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 …

3 simple actions to boost team empowerment

In the race to reduce costs and delight clients, organizations are seeking to develop leaders who empower their employees. By empowering employees, they hope to see decisions made closer to the customer/user, improved response times, higher employee engagement and more time for strategic thinking by managers. At it’s heart, em-POWER-ment is about the transfer of power to a person or …