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Facilitators and Trainers Note: Confessions of Reluctant Participants

Though I’ve been facilitating problem-solving, strategy and training sessions for 20 years I’m still periodically baffled when I encounter certain reluctant participants…Were these adults scarred by nasty elementary school teachers? Stunted by punitive parents at the dinner table? Or do they just have a propensity toward introversion or shyness? Continue reading

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How to Get Aligned Employee Engagement

Hats off to Bruce Fern of Performance Connections International. In his recent study that interviewed 100 professionals across industries, 100% of the participants agreed that employees could be “engaged” but engaged in the wrong things, i.e., activities that are not aligned with the company goals or priorities. Continue reading

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New Compact with Workers; Manager as Go-Between

I always think of the managers who have to prop up the walking wounded in the workplace during these rocky times. What are the best practices to maintain employee engagement and productivity in such challenging environments? Continue reading

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