Archive | July, 2013

Employee Engagement: Are You Positive?

Employee Engagement Zingers Shannon Polly conducted and posted an engaging  interview with Kim Cameron on virtuous business practices. This is an insightful interview and made me think of the connections between positive organizational scholarship and employee engagement. Cameron on energy as a key ingredient in employee engagement – Energizers are trustworthy, they pay attention, they […]

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College Graduate? Now Start Learning

“My oldest graduated from college recently,” says business and leadership blogger Dan Oswald. “In addition to reminding me that I am, indeed, getting older, it caused me to consider what sage career and life advice I might have for him.” Oswald, CEO of BLR, offered his advice to his son in a recent edition of […]

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Social Media Just Isn’t….Social. Nobody Interacts

Maybe social media isn’t all that social? Indeed, the numbers are scary. From the beginning I’ve said that social media is hardly social at all, and that most of it involves broadcasting one way. Many of the social media experts I know have villified me for suggesting such heresy. In my mind social means INTERACTING. […]

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Why Are the Most Successful Entrepreneurs Older Than Age 40?

Debunking the entrepreneurial myth. So why did Mark Zuckerberg hire Sheryl Sandberg? With all the hype about successful 20-somethings, you’d think that they had entrepreneurialism all sewed up. Mark Zuckerberg with Facebook, Paul Allen and Bill Gates with Microsoft, as well as Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak with Apple are often touted as typical entrepreneurs. […]

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The Tour of Employee Engagement

Marvin Faure takes us on a slide tour of what cyclists can teach us about motivation and engagement. What can cyclists teach you about how to motivate your people? from Marvin Faure Are you cycling powerfully into full engagement? David Zinger is an expert  global employee engagement speaker and consultant who uses the  pyramid of employee […]

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