Imagine this scenario. You love your job. It gives you the opportunity to do meaningful work, you love the culture, and your team is the best. But lately there have been some circumstances that left … Read More
What Can Disney Characters Teach us about Employee Engagement?
We’ve all grown up with Disney and many of us have a favorite character. But here’s something you’ve probably never thought about before….is your favorite character engaged? This topic came up in a recent workshop … Read More
It’s Time to Tidy Up – Get Organized, Reflect & Restore this Fall
While I never miss a spring-cleaning, during fall, I find it increasingly difficult to carve out time for cleaning, personal development, goal-setting, or creativity. I recently realized I should be more attuned to the natural … Read More
Should Pay Be a Part of the Employee Engagement Conversation?
Do you ask questions about compensation on your employee engagement survey? If so, you may want to reconsider. Our research (and loads of others’) suggests that compensation is important for recruiting high quality candidates, securing … Read More
Emerging into the Workforce – The Millennial Way
As I approach my senior year at the University of Colorado Boulder, the thrill and anticipation of the next chapter of my life begins to unfold. Interning at Newmeasures this summer was an experience that … Read More
Senior Leaders, You can be Private and Accessible
Imagine this scenario: As a senior leader, you find yourself spending most of your time in your office, going from one meeting to the next and trying to keep up with your to-do list. It’s … Read More
Ruling the Roost – Leadership Lessons from the Chicken Coop
A few weeks ago, I was in my barn when I heard our rooster outside making a ruckus (yes, my family has a barn and chickens…). I ventured out to see what all the fuss … Read More
Re-Energize Your Engagement Survey
You know the scenario – you’ve collected employee engagement feedback for several years. It has resulted in some changes but now the process has seemed to have lost its energy. Leaders essentially know what topics … Read More
Immediate Response or Aggregated Results: What to do with your Onboarding and Exit Data?
The experiences employees have as they join and/or leave your organization are critical. Positive onboarding, strong initial training, and opportunities to connect with others are related to motivation, employee commitment, intent to stay with the … Read More
Are You Singing the Right Tune? Lessons Learned From Exit Surveys
When it comes to communicating with employees about commitment to keeping the best talent, what is the tune of your organization?: Good riddance. (Green Day) You can’t always get what you want, but sometimes, you … Read More
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