Episode 106 – You are responsible for engagement

Today, Dawn Shuler revisits the topic of engagement as a two-way street – equal responsibility for both the employee and the manager.  She also mentions the 3 needs that trigger discretionary effort (meaning that the employee *wants* to make the effort), positive leadership, and the connection between engagement and thriving. Resources mentioned:  The Collaborative Employee Engagement Model Other podcast episodes mentioned: Collaborative Employee Engagement Model, The Deeper Why, and Environmental Fit
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Episode 105 – Are you counteracting the din?

Do you realize the din that is all around us? Apps on our phones, news, family obligations, the cry to be healthier, even our own hobbies…. it’s a constant din. So how do you counteract it? What if you created a culture that 1) acknowledged the din, and 2) proactively advocated for reducing the din? What would that do for your engagement, productivity, and results? Other episodes referenced:  Are you purpose driven? and Why employee engagement is something you must focus on
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Episode 104 – Are you purpose driven?

At the heart of every email, meeting, project, department, organization, or initiative is … what is its purpose?  While you may not consider yourself to be particularly purpose driven, listen in as Dawn Shuler explains the POM (Purpose-Outcome-Method) model and how it can be applied to everything, even vacations. Other episodes referenced:  Deeper Why and Forward Motion
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Episode 103 – The real question you want to ask

You survey your employees. You ask them if they have job satisfaction, if they’re professionally challenged, if they can see themselves at your company in the next three years. But that’s not the real question you’re really asking. Listen in to today’s episode as Dawn Shuler reveals what you really want to know. Other podcast episodes referenced:  What do your employees really think about working at your company? and The right people in the right seats
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Episode 102 – Imbalance is a premeditated resentment

While Dawn Shuler had previously debunked expectations being premeditated resentments, in today’s episode, she talks about how imbalance is actually premeditated resentment, because if you don’t bring it into balance, the continued imbalance will cause resentment (or other problems). She discusses the two steps to take to correct imbalance, as well as the 7 capacities to explore to help bring in balance and maintain it. Previous podcast episodes mentioned:  Manage expectations and Environmental Fit.
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