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May 2022 Newsletter

"To See Ourselves as Others See Us"
When poet Robert Burns penned those words more than two hundred years ago about seeing ourselves through the eyes of others in his famous poem (To a Louse, 1786), he could not have known they would apply so fittingly today.  As a manager or leader in our organization, we often fail to consider how others see us or how our words and actions may negatively affect them … think “lack of engagement” or “negative turnover”.
Instead of looking in the mirror and reflecting on whether our hair is combed or if the jacket or sweater fits well, a wise leader will look beyond the outer image, go beneath the surface.  He or she will evaluate and look inside their true self.
 
Viewing our deeper selves and blind spots and then honestly recognizing what we see is a difficult task.  Getting to the truth will require the help of others since some people know only one side of us.  Deciding what we are going to do with the information we receive will require help too, because it’s easier to make no change.  If you’re tempted to think that way, remember change is the only way to grow.
 
So, facing two paths – CHANGE and NO CHANGE – let's say we opt for CHANGE.  What will keep us on the straight and narrow path?  
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Mending The Engagement Gap
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Driving Organizational Success Through Employee Engagement
Although employee engagement remains one of the most vexing problems facing organizations today, companies around the US are finding success in boosting engagement using a variety of strategies. Yours could be one of them. In his work on employee engagement, world-renowned HR analyst Josh Bersin lays out five basic conditions employees need met to engage with their work fully.

In this eBook, we examine those five factors, how PXT Select™ helps companies meet them, and what other organizations are doing to engage their employees and beat the odds right now.

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Take care and enjoy the day!
Jim McKelvey
Great Lakes Profiles, Inc.
Human Capital - Getting It Right!
(248) 693-3328 Office
(248) 388-0697 Mobile
Jim@GreatLakesProfiles.com
www.GreatLakesProfiles.com
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