Understanding Employee Engagement with Jacqueline Throop-Robinson on The Remarkable Leadership Podcast with Kevin Eikenberry

What does it take to become passionate about your work? How do you transfer that passion to your team? Jacqueline Throop-Robinson has spent years researching this topic to get to the heart of employee engagement. What she found is that it’s not enough to have meaning in your work. People also need to have a sense of progress. Jacqueline is the founder of Spark Engagement Inc., a global analytics company in Human Resources focusing on employee engagement and best-selling author of Fire Up Your Team: 50 Ways for Leaders to Connect, Collaborate and Create with their Teams (2013). She has found there are 21 drivers of employee engagement. She suggests that it’s not the leaders’ job to make their teams passionate. However, they need to challenge them to find that passion.

In this episode, Jacqueline talks about:

  • The role of the individual in engagement.
  • The role of a leader in engagement.
  • Engagement drivers.

Quote Image: Without progress, meaning becomes a source of frustration said by Jacqueline Throop-Robinson

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