When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute. – Simon Sinek
Today, Tim and I talk about breaking out of the slump of your work routine and beating disengagement in the workplace, a problem 70% of U.S. workers face according to the State of the American Workplace report by Gallup. As leaders, we assume the role to help our team find their passion and empower them to work within it. When your team is actively disengaged it is your responsibility as a leader to build a better culture, no one else in the organization carries that power and opportunity.
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However, leaders are not immune to this feeling; I have found that when leaders find themselves in a state of disengagement it tends to be because they are too far from their passion and purpose in the organization. When you find yourself in this position, you have to commit to reconnecting with the why behind your work. Get back to the root of what caused you great passion in the beginning and reengage your efforts. Scott Harrison exemplifies this greatly in his work with Charity Water. Listen in now as we discover different ways of handling workplace disengagement at all levels.
Question: What are ways you can help your team become reengaged in the work they are doing?