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Fundamentals of Engagement


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In the first of this 5-part free webinar series, Patrina Clark and Allan Schweyer share the fundamental drivers of engagement and strategies organizations can use to increase employee engagement.

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Fundamentals of Engagement

  1. 1. The Fundamentals of Engagement Pivotal Practices Consulting LLC Webinar Presentation – August 31, 2016
  2. 2. Hosts Allan Schweyer Researcher, Course Designer & Facilitator Patrina M. Clark President, Pivotal Practices Consulting LLC
  3. 3. Source: “Employee Engagement in U.S. Stagnant in 2015” by Amy Adkins (
  4. 4. 1. Understand the fundamental drivers of engagement in human beings 2. Know how to use that knowledge
  5. 5. The Universal Drivers of Engagement
  6. 6. The Hawthorne Experiments
  7. 7. “From the leadership point of view today, organizations that do not pay sufficient attention to people and the deep sentiments and relationships connecting them are consistently less successful than those that do.” Shedding Light on the Hawthorne Studies, 1985 by Jeffrey Sonnenfeld Professor of Management, Emory, Harvard and Yale Business Schools
  8. 8. Play: Autonomy, Experimentation, Improvement – doing the work your way
  9. 9. Purpose: Mission, Meaning. Working toward a shared purpose larger than oneself
  10. 10. Potential: Learning, Mastery, Career Aspirations: Working toward something of great personal value and meaning
  11. 11. Respect: Being included, listened to, consulted with, valued. Belonging
  12. 12. A Demonstration
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  14. 14. The Numbers Puzzle
  15. 15. “ The Army sent me a letter during my junior year at Dartmouth, promising to pay for graduate school. The Navy and Air Force did the same, promising skills and special training. The Marine Corps promised nothing.”
  16. 16. “Remember this. Hold on to this. This is the only perfection there is, the perfection of helping others. This is the only thing we can do that has any lasting value or meaning. This is why we’re here. To make each other feel safe.”
  17. 17. “The evidence – including data from the EVS … suggests very strongly that an inclusive workplace is among the most important levers of engagement, and, in the US federal government, perhaps the strongest driver of all.” FEVS Indices: Correlation to Engagement Index Respect, Listen & Include
  18. 18. Upcoming Free Webinars • Engagement – Yes, It’s Personal (9/21/2016 @ Noon) • Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Results (10/12/2106 @ Noon) • One-to-One Engagement (11/2/2016 @ Noon) • Enterprise Engagement (11/16/2016 @ Noon) Pivotal Practices Consulting LLC (301) 220-3179 |