You can’t do it alone; in fact, your people should be your most valuable resource. While they will never care as much about your company as you do, there are lots of ways to pump up their passion for what they do. The more you can inspire them, the harder they will work for you.
But all those who’ve managed people know that impassioning employees is easier said than done. Every company is different; there is no cookie cutter approach to effective employee engagement. You can start by reading this PROFITguide.com special report—Fire up Your Workers—to find out what has worked for companies in a variety of sectors and situations.
Find out how one company went from losing 40% of its workforce one year to being on Canada’s list of top employers list the next, and how another firm learned to communicate and took its engagement score through the roof. Find out whether or not employee ownership is for your business, and the unconventional way to gain insight into what your staff needs to be happy—and productive.
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