According to research conducted by Gallop, trusting conversations between a manager and their employees is the best way to engage employees. Engaged employees are happier, more productive and innovated. These factors boost the success a business can achieve.
So, my question for you, how do you, as a manager, leader or entrepreneur (particularly if you are at the top) stay motivated and engaged?
A New Approach
I am thrilled to be introducing a new program designed to stimulate great conversation between participants, help you learn more about key business successes, and motivate you personally and professionally to take action and lead change.
Leading business books like Good to Great, the Purple Cow, Pivot, Developing the Leader within You and many more offer readers great success insights that can help each of us be better at what we do.
How many of these insights do you implement after reading a book?
If you’re saying to yourself, not too many, you are not alone. We are all busy and implementing new habits into our busy lives is difficult without daily commitments to yourself and your goals. Consistency = change success.
Coffee and Conversations offers a unique approach to network with other motivated, like-minded business leaders, help identify and extract key learnings from leading business books, dissect and share insights with the group, and create an action item you can commit to for 30 days. Our daily on-line check-ins take less than 2 minutes a day for 30 days but, most importantly, they keep your action item top of mind.
Unlike book clubs where you must commit to reading a different book each month, Coffee and Conversations provides you with a short synopsis of the book which take about 10 minutes to read prior to the meeting. During the meeting, your Leader will facilitate discussion by asking probing or thought-provoking questions. This approach not only amplifies your learning, it also saves you time and improves your own engagement in your job.
Will You Join Me?
Join me in late March 2017 for our first 4-month Coffee & Conversation series. I will be hosting a group in the Metro Vancouver area, and an on-line group via video-conference. Space is limited for each group to ensure each participant has an opportunity to share.
PS — If you aren’t in Vancouver BC, or you would prefer a Virtual Group format, please add your name to our notification list. We will launch a Virtual Coffee & Conversations Business Group in April 2017.