Category Archives: Employee Engagement

Skip Engagment: Run ‘attitude adjustment’ sessions (starting with yourself).

I suppose it was only a matter of time until my musical talent was discovered. Perhaps a more realistic telling of the tale was that I’d blagged my way into a paying gig (€200) for an afternoon session in the … Continue reading

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Unleashing Staff Energy: The Magnificent 7

The Holy Grail for consultants is to find the answer to the following question: ‘How do you develop a high-performance organization?’ Assuming that lessons from particular cases can be ‘applied’ across all client organizations’– it offers the carrot of a never … Continue reading

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Staff Empowerment: Unleash the Power Within your Organisation

“Every employee comes equipped with a mind; at absolutely no extra cost” (3M Slogan) Alhos de Agua (‘Eyes of the Water’), is a small town near Albufeira in the Algarve. After a mainly liquid dinner, we were feeling zero pain. … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Concerts: How to get Staff Engaged

I recently attended two concerts in Dublin’s 02. The first sojourn was to hear the Eagles.  Even if you’re not an Eagles fan, the concert was stunning. More than the music, they told the ‘story’ of how the band developed … Continue reading

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The Importance of Having Fun @ Work

Let’s talk about fun and work – putting two words into the same sentence that you don’t often see side by side. I recently attended a fundraiser organized by Ulster Bank. After a day of activities, we ended up eating … Continue reading

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Event Management: Less is Definitely More

I recently attended a Leaving Certificate graduation ceremony for my son, Cillian. It’s a Catholic school so they decided to have a mass, which, I suppose, is understandable. And some music.  About 12 separate pieces actually. Then some speeches.  The … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement For Dummies! You Always Remember Your own Song

We were playing a gig in a pub on the Malahide Road. There were 8 musicians, a range of instruments and an eclectic play list – blues, rock, jazz, and pop. In my case, it’s not so much musical expertise … Continue reading

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