Studies show that 70% of your employees are checked out at work… and it’s costing you!
Have you seen the 2013 Gallup State of the American Workplace Report? It’s one of the clearest reports yet on the vital importance of having an engaged workplace culture. Among the findings were these shocking numbers:
- Employees who are disengaged: 70%
- Employees who are engaged: 30%
Of the 70 percent of American employees who are disengaged, 20 percent are described as “actively disengaged”—they essentially hate their jobs. This leaves fewer than one in three employees to push the rope uphill with very little help from the rest.
A lot of bad things happen around acquisitions. If you’re being acquired, it’s rarely pretty. And if you’re the one acquiring, the Wharton School of Business says your chance of failure is greater than 83 percent. And even if you don’t go down in flames in the opening round, the real heartaches continue for two years after the acquisition as two dark forces are inevitably unleashed:
The “us vs. them” conversations, including the need to make somebody else wrong, and
The bickering about whose system to follow, because no one has really sorted out the best practices.
Here is a short three-minute video that presents an example of creating a movement. It’s not about the leader, it’s about the first follower. The first follower enrolls the second which in turn begins a movement or momentum.
While the video is taken by an amateur, I think you’ll get the concept and how it would apply to your organization.
It’s party time… that time you’ve been waiting for to pick off the top loan customers key deposits from the weak banks around you that are floundering. You don’t need to buy them IF you know how to pull in all the business with ease. To do that, you must shatter the myths that will keep you in a state of inertia: