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  • Is your post survey action planning a never ending game of Whac-a-Mole?

    Is your post survey action planning a never ending game of Whac-a-Mole?

    Have you ever felt like your organization works really hard to address one employee engagement concern, only then to have another topic come up on the next engagement survey? Or maybe your Human Resources or executive teams take action to address a specific issue, but scores on the engagement survey do not improve. These scenarios […]

  • Remembering Our Colleague and Friend: Larry Murphy

    Larry Murphy, Co-Founder of Newmeasures, LLC, passed away earlier this month, on August 16, 2020. Larry’s creativity and innovation were the driving force that brought Newmeasures to life, over twenty years ago.

  • What Can Disney Characters Teach us about Employee Engagement?

    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 with leaders who were discussing the difference between engagement and performance. It can be easy to equate the two and […]

  • 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 […]

  • To Survey or Not to Survey, That is the Question…

    To Survey or Not to Survey, That is the Question…

    To survey, or not to survey; that seems to be the question every year as budgets are slashed and organizations are looking for ways to save money and drive bottom line growth. I always find this dilemma typically exists only in those organizations where the voice of the employee is not equal to the voice […]

  • Help your employees manage their workload by asking these four questions…

    Help your employees manage their workload by asking these four questions…

    It is not uncommon for employees to raise concerns about their workload, but, as a manager, how do you really know when a plate is too full? Start by talking with employees about what might be getting in their way of getting work done: -Are priorities clear? -Do they have the skills or resources to […]

  • Do You Want to be Remarkable?

    Do You Want to be Remarkable?

    Remarkable—according to Merriam-Webster the term remarkable means unusual or surprising, likely to be noticed. Yet the very act of striving to be remarkable is a contradiction to our research regarding remarkable leaders. Being noticed is hardly a characteristic of a leader that is admired, followed and held in esteem in our discussions with thousands of […]

  • What Hops Taught Me about Exceptional Leadership

    What Hops Taught Me about Exceptional Leadership

    My husband was recently asked by his organization (a mid-sized American brewery) to take a trip to Strasbourg, France to better understand the hop growing operation of a new partner who would be supplying hops for one of their bestselling beers. This new hop partner is a cooperative of 50 regional farmers that combine their […]

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