Employee Engagement: 2010 Research Insights

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Employee Engagement: 2010 Research Insights Published by Michael Lee Stallard on November 14, 2010 04:57 pm under Uncategorized , connection culture , employee engagement , leadership , webcasts Employee engagement research this year produced several insights about serious problems we presently face in America.

Leadership, Employee Engagement and Innovation at BIF-6 Summit

Michael Lee Stallard

After taking a couple days to mull it over I’ve decided to select a few presentations that will be most relevant to the themes I typically write and speak about i.e. leadership, connection, employee engagement, productivity and innovation. Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

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Lessons from the Best Global Brands 2010: Building trust and.

Strategy Driven

Figure 1: The Interbrand Best 100 Global Brands 2010 A look at two brands’ performances from this year’s table offers insight into how brands can navigate today’s marketplace. which resulted in an increase in brand awareness of 72 percent between 2004 and 2010. Santander has also been innovative when it comes to social media and mobile campaigns. As Santander and Goldman Sachs demonstrate, in 2010 trust and transparency were the key messages for brand to communicate.

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BIF-6: Stunning Sights, Interesting People, Innovative Ideas

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit BIF-6: Stunning Sights, Interesting People, Innovative Ideas Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 15, 2010 06:16 pm under connection culture Life is good! Today began with a drive East from my home in Connecticut to Saul Kaplan’s wonderful Business Innovation Factory Conference (called “BIF-6″) in Providence, Rhode Island.

What matters in 2010?

Lead on Purpose

What matters in 2010? Filed under: Leadership , Techology Tagged: | 2010 , attention , commitment , energy , focus , Gov2.0 , influence , Seth Godin « The price of leadership Five myths about leadership » Like Be the first to like this post.

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Statesman vs. Politician | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

This is the distinction between what he terms the 'Character Ethic' vs the 'Personality Ethic' The prior depends on deep changes within each of us including our view of creating a legacy for future generations. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Loyalty vs. Tenure | N2Growth Blog

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Tenure Inhibits Change and Cripples Innovation : Organizations that favor tenure also tend to be prone to majoring in the minors. All of these traits preclude the advancement of change initiatives and cripple innovation. Reward talent, innovation, loyalty, attitude, creativity, work ethic, contribution, and leadership ability…not tenure. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

Best Practice Institute Webinar

Michael Lee Stallard

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Vision vs. Mission | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Our responsibility is to respect the ethic. Furthermore, the enduring anchor of an organization is found in its values and ethics, not its mission. While values and ethics remain consistent, delivery models must change with time to in order to endure. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Bonus or No Bonus? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Posted on November 29th, 2010 by admin in Miscellaneous , Operations & Strategy , Talent Management By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Bonus or no bonus? I personally dont feel bonuses work to promote a good work ethic. salary X, if certain milestones are met on schedule and also tied work ethic and thorough performance-both field and paperwork… a person would have the ability to increase their pay by X.

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Servant Leaders Outperform Because They Connect

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Servant Leaders Outperform Because They Connect Published by Michael Lee Stallard on October 18, 2010 05:21 pm under connection culture , employee engagement , human value , inspiring identity , intentional connectors , knowledge flow Servant leaders connect with the people they lead and create Connection Cultures that are essential to achieve sustainable superior performance.

A Leadership Checklist: 10 Things To Do Right Now To Make It A.

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full A Leadership Checklist: 10 Things To Do Right Now To Make It A Great Year by Starbucker on January 3, 2010 As a leader, I’ve learned that getting off to a great start in a new year is very important. Best wishes for a strong start in 2010! Jeff Hurt January 4, 2010 at 7:51 am Terry: What a great list to start off the new year. All the best in 2010!

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Do Women Bring More Happiness to Families, Greater Effectiveness.

Michael Lee Stallard

Published by Michael Lee Stallard on October 28, 2010 02:58 pm under connection culture , employee engagement , knowledge flow A participant in a recent session Jason Pankau and I were teaching on Connection Cultures and employee engagement shared that she connects with her sons by talking about sports. Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

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Brain Research: To Improve Learning, Use Whole Mind

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Brain Research: To Improve Learning, Use Whole Body Published by Michael Lee Stallard on July 17, 2010 05:03 am under E Pluribus Partners , connection culture , employee engagement , knowledge flow We learn best when we think, feel and do. 2 Comments so far davidburkus on July 18th, 2010 Interesting stuff. Michael Lee Stallard on July 18th, 2010 David, Thanks for visiting my blog.

Overcoming Leadership Myopia

Michael Lee Stallard

Research from two well-respected organizations makes it clear that we have a big collective blind spot that’s dragging down productivity, innovation and economic performance. We want to be respected, to be recognized for our talents, to belong, to have autonomy or control over our work and our lives, to experience personal growth, and to do work that we believe is worthwhile and in a way that we feel is ethical. Howard Behar and Michael Lee Stallard.

Great Leaders Make Decisions | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Walt Disney, one of the greatest creative talents and true innovators of our time realized the value of action when he said: “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.&# Furthermore, if your company isn’t leveraging action learning to develop leaders, fuel innovation, foster collaboration, and catalyze growth then you are missing a substantial opportunity. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Leadership Self Examination | N2Growth Blog

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They will not compromise their value system and personal ethics for temporary gain. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Leadership & Influence Summit | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

How about a discussion on what leaders can do to inspire cultural innovation. Many organisations talk about the need to become more innovative and to seek game-changing improvements to their business models or business processes but they need to look at the cultural inhibitors which prevent people from committing to and exploring unpopular and industry changing ideas (tried before, not invested here, never fly in our organisation etc.)

StrategyDriven Employee Engagement Podcast

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit StrategyDriven Employee Engagement Podcast Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 24, 2010 05:22 pm under Media Appearances , employee engagement This week I did an interview with Nathan Ives of StrategyDriven about leadership, employee engagement, productivity and innovation. Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

Human Capital Institute's Employee Engagement Conference

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Human Capital Institute’s Employee Engagement Conference Published by Michael Lee Stallard on August 26, 2010 06:27 pm under employee engagement On October 6, I’ll be speaking about leadership, employee motivation, productivity and innovation at the Human Capital Institute’s Employee Engagement and Retention Conference in Boston.

Leadership & Political Correctness | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

I don’t know about you, but it’s almost as if we have raised a generation of leaders who feel they have a moral and ethical obligation to be politically correct – WRONG. In my opinion politically correct thinking is a large contributor to a decrease in workplace productivity, and of greater concern, to the moral and ethical decay of our society. We need to look to leadership examples of truly radical, innovative, in-your-face teams like that at Nucor Steel.

Hundreds of Employee Engagement Ideas

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Hundreds of Employee Engagement Ideas Published by Michael Lee Stallard on July 22, 2010 04:59 pm under employee engagement My friend David Zinger, founder of the Employee Engagement Network , organized a number of leading thinkers and experts on employee engagement and asked each to provide 10 ideas to increase employee engagement.

Definition of Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.&# - Helen Keller “Let no pleasure tempt thee, no profit allure thee, no persuasion move thee, to do anything which thou knowest to be evil; so shalt thou always live jollity; for a good conscience is a continual Christmas.&# - Benjamin Franklin “A person who is fundamentally honest doesn’t need a code of ethics. The Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount are all the ethical code anybody needs.&# - Harry S.

Maximize Employee Engagement, Alignment and Productivity

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Maximize Employee Engagement, Alignment and Productivity Published by Michael Lee Stallard on November 26, 2010 05:24 pm under E Pluribus Partners , Media Appearances , connection culture , employee engagement , leadership , webcasts Jason Pankau and I are speaking about maximizing employee engagement, alignment and productivity on several upcoming webinars.

The Pride Paradox

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit The Pride Paradox Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 22, 2010 06:23 am under E Pluribus Partners , character , connection culture , employee engagement Michael Lee Stallard and Jason Pankau In a recent post, I (Michael) wrote about a leader who imparted his values to the people he was responsible for leading at work and to his children.

Get to Know Colleagues' and Customers' Stories

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Get to Know Colleagues’ and Customers’ Stories Published by Michael Lee Stallard on November 6, 2010 07:38 am under E Pluribus Partners , Uncategorized , connection culture , employee engagement , human value Here’s a stirring video from Chick-fil-A to remind us that every human being has a story. 3 Comments so far John Halter on November 6th, 2010 Great post!

John Wooden: What the Obituaries Missed

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit John Wooden: What the Obituaries Missed Published by Michael Lee Stallard on June 5, 2010 08:17 am under E Pluribus Partners , connection culture , employee engagement , human value , inspiring identity , intentional connectors , knowledge flow John Robert Wooden, the legendary basketball coach, died yesterday.

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Diversity & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

This blog was recently nominated for Kevin Eikenberry’s Best Leadership Blogs of 2010 , and I noticed recently that Kevin was taking heat from the gender police for having only one woman on the list of nominees. In evaluating any relationship in the value chain I’m looking for value, talent, performance, leverage, efficiency, economy of scale, work ethic, integrity, character, discipline and many other traits irrespective of your skin color, age, etc.

To Impart Your Values

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit To Impart Your Values Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 8, 2010 03:53 am under E Pluribus Partners , character , connection culture , employee engagement How do you impart values to the people you are responsible for leading, including your children? Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

Real Dysfunction Today, Hidden in Plain Sight

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Real Dysfunction Today, Hidden in Plain Sight Published by Michael Lee Stallard on August 25, 2010 04:42 pm under Uncategorized Many individuals and organizations today are in a funk. 2 Comments so far davidburkus on August 26th, 2010 Tony Hsieh’s new book on Zappos is a great example.

Should CEOs Have Term Limits? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Posted on July 7th, 2010 by admin in Leadership , Operations & Strategy , Rants By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth I have read some interesting articles and blog posts of late on the subject of CEO term limits, and felt this topic worthy of discussion. Furthermore, last time I checked a CEO can always be removed for lack of performance, or moral and ethical indiscretions, so what purpose do CEO term limits serve other than to disincentivize the CEO?

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Burnout Results From Living in Conflict with Values

Michael Lee Stallard

4 Comments so far Casey Ross on August 9th, 2010 Hey Michael! Michael Lee Stallard on August 9th, 2010 Hi Casey, Thanks for your comment. Best wishes and warmest regards, Michael Getting in the Autumn Groove | Sylvia Lafair - Elegant Leadership on September 7th, 2010 [.] The Leadership Blog Carnival: Take a spin | RoundtableTalk on September 8th, 2010 [.] Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

The Anxiety of Learning

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit The Anxiety of Learning Published by Michael Lee Stallard on July 7, 2010 03:21 am under knowledge flow Here’s a link to a brilliant interview of Edgar Schein entitled “ The Anxiety of Learning.&# 2 Comments so far Siddhartha Bhattacharjee on July 7th, 2010 A fantastic read,thanks for sharing. Sid Michael Lee Stallard on July 8th, 2010 Sid, Glad you liked the interview.

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Building Your Brand “Buddy The Elf” Style – Part 2 :: Women on.

Women on Business

If they are feeling your brand understands them and their needs, is innovative, is a good value, and cares about them, they are now ready to jump in and interact with you.

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Serving a Cause Greater than Self

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Serving a Cause Greater than Self Published by Michael Lee Stallard on November 14, 2010 06:30 am under connection culture , human value , intentional connectors Recently when Jason Pankau and I spoke at an internal meeting of the ITA Group , we learned that one afternoon their employees split up into teams and went out into their community to serve non-profit organizations.

Strengthen Your “Critical Connections” at Work

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Strengthen Your “Critical Connections&# Published by Michael Lee Stallard on November 24, 2010 03:09 pm under connection culture , employee engagement , leadership Research has shown that people perform better if they take time to create checklists that break their work down into necessary tasks.

StrategyDriven Podcast: Employee Engagement

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit StrategyDriven Podcast: Employee Engagement Published by Michael Lee Stallard on May 29, 2010 05:49 pm under Uncategorized Recently I was a guest on the StrategyDriven podcast with host Nathan Ives. We discussed leadership, employee engagement, productivity and innovation. 2 Comments so far davidburkus on June 1st, 2010 Listen to it awhile ago, just got to this post.

When Good Blooms from Gloom

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit When Good Blooms from Gloom Published by Michael Lee Stallard on August 14, 2010 10:49 am under E Pluribus Partners , Uncategorized , character , connection culture Two stories in The New York Times this weekend reminded me that good often blooms from gloom. 2 Comments so far Jack Dean on August 14th, 2010 That was great, Mike.

Connection Cultures in Faith Communities

Michael Lee Stallard

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Two is the Magic Number: A New Science of Creativity

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Two is the Magic Number: A New Science of Creativity Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 15, 2010 10:08 am under connection culture A thought leader whose work I follow closely is my friend Joshua Wolf Shenk. Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

Vince Lombardi on Broadway?

Michael Lee Stallard

Published by Michael Lee Stallard on October 30, 2010 01:58 pm under character , connection culture , employee engagement It takes guts to bring a drama to Broadway these days without a megastar playing the lead. Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee StallardMichael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Vince Lombardi on Broadway?

What Are “Sustainable Values”?

Michael Lee Stallard

Published by Michael Lee Stallard on May 17, 2010 05:41 am under E Pluribus Partners , connection culture , employee engagement In my last post, I wrote about “sustainable values,&# i.e. the beliefs and behaviors that produce an inspiring identity, human value and knowledge flow in groups that help people thrive individually and collectively. Cultures that have these values exhibit superior strategic alignment, employee engagement, productivity, innovation and overall performance.

Friedman and Seidman on Character and Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Friedman, Seidman on Character & Connection Published by Michael Lee Stallard on July 15, 2010 09:43 am under Uncategorized Here is an outstanding session from the Aspen Institute’s Ideas Festival where Dov Seidman and Tom Friedman discuss the importance of individual and corporate character in a connected world.