Research tells us that and estimated 85% of employees are not engaged in their work (Gallup, 2017). It also tells us that « pseudo-engaged » teams tell those senior to them what they want to hear. How to draw out their true feelings and leverage their grey matter so that people become proactive and solution-focused to generate the ideas necessary for optimal team performance?
People want to feel valued so they can contribute and engage with creating a positive future. True commitment is obtained after all members of the system feel that their voice has been heard. Once this happens, people feel safe to add to the shared pool of knowledge which generates the constructive dialogue necessary for collective intelligence to thrive. This can only happen when real trust exists. How are you reinforcing trust within your team and throughout your organization at large?
How do you obtain engagement from your teams? Contact us to discuss the unique needs of your organization.