Author Archive | David Zinger

Employee Engagement: Work Should Be a Force For Good

In April 2014, I personally defined employee engagement as: good work done well with others every day. I wanted to make engagement both simple and good. I am delighted to see CIPD, the leading work organization in the UK spearhead a strong focus on good work. Here is a wonderful short video by Chief Executive […]

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Employee Engagement: A Dynamic Advance in Good Work

Are you ready for the good stuff? I have been defining employee engagement for a number of years as: good work done well with others every day. I was thrilled to read the UK’s CIPD Manifesto for Work 2017. Here are the first few lines from the executive summary: The UK faces a time of huge transition and […]

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Personal Tracking and Employee Engagement

The next step in employee engagement for individuals and organizations is to fully engage the quantified self. I define employee engagement as: good work done well with others every day. I believe employees are personally responsible for their own engagement while each of us is accountable for the influence we have on the engagement levels […]

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My Employee Engagement Course in Bangkok, Thailand

Instil and install employee engagement with small and significant actions. It was an honour to teach my 2-day employee engagement course in Bangkok last week. The participants were from Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand. We were a small group and it gave us lots of opportunity to work together and to understand employee engagement better together. The […]

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Building Employee Engagement in Bangkok: Pixels and Playfulness

The MahaNakhon and 7 lessons for Employee Engagement – An  Open Architectural Metaphor The MahaNakhon from the Furama Rooftop pool. By David Zinger Ole Scheeren is the architect behind the MahaNakhon, the 77 story tallest skyscraper in Bangkok. The name of the building means “great metropolis.” The building’s shape creates the image of being unfinished, something like a […]

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Employee Engagement Resides in the White Space of Work

Engage employees by encouraging them to enter the white space of work (Reading time = 1 minute, 15 seconds)    The white space on a page is the part of the page without print or images. The white space in an organization is the part without specifically designed tasks, performance, and work. There is tremendous […]

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The Push and Pull of Employee Engagement

Employee engagement involves both push and pull. The push part of engagement is our effort, focus, concentration, and contribution to a specific element or block of engagement. The pull part of engagement is how an element or block engages us or pulls us towards it. For example, I take 10 minutes to recognize a few […]

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The Employee Engagement Awards for 2013

First Annual Employee Engagement Awards   The 7 Awards Winners – 2013  From the 6200 Member Employee Engagement Network   Here are the 7 award winners in employee engagement for 2013 as chosen by the Employee Engagement Network. Each winner will receive a certificate, a 2013 Canadian coin prize, and a copy of People Artistry […]

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Employee Engagement Made Simple

Employee Engagement One Day at a Time (Reading time: 1 minute) Engage each day. Accept the invitation to engage at work every day. Engage daily with specific results that matter to you and the organization. Engage with the key performances that will achieve your results. Engage fully each day with progress while minimizing and managing setbacks. […]

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