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. […]
Author Archive | David Zinger
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 […]
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.
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 […]
If you laugh at work, you last at work. Enjoy John Junson’s 546th cartoon on work for the Employee Engagement Network.
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 […]
Is your organization scaling up or just about to lose its grip? (Reading time: Under 2 Minutes) Two days after Ground Hog day, Febraury 4th, 2014, we will all have the opportunity to come out of our cubicles and offices and either get blinded by looking up at the sun or get enlightened about scaling […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]