Employee Engagement

Do your employees go the extra mile to ensure projects are completed on time?
Do your employees proactively resolve issues and look for solutions?
Does your organization collaborate and coordinate work to get results, like a winning professional sports team?
Are you getting the best quality of work from your employees?
Do you wish you could answer “yes” to all these questions?

Our ENHANCE performance™ process will solve your engagement and employee attraction, retention and motivation challenges getting in the way of your organization’s potential to grow and ability to consistently hit its targets. We’ll help you get to say “yes” to all of those questions.

As you know, 76% of employees are disengaged, not fully productive, and most organizations are unable to turn this around. Many engagement initiatives miss the mark and fail to motivate employees to put forth the extra effort to add value and help your company stay competitive today. We understand the problem and have the solution. Engaging your employees’ full potential will give you a competitive edge.

Benefits of working with us include:

  • Increased revenue and profitability
  • Successful corporate culture implementation
  • Higher employee productivity
  • More innovation
  • Improved morale and teamwork
  • Enhanced corporate reputation
  • Greater retention/less employee turnover
  • Cost Savings due to fewer absences/sick-days, and fewer disability, workers comp and employment dispute claims
  • Better employee performance
  • Working with an expert who has a proven track record from 19 years of experience building and diversifying teams, developing processes, policies and practices to implement strategies, and successfully strengthening corporate cultures and teams for start-ups, Fortune 500s, and mid-sized companies.

Performance Consulting

Our employee performance consulting promotes lasting improvements in productivity, loyalty and contribution. Our book Get Employee Engagement: Future Proof Company Strategies provides a comprehensive overview of the factors that inspire dedication and proven ways to motivate employees to take ownership and give extra effort.

We developed the ENHANCE employee performance™ model as a flexible, systemized approach to build and sustain enduring corporate cultures and high performance teams. Read the book Get Employee Engagement for specific recommendations, tools and strategies to boost employee and company performance. The ENHANCE methodology is summarized as:

Eliminate biases and barriers to productivity.

 

Notice strengths and weaknesses.

 

Harness employee input, skills and experience to create value.

 

Align individuals based on common ground.

 

Navigating individual interests, change and conflict.

 

Communication.

 

Entrepreneurial execution.
In addition to consulting services, we offer trainings to support the development of your employees. We provide uniquely actionable corporate trainings and workshops on the topics of Diversity, Change Management, Communication and Employee Engagement for employees, managers and executives, as well as continuing education courses for Legal and HR. All of our seminars are developed by a former General Counsel and designed to address real issues you face on a daily basis. The trainings and workshops are delivered either live at your location or through video conferencing, and some are certified for continuing education credits. Contact us to schedule a training, or get more information.

Below is a brief description of some of our seminars that improve employee engagement and performance. A full list of our trainings can be found in our Services menu.

Managing Diversity: The Benefits of Differences and Navigating the Storms
(Certified for 2 CLE, including 1 Elimination of Bias CLE, and 2 HR Continuing Education credits)

This 2-hour workshop is geared for managers, HR, Legal, and executives who manage or support teams with diverse employees. This workshop provides a comprehensive discussion of why diversity really matters (it’s not what you think), best practices for diversity and the real challenges of having diversity. The discussion also covers:

  • Conflict resolution for diverse groups
  • Expectation setting across diverse “norms” and assumptions
  • Optimizing diversity
  • Integrating diversity to streamline operations, processes and practices
  • Leveraging diversity to maintain competitive edge

 

This is offered on-site at your selected location in CA. We set the time and date based on your schedule, for your convenience.

Get Women in Corporate: Understanding and Solving Gender Diversity
(Certified for 2 HR Continuing Education credits)

This 2-hour workshop is geared for managers, HR and executives who are struggling to attract and retain women in all functional areas, including managerial and executive roles. The materials uncover the true barriers to placing women in traditionally male dominated corporate roles, and provide proven solutions to consider. A facilitated discussion of your organization’s particular challenges is included. The discussion covers:

  • Perceptions of different leadership styles
  • Identifying and managing implicit biases
  • Common concerns of women in the workplace
  • Practicalities of implementing initiatives and making changes to address this issue

 

This is offered on-site at your selected location in CA. We set the time and date based on your schedule, for your convenience.

The Diversity Upshot: Teamwork for Inspired Performance:
(Certified for 1 Elimination of Bias CLE and 1 HR Continuing Education credit)

This 90-minute communications workshop is designed for employees at all levels, and focuses on generating a sense of teamwork between diverse employees. The following topics are covered:

  • understanding the work ethic, perspective and desires of various generations (millennials, baby boomers and Gen X), genders and cultures
  • principles for communicating and working well with anyone
  • how inherent biases lead to communication breakdowns, misunderstandings and conflicts
  • how to promote a positive, fun environment with smooth teamwork and trust.

 

This is offered on-site at your selected location in CA. We set the time and date based on your schedule, for your convenience.

Communications that Click: Motivating Employees and Inspiring Teamwork

This training is designed for managers, executives, entrepreneurs and business owners with 2 or more employees. In 1 hour, you will learn a process and tactics that dramatically improve your relationships with employees. You will get:

  • tactful ways to deliver feedback
  • how to approach difficult or uncomfortable conversations
  • non-confrontational conflict resolution
  • context and expectation setting
  • rapport, team and loyalty building
  • modern motivational tools and practices

 

This actionable training delivers specific, practical tips you can use immediately to receive more value and productivity from your employees.

This is offered on-site at your selected location in CA. We set the time and date based on your schedule, for your convenience.

Conflict Resolution Skills

This training is designed for HR, legal mediators, and other professionals who deal with interpersonal conflicts, first hand, on a regular basis. This provides a deep dive into conflict resolution techniques and practices that work universally, across people of diverse backgrounds. The emphasis is on conflicts in business settings, including:

  • workplace bullying
  • cross-functional conflicts
  • manager-employee conflicts
  • co-worker conflicts
  • customer disputes
  • negotiation breakdowns and business disputes
  • resolving and settling claims before they go to litigation

 

This is offered on-site at your selected location in CA. We set the time and date based on your schedule, for your convenience.

Communicating Clearly: How to Set Expectations that Build Trust

This training is designed for anyone in business, but especially people- managers, executives, entrepreneurs and business owners. In 1-hour you get the 5 steps to hone your communication skills, including a number of tips to become a better listener.

After this training, you will be able to eliminate distracting and time-wasting misunderstandings, and improve your business relationships.

This is offered on-site at your selected location in CA for groups or via webcast for individuals. We set the time and date based on your schedule, for your convenience.

Leveraging Age Diversity: Overcoming Business Challenges by Bridging the Generation Gap:
(Certified for 2 HR Continuing Education credit)

This 2- hour training is designed for employees at all levels, and fosters appreciation for the different perspectives of people with varying amounts of work experience. With mutual respect, employees and managers can learn from each other and coworkers can collaborate to generate high performance, innovation and achieve stretch goals. The following topics are covered:

  • understanding the work ethic, perspective and desires of various generations (millennials, baby boomers and Gen X)
  • Setting expectations and giving helpful feedback
  • respectful communication
  • resolving conflicts
  • engaging enthusiasm and fostering teamwork to leverage talents and experience

This is offered on-site at your selected location in CA. We set the time and date based on your schedule, for your convenience.

Contact us to schedule a training, or get more information.