Another reason both of these are good is because they quote various research on happiness, optimism, etc showing there are tangible, measurable effects of what we focus on and how it can help in our productivity, creativity, and health. Any company should want to encourage this in their people.
The changes we need to make to create a positive intentional impact are minor.
Maybe not yet. I’ve started reading the 68 page report to figure out how and what they’re measuring. And I would love to hear from someone at SHRM and Gallup to compare their seemingly disparate outcomes on employee engagement. I’m sure there’s more to come. Please take a look at the reports and let’s work through this together.
Feels great to get the first episode up for the podcast! In this episode I simply share my history and inspirations around this topic.
Ari Weinzweig and his work at Zingerman’s. Specifically you can access their free resources at ZingTrain.
Jack Stack, Founder, President and CEO of SRC Holdings Corporation. His book The Great Game of Business started me down this path (or confirmed beliefs I had before) of looking for a way to involve the whole team in the running of the organization.