Bye, Employee Engagement. Hi, Human Intelligence

Mar 11, 2017 | 3:30pm – 4:30pm CT
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Bye, Employee Engagement. Hi, Human Intelligence


From startups to mega-corporations, US companies are wasting billions of dollars in the quest for employee engagement. But the only starting point for a fulfilled, optimally productive workplace is getting real about your CEO’s human intelligence. Leaders need basic human skills that aren’t taught in business school (self-awareness, anyone?); without them, engagement efforts are an embarrassingly shiny façade failing to mask underlying issues.
Data shows that employee engagement only succeeds when it stems from a founder/CEO’s personal commitment and is reflected in her or his behavior. This session will address the fallacy of employee engagement and the pioneering path forward.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Solo
Event Type: Session
Track: Workplace