Drivers of Sustainable Workplace Engagement

Drivers of Sustainable Workplace Engagement

Companies that rank high for employee engagement are more profitable, more productive, have better customer ratings and fewer safety incidents (Gallup). Here are five tips to help fire up employees engagement. Before you take any of these steps, consider this a...
5 Keys to Successful Portal Development

5 Keys to Successful Portal Development

There’s a lot of confusion between the terms digital workplace, intranets, portals and hubs. To me, they all describe the same thing – a collection of digital tools, and/or a common digital space, that helps employees stay focused and on top of relevant information,...
Asking Questions Shouldn’t Be Scary

Asking Questions Shouldn’t Be Scary

What is it that employees want from their managers? Simply put – timely, respectful and relevant communication. And even more precisely, the April 2015 Gallup study finds that employees want to know that they can approach their manager with “any type of question,”...
5 Ways to Build a Culture of Engagement

5 Ways to Build a Culture of Engagement

A Gallup Business Journal article states that “only about one-third of U.S. workers are engaged at work and just 13% of employees worldwide are engaged.” That’s a problem – especially since engagement has a direct effect on business results. Compared to their less...
4 Tips to Engage Hearts and Minds

4 Tips to Engage Hearts and Minds

Superior leaders lead through effective communication. The “secret sauce” is engaging hearts and minds to inspire action. Did you know that many of the so-called “rational” decisions we make – and the way we behave – are governed by our emotions, and that our emotions...
Build Trust by Staying Ahead of Visible Signs

Build Trust by Staying Ahead of Visible Signs

People notice visible signs before you “officially” tell them anything. These signs constitute anything out of the ordinary, everyday experience, including: Frequent closed-door meetings in an environment where doors are almost always open Unannounced visits by...
How to Succeed in Business

How to Succeed in Business

What is it that makes businesses succeed year after year? Top performing companies have these six things in common: Focus on the Customer This should be the number one priority of all businesses and organizations. You can support a “customer first” culture...
Tips to Navigate Change in Your Organization

Tips to Navigate Change in Your Organization

Change is here to stay, and to a certain extent, it is always disruptive. Regardless of whether you are planning a large change or an update of some kind, engaging employees through effective communication is key. It can compress the transition and minimize the...
The Workforce of Tomorrow

The Workforce of Tomorrow

As the workplace landscape continues to evolve, here are some key trends to watch for. Are you prepared? For more information about employee engagement and leadership communication, contact me at beth@on-the-same-page.com. For more insight check out ADP Research...
When It’s Time for a New Direction…

When It’s Time for a New Direction…

It takes courage to move your business in a new direction, and change can be difficult. Change is also an opportunity for great success — individually, as a team and as an organization. Here’s what else you need to change direction. For more information on...
Four Tips for More Meaningful Communication

Four Tips for More Meaningful Communication

One of the most practical, highest return on investment activities is communicating to engage. A Dale Carnegie infographic on employee engagement states that companies with engaged employees outperform those without by up to 202%. The infographic goes on to list tips...
5 tips to build effective virtual communities

5 tips to build effective virtual communities

Corporate communications is no longer just about talking TO employees. It’s also about building internal digital communities that facilitate communication AMONG those employees. In today’s world, we have to be able to foster and maintain effective virtual...