“That’s an amazing invention, but who would ever want to use one of them?” This is what President Hayes said to Alexander Graham Bell when he first saw the telephone in 1876. Now, fast forward over a century, and answer this question: what was the first thing you did when you woke up this morning? If you’re like most cell phone users, there’s a good chance you started your day by checking your device to catch up on the things you missed out on from the night before. It’s no secret that our phones have become our lifeline. As their capabilities continue to increase, so do the attachments we have to them.Read More
We’re halfway through the year. January seems like a long time ago and December is still a long way out. But the clock is ticking toward Q4, and that means it’s time for a goal check-in. It’s easy to set ambitious goals in January, but how are you doing on them now? How about your employees? Have they accomplished what they set out to do?
The data makes it clear that organizations that cultivate high levels of engagement also deliver exceptional performance regarding productivity, revenue, profitability, retention, customer service and other key metrics. Knowing this, you want new employees to reach high levels of engagement as quickly as possible. In fact, engagement starts before the hire, whether you're being intentional about it or not.
“Millennials are addicted to their phones.”
“Baby Boomers don’t understand technology.”
“Checking Facebook at work is completely acceptable.”
“Checking Facebook at work is completely unacceptable.”Read More