We're all human. We have to model the
behaviors we want to see, but we also have to realize that we
aren't going to be perfect models. We are going to fall down; we
are going to make mistakes.
Share before you're ready. Iterate early and
often. Instead of doing something and perfecting it in a vacuum,
draft up a bulleted outline or a rough idea of where you want to go
with a project, and then share it with the people who will
ultimately benefit from these ideas in the end.
Get agreements. It's difficult to communicate
clearly sometimes. Either we don't want to put in the effort or we
assume the other person knows what we need. If you get an
agreement, you're not leaving things up for assumption. So, if you
want somebody to do something, make it clear what you want. Ask
them if they can agree to that and if they say 'yes,’ now you have
a common ground to stand on.
What fires you up on Mondays? For Max, his
purpose in life is to inspire and motivate people in a loving way.
Check out your schedule and see what opportunities you have
throughout your day, week, and month to get your people
Are you still using pulse surveys? How about annual questionnaires?
If your organization relies on either of these, it’s time to
discover Emplify. Emplify has created a new way to measure employee
engagement. It’s where CEOs who want to know what’s really
happening within a workforce go… to get honest feedback… and to
understand what needs to change for people to love their work using
simple and trustworthy data.
About the Podcast
Gut+Science explores employee engagement insights you can act on, from CEOs you can trust. Get ready for high energy interviews led by employee engagement evangelist Nikki Lewallen—ones that’ll have you rethinking what it means to build successful people-first cultures.