According to research by audit firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young), employees who use more vacation days are rated higher, have less stress, have lower turnover rates, have improved mental skills, and increased productivity. Most employees ignore this advice, however.
Mark Crowley, leadership coach and author of the book Lead With Your Heart, recently reported that American business is losing its war on employee engagement. Collectively, we get a failing grade. Despite all of the efforts and billions of dollars
One of the challenges of moving the needle for better employee engagement is the mistaken belief that “engagement” is just another word for employee satisfaction or even employee happiness. The problem with “satisfaction” is that it doesn’t set the bar