Interview

Interview, Questions

How to Uncover Better Ideas & Move Forward in 2017


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seeing beyond questions Anyone who has known me for any length of time knows that I talk a lot about the power of good questions. Powerful open-ended questions were at the heart of my first interview series 5 Minutes to Process Improvement Success. And they are at the heart of CONTAINER13 and the Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces™

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Interview, Leadership, Questions

How Important Is It for Leadership to Facilitate Engagement?


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In responding to a question in a recent interview with Tom Cagley, VP at DCG Software Value, Cagley suggested that it’s “important for an organization to facilitate engagement by the way they manage.” Cagley’s recommendation was based in part on his earlier statement that:  Things that get people engaged are important because it pays off

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Where Does Employee Engagement Come From?


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In our recent interview at Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces™, I was intrigued by something Susan Taylor, Managing Partner at Generon International said: “Leaders have blindly bought into this idea that employee engagement and happiness come from what happens inside the office. When in fact—engagement and happiness come from what happens inside the employee. “ Why do

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Interview, Leadership, Reflection

What Is This Thing That’s Larger Than Ourselves?


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In our latest interview at Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces™, I was intrigued by something Paul David Walker, Author, and Co-Founder at Genius Stone Partners said:   “This thing that’s larger than themselves is the team, the ability to provide an income for their family, the relationships they have with one another, and the relationships they have

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