Posts in: Engagement

How One Man’s Cable Company Made Him Die 3 Months Too Soon

  When it comes to getting service of true quality, times are tough. One of the best gauges of how positive most service interactions are is asking people to recount a recent “remarkable” experience. They are – as likely as...
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Top 5 To-Do’s When Your Merger Press Release Hits The Wire

Co-Authored by: Sarah Le Roy In our last blog post, 90% of Mergers Fail Without These 5 Crucial Elements, we focused on the organization’s role in a merger. Today, we’re focusing on the individual’s role  - people absolutely can and...

SHIFT Moms Know Best…

Co-Authored by: Misti Aaronson, Jessica Drew, Eliza Graham, Sarah Le Roy, Rita McDearman, Daley Navalkowsky, and Stephanie Ranno We are on a mission to SHIFT the work world to transform the real world.  Get us talking about our mission for long...
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90% of Mergers Fail Without These 5 Crucial Elements

Co-Authored by: Rachana Dixit 90%: That’s the failure rate for mergers and acquisitions, according to Harvard Business Review. So how can you ensure your newly merged organization is part of the other 10%? First let’s look at all work every...

How SHIFT Untangles Your Gold Necklaces on Date Night

"I’m going crazy!" "What is making me crazy?!" "Why is everyone crazy?!" "Who can I blame for driving me crazy?" "What can I point to for causing all the craziness?" "PLEASE – STOP – DRIVING ME CRAZZZZZZZZZZZZZY!!!" Our world took...

1000 Words On How eQ is Inspiring Your Business to Grow Regardless

eQ’s mission is to shift workforce engagement from 70% disengaged to 70% engaged. Our work fosters a network of purpose-driven, like-minded people.We are changing the work world to change the real world.A picture is worth a thousand words, and below...

How Daring Entrepreneurs Tap the Bizarre and Fascinating Relationship Between Productivity and Happiness in 5 Minutes a Day

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How to Win a Gold Medal By Not Wanting to Win a Gold Medal

Stunning. Inspiring. Historic. These are the terms I used to describe the performances of Usain Bolt, Simone Biles, Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel. As my kids (13, 11, and 8) continued to talk, loudly (none of them have...

Do You Dare to Ask Precise Questions? This May Surprise You.

What do you mean by that? At some point we all have a need to clarify – how someone describes their experience, the expression on someone’s face, or a suggestion that is made. Regardless of the circumstance, we strive for...