New Study Shows Alarming Number of Low Performers Are Among the Most Engaged Employees.
Leadership IQ recently studied the detailed performance evaluation and engagement survey data from over 200 companies. We found that in42% of companies, low performers report being more engaged – more motivated, and more likely to enjoy working at their jobs – than their middle and high-performing peers. That’s right: in nearly half of workplaces, the folks who are bad at their jobs are the happiest. And as both the Wall Street Journal and NBC’s Today.comnoted, this flies against the popular belief that jobperformance reliably predicts engagement.
The good news is that our study also revealed why an increasing number of great employees feel so demotivated at work. Here are five things leaders can start doing today that directly address the top five high-performer demotivators:
Just a day away from the first event of the year, World Leadership Forum Mexico, and we have all of our efforts focused on bringing you an inspirational and unforgettable experience. With an enriching and exciting schedule, nine experts will present on the challenges leaders today face.
Inspiration, motivation, training and networking through leadership’s driving themes: how to unleash potential through authentic leadership; motivation and teamwork; keys for growth a liberating potential; multigenerational businesses; overcoming obstacles and finding happiness.
In anticipation of two days filled with intense learning, here we are presenting some of the inspiring ideas of the experts who will be onstage in videos, articles, Hangouts and more!
In the whirlpool in which many of us live, words do not always have the relevance that they should, nor are they chosen with the care that they deserve. However, words, and from where they are spoken, are a key to building the authentic leadership we need. So says M.D. and Professor of Leadership and Communication Mario Alonso Puig. He has experienced firsthand the awesome power of words and their importance in human relationships. In fact, this passion has led him to discover his true vocation in teaching and inspiring others.
Author of books such as “Madera de Líder” (Characteristics of a Leader), “Vivir es un asunto urgente” (Living is an Urgent Matter), "Reinventarse” (Reinventing Yourself), and “Ahora yo” (Now Me); his latest book is called "La respuesta" (The Answer). In the following Mario Alonso Puig talks with WOBI in an exclusive interview about authentic leadership and how to discover our purpose in life.