cohesion

The Power of One

Early on, I learned that true leaders act on behalf of others. However, a leader cannot be in a position to serve others until they serve “the one,” meaning they see the humanness in an individual before solving anything on a larger scale. We encourage this at South Carolina Federal Credit Union by working intensely …

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Employee Engagement is Not Enough: Three Simple Ways to Gut Check for Cohesion

Most HR publications and educational conference agendas are packed with commentary about the importance of employee engagement. The disconnect is when organizational leaders think engagement is simply a form of commitment. Fostering engagement—which includes employees being committed to successful results of the company—requires creating an environment where teamwork thrives and value abounds. This type of …

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Calling Off the Engagement: Why Engagement Is Out and Cohesion Is In

“Engagement” is the most commonly misused term in current management circles.  More often, unsuspecting organizational leaders do not even know this is happening. Unfortunately, a myopic focus on engagement as the solution to employee retention has actually lulled employers into misguided thinking. Whether intentional or not, employers have been led to believe if they describe …

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