One Thing That MUST Happen to Create Engaged Employees

One Thing That MUST Happen to Create Engaged Employees

Creating engaged employees starts with this one thing.

There is one thing that MUST happen in your meetings to create inspired and engaged employees.

What is this one thing?

Research has proven that when employees see the higher purpose of their work, they are more productive, engaged, and healthier.

Highly Engaged Employees

So there is one very effective must-do thing in each meeting to foster highly engaged employees. Simply take some time to tell at least one story about how your product or service is making a difference for those you serve. Share testimonials, bring in satisfied customers, or open up the dialogue for the team to share their success stories.

Another way is to have the team create a mission statement for something they can rally around in terms of who they are and what they do.

One of our clients (one of the largest banks in the world) instituted that practice on our recommendation in all of their branches. In every meeting, they brought forth examples of a client or customer that they made a difference for. Within 6 months of this regular practice, engagement scores shot up, and team members started upselling clients because they saw real value for their customers, rather than merely pushing to meet the bank’s sales quotas.

Dr. John Izzo delivers keynotes around the world on various topics like creating engaged employees.

Instead of merely focusing on the numbers or tasks at hand in your meetings, create a space to talk about the higher purpose and how each team member makes a difference. Doing this will create engaged employees and doing this as a regular practice and watch your team engagement grow.


Dr. John Izzo has spoken to over one million people, advised over 500 companies, authored nine best-selling books, and helped some of the world's most admired companies. He has been a pioneer in creating successful businesses and emerging work trends for over twenty-five years.

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