Resources

Performance Ratings: The Hunger Games at Work

There’s something inherently wrong with the ritual of rating and ranking practiced by some of the world’s largest and most prestigious companies. I’ll give you three reasons why — and also tell you how you can quit performance ratings once and for all.

Employee Recognition: Four Tips for Giving the Gift of Appreciation

At holiday time, it’s often customary to give something to team members. Starbucks gift cards and holiday cookies are popular choices. But here’s a better, more meaningful way to show employee appreciation. We’ll give you four tips to help get you started.

Employee Appreciation Ideas: Seven Insights from Top Workplaces

by | November 20, 2018 | Appreciation, Top Workplaces

Employee appreciation matters. Employees thrive on it and it motivates them too. We know this because workers across the country consistently tell us so. We spoke with several companies that earned high ratings from employees for showing appreciation and here are seven key insights.

Catalytic Coaching: This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Recipe

Leaders I work with always try to guess what makes Catalytic Coaching so effective. Why is the process such a game changer for organizations? Read on … I’ll tell you what’s behind the secret recipe.

15 Culture Drivers That Improve Employee Retention

The labor market is heating up. So, how can you ensure your best employees will stick around? Our research points to 15 culture drivers that will help you to improve employee retention.

The Clever Coach: Five Tips for Your Coaching Input Meeting

by | October 16, 2018 | Catalytic Coaching

It’s time to reflect on this year’s accomplishments. If only you could remember! Never fear — I’ve got some powerful tips and tricks for removing this stress and preparing for your coaching input meeting.

Happy “1st” Birthday, Energage

Cheers! Here’s to making the world a better place to work together

We’re celebrating our “first” birthday and the progress we’ve made toward building culture technology solutions that are improving company culture. Let’s toast with a free gift for you!

Employee Engagement: The Foundation of Better Workplace Safety

Was it the chicken or the egg?

Which comes first: Engaged employees who create a safe workplace, or a safe workplace that drives employee engagement? We invite you to read on and find out.

Employee Survey Results: A Revolutionary New Look

by | September 18, 2018 | Survey

Energage is awarded the patent equivalent of a unicorn

We’ve been hard at work for years, looking for new, simpler ways to analyze and visualize employee survey results. We think we’re onto something, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office agrees. In fact, they awarded us with a first action allowance. Here’s the big reveal!

The Collins Bus: Coaching to Get the Right People in the Right Seats

“Get the right people on the bus, the wrong people off the bus, and everybody in the right seats.”

In Good to Great, Jim Collins says leaders of successful organizations start with “who.” So, how do you do this? My suggestion is quite simple. Coaching. Not evaluating. Not grading. But coaching.