Author Archive | David Zinger

Career Zingers #23: Build a Nuanced Career

Nuance Matters The dictionary defines nuance as the ability to express delicate shadings (as of meaning, feeling, or value). Own your subtle differences in meaning, feeling, and value. When you encounter career advice don’t trust it, test it. Does the advice fit for you? Is it helpful? How might you tweak or alter the suggestion or advice […]

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Career Zingers #20: Tilt and Flip

In the game called your career, what puts you on tilt and how do you flip out of being tilted? To play pinball well we must know just how much we can shake the machine to alter the ball’s path in our favour without tilting the machine and ending the game, and we also want […]

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Career Zingers #19: Know Your Audience

Who is your audience? Carlos Santana Concert in Winnipeg (David Zinger, 2018) I recently attended a Carlos Santana concert in Winnipeg. I enjoyed the show but there would have been no show without the audience. You also would not have a career without others. You required parents to be brought into being and so many […]

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A Momentous View of Employee Engagement

Can you give me a moment? I believe that employee engagement is significant, enriching, enlivening, and real when we distill engagement into moments. The paradox is that moments strung together can create something momentous – very important: having great or lasting importance.  My definition of employee engagement is good work done well with others every day. We must […]

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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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