How great managers inspire, refocus, and re-engage low-performing employees.

Are you happy at work?

Start Worrying About “Not Engaged” Employees

Half of your workforce may be “checked out.” Here’s how great managers inspire, refocus, and re-engage these low-performing employees.

Article sourced from: http://www.motorvationllc.com/eightyforce/startworrying.php

A GMJ Q&A WITH CURT COFFMAN
Coauthor of First, Break All the Rules (Simon & Schuster, 1999) and Follow This Path (Warner Books, 2002)

Most executives are consumed with plummeting stock prices and accounting scandals. But they generally cannot control the stock market. What they really ought to be worried about is the fact that 55% of their employees are “not engaged” in their jobs, according to Gallup Organization research. These employees are essentially “checked out.” They’re sleepwalking through their workday, putting in time — but not energy or passion — into their work.

What are the signs that employees are not engaged, and what can managers do to re-engage them? We asked Curt Coffman, Global Practice Leader for Q12 Management…

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About Terry Williams - The Brain-Based Boss

I'm all about engaging people and helping you engage yours to influence behaviour to improve results - at work and at home. Maybe you're a manager, a salesperson, a leader, a parent, a presenter or an event organiser? You need to grab your people's attention, create some rapport, be memorable and influence behaviour change. How can we do that? I'm originally a trainer by trade, turned manager, turned comedian and partway back again. Author of 'THE GUIDE: How to kiss, get a job & other stuff you need to know', I write and speak about how to engage people, be they employees, family or yourself. How can we connect with people’s own internal motivations and help them use their own inner passions to drive towards productivity, success and happiness? And hopefully have a few laughs along the way... As a trainer facilitating learning and development in others, I find myself drawing on my own extensive business experience. I specialise in the delivery of high impact, customised training solutions for organisations that are serious about improving the performance and lives of their people.

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