An area organisations regularly fall down on, acknowledgement is one of the most important human needs.
It is the feeling of being heard and an emotional validation of who we are and what we are experiencing. In the workplace we focus on 3 key areas within acknowledgement:
One of the most common mistakes we see, clarity is the simplest of our 8 themes but often an area that is underestimated in terms of importance.
It’s the ability to think without distraction and to concentrate on relevant information and tasks. In our neuroscience model we hone in on:
ENGAGEMENT THEME:PERSONAL GROWTH
To grow is something all human beings want and need - Loosely speaking, it is the process of fulfilling our own potential.
Growth opportunities offer us new experiences, challenges and learning both inside and outside the workplace. At work we consider growth in relation to:
Pointing your team in the right direction is one thing, but are you giving them the tools they need to do their job?
Having approval and the necessary resources is key for employee engagement and could easily influence whether an organisation succeeds or fails. In our neuroscience model we focus on:
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Consider the flow of information in your organisation. For example too much information can overwhelm a new starter, too little information can leave them feeling isolated. Learn to love the art of information flow in your organisation as it really does make a difference to the engagement and happiness of your employees.