Have you ever thought: “Why isn’t that person more committed to their job? Why don’t they work as hard to do a better job like so-and-so does?” Or have you ever felt the need to say, “You don’t seem committed to the job”, to an employee? It may be that you have heard other managers say those words, but at some point in time, as managers, we face this issue with an individual we manage and sometimes with an entire…
Everyone knows that the sports team with the highest morale wins. In fact, every manager wants high morale in his or her group. So why do most managers create low morale in their employees?
Doesn’t every executive and manager want highly motivated and committed employees? The answer has to be yes! Most certainly, because everyone knows that highly motivated people are continually striving to do their very best. In fact, these employees use 100% of their brainpower on their work when on the job and often when not on the job and that makes them extremely valuable employees.
Engagement surveys from Gallup and others tell us the same story: “70% of employees are not engaged or are actively disengaged.” We sat down to discuss the problem in today’s workplace and what is generating this problem.
What do you want every employee to be? That is a good question and the answer guides what you do as the boss in terms of managing people and where to focus your time and energy.
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