Employee Engagement Intelligence Briefing: 2017.05.08 – 2017.05.12

I’m Simpson…Gregory F Simpson, Agent In Engagement.  Below is the latest intelligence briefing on employee engagement. Follow @agtinengagement to stay current with the latest updates.



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A Strategist’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence

strategy+business: “As the conceptual side of computer science becomes practical and relevant to business, companies must decide what type of AI role they should play.”





10 Ways To Motivate Your Employees, For Free

OfficeVibe: “In this post, we share 10 free ways to motivate your employees, along with the truth about what really matters to them. Spoiler alert: it’s not money.”



A Data-driven Case for Understanding the Impact of Employee Engagement on Retention

Entrepreneur: “How can you keep your own employees from jumping ship to your competitor? The answer may be as simple as engaging them.”



Social Mindset: A Key to Engaging People

QAspire: “Real engagement happens when we focus, not on generating engagement, but doing right things that increase human engagement.To be able to adopt a social mindset, leaders need to be equipped with deep understanding of how social, networked and self-evolving structures work.



This Week in Employee Engagement: May 12, 2017

Maritz Motivation Solutions: “The utter explosion of digital content presents countless opportunities for learning. Start here to narrow down your search each week in the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership!”



Engagement Weekly: Getting To The Heart Of The Matter

Allen Communication: “Learn about the latest in employee engagement within various industries. This week’s influential authors look at the heart of the matter when it comes to employee engagement whether it’s the difference between engagement and experience or whether it’s hard numbers that move engagement forward.”



4 Myths About Rebooting Performance Management

Globoforce: “The low expectations expressed in the phrase “Our performance management is fine” are indicative of how much we’ve lost sight of our people. We seem perfectly happy to settle for “fine” on their behalf. But if our intentions for investing in performance management are to connect our teams to our strategies and goals, to recognize outstanding contributions, and to enhance the development of each individual’s capabilities, how can we possibly continue to tolerate “fine”?”



The Story of This 70-year-old Intern May Be The Next Hot Trend in Recruiting

LinkedIn Talent Blog: “Critchlow’s internship at Pfizer is an impressive win. It was an unusual one, too—and something that Pfizer hasn’t yet figured out how to continue in the future. But if you’re interested in spearheading your own senior internship program, Susman has offered a few helpful takeaways.”



Failed Performance Management: The Fix

The Gallup Blog: “Two forces have disrupted what is traditionally called “performance management” — changing it to something more accurately described as “performance development.””



4 Tips: How to Cultivate Mindfulness at Work

Achievers: “While mindfulness is a highly personal state of being, to me, it is the feeling of being more aware of myself and what’s happening around me. This takes dedication and a willingness to be fully aware of even the most-minute aspects of my daily life, both at home and at work. It may feel awkward and uncomfortable at first to carry this mindset over into your work life, but with time, mindfulness can give you the tools to handle the ups and downs of office culture. No matter how you achieve it, once you experience the effects of having a mindfulness practice, it can help you to successfully navigate all areas of your life. To get started, here are four areas of focus that will help cultivate a mindfulness practice within the office.”




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