Key Findings from Our State of Engagement Report In 2022, people leaders and HR teams began to realize the end of the pandemic did not mean employees would happily return to old ways of working. … Read More
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 … Read More
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?
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
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
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More