Are you en-dulling people at work?

The opposite of engagement is endullment. Endullment comes from the education literature and means the dulling of people’s minds through lack of intellectual participation in the classroom. At work, mind-numbing repetitive tasks, endless hours producing reports you know nobody reads, a hyper-focus on evaluation scores, tick-box compliance processes, constricting rules and a culture of fearing making a mistake all contribute to the …