In our work over twenty years of developing leaders, one character trait stands out amongst excellent leaders; caring. Regardless of your industry, leaders who care more for their employees have lower turnover, less absenteeism, fewer accidents, higher employee engagement, and a positive impact on their bottom line and return to their Stakeholders. Caring and compassion are fuel to the soul of your employees.
With some two-thirds of the workforce in the USA disengaged and some 17% actively disengaged, wouldn’t your organization be served by developing leaders who care and show compassion?
A 2018 magazine article in the Association For Talent Development by Brian McNamara provides four strategies for developing employee engagement in any organization.
Create, communicate, and implement a vision.
Ask questions and listen.
Respect and value others.
Encourage and support growth and development.
Put these strategies into practice and measure your results. Your employees will be grateful and your culture more inviting. Click on the link below to read the full article.