toddler for engagement: a small playful person open to learning who tumbles and takes many precarious steps while absorbing so much of the world and getting a lot of help and encouragement from others. To read the full post and learn […]