Posts in: employee engagement

January 20, 2022 SHIFT

Make Storytelling Your Team's Superpower

If you don’t think you’re a storyteller, we’ve got news for you. You are. As humans, we tell stories all day long – and it’s more than just childhood fables we’re sharing. Whether you’re an HR pro rolling out a new company...

January 4, 2022 SHIFT

Connection: Driver of Company Culture

A whopping 62% of HR professionals agree it has been difficult to maintain workplace culture during the pandemic, according to SHRM’s 2021 Culture Refresh Report – are you surprised? We all know culture can make or break your...

December 2, 2021 SHIFT

Top Resources to Add to Your Employee Experience Toolkit

Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace: 2021 Report found that “roughly 7 in 10 employees are struggling or suffering, rather than thriving, in their overall lives.” Currently, only 36% of U.S. employees are engaged in their...

October 25, 2021 SHIFT

How to Retain Your Top Talent

After serving 50+ companies over the last 18 months of the pandemic, SHIFT and Latch CEO and founder Joe Mechlinski found that retention is the top concern for executives right now. That’s why we hosted a live webinar dedicated...

May 20, 2021 Eliza Graham

Can a Tough Year be the Catalyst that Changes how Employers Support Employees?

"Anything that's human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting and less scary."~Mr. Rogers May is mental health...

March 9, 2021 Joe Mechlinski

Communicating Your Story to the Four Personality Types

When a psychiatrist at an acclaimed institution begins a relationship with a new patient, the standard intake session will require some sort of personality test.  After all, it’s imperative they know as much about who they’re...

March 5, 2021 Eric Stewart

How to Find Your 'Reason For Waking Up In the Morning'

It’s not an easy question to answer. In fact, it’s intended to really stretch your mind. To really cause deep, deep introspection into the circumstances of how you live your life. This is the foundation of a very old Japanese...

March 1, 2021 Joe Mechlinski

10 BEST Inspirational Videos Under 5 Minutes

With employee engagement levels at an all-time low (and falling fast), I’d like to share with you 10 short videos with tremendous impact. We’ve used these videos in countless retreats, keynotes, trainings, and strategic planning...

February 15, 2021 Andrew Freedman

6 Best Practices for Effective Communication: Remote Work and Beyond

Effective communication is at the core of every high-functioning workplace. It helps relay information, build relationships, and create trust, among other things. Although we’ve been working to refine our abilities to...