1. Be in the moment

2. Be authentic & humanistic

3. Volunteer discretionary effort constantly

4. Model high performance - desired behaviors that drive desired results

5. Respect & leverage separate realities

6. Be curious versus judgmental 

7. Look in the mirror first - be accountable

8. Have courageous conversations

9. Provide timely, clear & specific performance expectations & feedback

10. Teach, coach & mentor - spend at least half your time developing others 

Remember, it's about progress not perfection! 

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Positive responses to these questions indicate employee engagement

1. Do you know what is expected of you at work?

2. Do you have the materials and equipment to do your work right?

3.  At work, do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day?

4.  In the last seven days, have you received recognition or praise for doing good work?

5.  Does your supervisor, or someone at work, seem to care about you as a person?

6.  Is there someone at work who encourages your development?

7.  At work, do your opinions seem to count?

8.  Does the mission/purpose of your company make you feel your job is important?

9.  Are your associates (fellow employees) committed to doing quality work?

10.  Do you have a best friend at work?

11.  In the last six months, has someone at work talked to you about your progress?

12.  In the last year, have you had opportunities to learn and grow?