Elevating Engagement: Complex and Far-Reaching
Related Fun Fact of the Week:
The world's tallest elevator is at AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng Gold Mine in South Africa, which in three minutes drops an astonishing 2,283 m (7,490 ft) in a single descent – more than 4.5 times further than those in the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. A second elevator then takes miners even lower, to 3,597 m (11,800 ft). Each day the lift ferries 4,000 workers down to the mine – 120 workers at a time in three-level steel cages, at speeds of up to 40 mph. It first operated in 1986.
After a long, hard days work, that’s what we call elevating your employees!
Quick and to the point this week. We know the profound impact that having an organization of highly engaged employees has on the bottom line. We’ve written about it here and there are hundreds of other blogs, articles and studies conducted that all tell us as much. So why is there still such a lack of engagement in most organizations?
Because creating, cultivating and, most importantly, sustaining engaged employees is just plain difficult!
Employee engagement is complex and far reaching. So many variables can impact the engagement of an employee on a daily basis. From the organizational performance environment people walk into and experience every day, to the various leadership styles that formal leaders display which impact their people on a daily basis, to the multitude of personalities and workstyle behaviors exhibited by individuals throughout any organization. Any one or all of these can positively, or negatively, impact overall engagement in any given interaction.
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Cornerstone Learning is a performance and leadership consulting organization that has worked with clients all over the world. Our focus is working with individuals and organizations to create performance solutions that deliver top-tier results by inspiring, enabling, and developing employee-led, leader supported, and organization enabled performance. We are able to successfully deliver this through multiple products and services such as employee surveys, online training, performance assessments, and performance coaching. The goal at Cornerstone Learning is to assist our clients in enabling success by developing a dynamic and customized pathway to deliver role model organizational and personal performance.