Newmeasures, LLC

Year: 2015

  • Are Your Engagement Efforts Focused on Top Performers?

    Are Your Engagement Efforts Focused on Top Performers?

    In the world of employee engagement, we spend a lot of time slicing data. We look at engagement levels by departments, supervisors, tenure, and generation. This is all interesting and can highlight “hot spots” that are faced with unique challenges or may benefit from extra coaching, support and accountability. However, if we step back and […]

  • 9 Simple Ideas to Drive Employee Engagement

    9 Simple Ideas to Drive Employee Engagement

    Clients often ask us for ideas on best practices for driving employee engagement. At Newmeasures, we believe that actions should be aligned based on the strategic objectives of the organization, as opposed to rolling out generic employee engagement initiatives (think: pizza Fridays, organization-wide training, etc.). That being said, we regularly encounter amazing ideas to drive […]

  • Help Leaders Get the Most Out of Their 360° Survey

    Help Leaders Get the Most Out of Their 360° Survey

    Going through a 360° survey process can be enormously valuable for building self-awareness and improving leadership skills. At the same time, the process can also be humbling (to say the least), surprising and downright hard. If you are encouraging leaders to go through a 360° feedback process, how can you make sure they get the […]

  • Should change be “easy”? (Because it’s usually not!)

    Should change be “easy”? (Because it’s usually not!)

    I’ve recently been a part of an ongoing debate about the nature of change. At the core of this conversation is the question: should change within our organization be easy? While very few would disagree that successful organizations need to be adaptable and nimble to stay competitive, ideas around what and how change should occur […]

  • What Kindergarten Taught Me about Employee Engagement

    What Kindergarten Taught Me about Employee Engagement

    With the school year coming to a close, I have been reflecting on the past year and how my kids have grown. This year marked the milestone of sending my oldest to public school and with that came the anxiety of putting my kindergartener on a bus. This would be the first time I didn’t […]

  • Finding Your Genius

    Finding Your Genius

    A few years ago I was researching reasons for non-performance–why most people get stuck and never realize their full potential. I came across a TED talk by Dr. Gay Hendricks. The focus of his talk was focused more on how people self-sabotage relationships due to an inability to cope with success. Whether a professional athlete […]

  • Valuing People and Effectiveness – Maintaining a Balance

    Valuing People and Effectiveness – Maintaining a Balance

    In analyzing our 2014 trend data from 1,150 organizations, we see that organizations continue to be better at getting results than valuing people. In our 18 years of research, we know that successful organizations are good at both: you have to value people by creating an inspiring mission, providing recognition, and giving people the opportunity […]

  • Batter Up! Navigating unexpected change

    Batter Up! Navigating unexpected change

    Like so many people, there is a lot of change in my life right now, especially at work. I would typically say that I’m someone who likes change. I like experiences of living in new places, traveling, and meeting new people because it helps me grow and gain new perspectives. Much of the change I […]

  • Mile High SHRM Conference Recap – The Importance of Curiosity

    Mile High SHRM Conference Recap – The Importance of Curiosity

    Mile High SHRM is always a great opportunity to connect with our clients and learn from other thought leaders. What stood out for me this year was a theme around the importance of curiosity, which plays out in many ways within an organization. In a nutshell, here is the key message: -Build a culture of […]

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