E49 - How to use the Engagement Wheel for a happier workplace

Introduction:

No matter what attention we give it, employee engagement still remains a problem with 32% of people NOT engaged at work. This is a significant barrier for teams and organisations aspiring to Boundless Leadership.

 

We look at:

  • The four attitudes to break through engagement challenges: Appreciation, Gratitude, Love, Compassion.
  • The four areas to apply it: Self, Colleagues, Team, Organisation.
  • What to focus on when you feel you have NOTHING to appreciate.

Sample focus questions:

APPRECIATION

What can I appreciate right now about this moment?

What can I appreciate about myself?

What can I appreciate about a colleague? (their character, their contribution)

What can I appreciate about the team? (achievement, attitude)

What can I appreciate about the organisation? (purpose, place, people)

GRATITUDE

What am I grateful for right now?

What am I grateful for about myself?

What am I grateful for about my colleagues?

What am I grateful for about my team?

What am I grateful for about my organisation?

Who can I thank amongst my colleagues, in my team, in my organisation?

LOVE

What do I love about my life right now?

What do I love about me?

What do I love about my colleagues?

What do I love about my team?

What do I love about my organisation?

COMPASSION

How can I show compassion to myself?

How can I show compassion to a colleague?

How can I show compassion to my team?

How can I show compassion to other people and teams in the organisation?

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