BlogHints, tips and thoughts around emotional engagement
When people ask us what we do, we always say, “we work in the field of employee engagement”. Most people nod and say “ah right”, which makes you assume they get it…but maybe they don’t. So, what is employee engagement? A quick trawl of a few thoughtful websites will...
Here’s an example… We were asked recently to help the employees of two companies who had just been merged through acquisition. Both companies knew that engagement of their people was vital. We approached this from an emotional standpoint. Here were the facts: the...
Tasked with organising a meeting, conference or event? Here in Video 2 of our Memorable Meetings series we discuss Duration and Timings and how this is critical to setting your meeting up to succeed…read more
Tasked with organising a meeting, conference or event? Here we introduce the Purple Monster PIE model in order to help you create a Memorable Meeting…read more
Is it a process or a journey? We begin by having an initial discussion to establish what your challenge is, and if it is a process that needs communicating, or a journey that needs sharing. We’ll also discuss timelines, audiences and budget. The commercial magic then...read more
I would like to tell you a short anecdote that will explain why a process map or a journey line is a great tool to communicate information and data to others… Every year, my partner and I take a road trip around Italy. We’ve been doing this for several years now and...read more
A piece from Anna on the insight she gained from a week's work experience with Purple Monster... The definition of employment is: ‘The state of having paid work.’ When you leave education, the world becomes a much bigger place, and you are no longer protected...read more
“Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?” “Control Freak… Now you say, ‘Control Freak who?’” By the very fact that your team is a virtual team, you have a problem if your default state is that of a control freak or a micro manager. They aren’t there. You have to trust them, and,...read more
Anyone that knows us knows that we love to approach engagement challenges in new and creative ways. One thing we are often asked about is "Behavioural Change". This is no easy task to achieve in any circumstance, so we decided to see what we could find out about this...read more
After having a few years away from any sort of work other than family life, George is back! Tasked with putting together an article about something to do with changing our behaviour? Righto... Trying to get employees to change their ways hasn't gone away while she...read more