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...
So, you've planned your meeting, you've sorted your venue, you've assembled your attendees, you've planned your content and engagement…what's it all for? When people leave, what do you want them to do? "So what?" is today's question in our Memorable Meetings series....read more
So, you’ve got your venue. You’ve got your speakers. You’ve got your theme. What are you actually going to be saying at your event? In this video, we look at ways of getting your content across in an engaging way. Fill in your details to get the rest of our PIE Model...read more
It's easy to make assumptions on what people know, or what you think they know, because, try as you might, you can't forget the knowledge you already hold. What can you do to strike the balance between content and pre-existing knowledge? What do you know? Baseline...read more
Looking to find the special something that will tie together your content, sessions, venue and tone of the day? Well, we've got the answer...Yes. It’s all about the theme. This is the next part of the Intellectual element of the Purple Monster PIE Model. Whether...read more
The Intellectual element of the Purple Monster PIE model considers the content and messages that need to be covered within the meeting. Often this is the main, if not only part of the meeting which is focused on. In this video, we provide some tips on how to avoid...read more
In this video - the final section of the 'Physical' element of the Purple Monster PIE model - we look at what you can create ahead of the event to help people remember the key messages, support the overall theme and provide valuable reference information...read more
A virtual conference can still engage people (By the way, if you want to see a video where we show you what a virtual conference can look like, scroll to the bottom of the page!) With all the stresses and strains of working life, it’s tough to take the time to...read more
Tea or coffee? The next part of the Physical element of the Purple Monster PIE model tackles the tricky subject of refreshments. It may seem obvious, but for something that initially seems so trivial, it really can be one of the most important parts of any...read more