7 Definitions of Employee Engagement

Have you ever wondered why there were so many definitions of employee engagement? Organizations around the globe are striving to build a culture of engagement, yet the various definitions often [...]

Connection: The Sense of Belonging to Something Greater Than Yourself

Connection is a key to employee engagement because we connect with our organizations through the people with whom we work, the mission and values of the organization, and the work we perform. Our [...]

Podcast: Connection – The Sense of Belonging to Something Greater than Yourself

We connect with our organizations through the people with whom we work, the mission and values of the organization, and the work that we perform. Our work and our company are a part of who we [...]

Employee Satisfaction vs. Employee Engagement in 2018

Employee satisfaction is not the same as employee engagement, it is only one of the three essential components.

Growth: Being Stretched and Challenged in Ways That Result in Personal and Professional Progress

Growing in our jobs doesn’t always mean getting a promotion or a raise. Growth is about mastering new skills, taking on challenges, and pushing to be better—both professionally and personally. [...]

Podcast: Growth – Being Challenged In Ways That Result in Progress

Growing in our jobs doesn’t always mean getting a promotion or a raise; these are components of satisfaction. Growth is about mastering new skills, taking on challenges, and pushing to be [...]

Autonomy: Empowering the Individual to Do Their Best Work

Autonomy is the power to shape your work and environment in ways that allow you to perform at your best. Some people feel stifled in their jobs. In fact, 34 percent of employees say they can’t [...]

Podcast: Autonomy – Empowering the Individual to do their Best Work

What impact does autonomy have on engagement? How do we balance autonomy with accountability? What role does trust play in creating autonomy? Christian Nielson, Principal Consultant at [...]

Meaning: Your Work Has Purpose Beyond the Work Itself

Meaning is one of the five keys in building employee engagement and it may be the most powerful of the keys. The power in Meaning comes because it is self-determined. Meaning is found when your [...]

Podcast: Meaning – Your Work Has Purpose Beyond the Work Itself

Meaning is, simply defined, “I can find purpose in my work beyond just the job or the task itself.” It is one of the most important factors of all the five ENGAGEMENT MAGIC® keys for driving [...]