Statistics say that about 70% of your employees suffer disengagement from their jobs. Unfortunately, many leaders have no idea how to engage their employees, often because of insidious “blind spots” in their thinking. Root Inc. consultancy co-founder Jim Haudan and CEO Rich Berens warn that failing to recognize these blind spots can cause you to stifle your best employees instead of giving them the autonomy to do their finest and most engaged work. To transform your organization and unlock the potential of your employees, the authors say, just open your eyes.
About the Authors
Jim Haudan is a co-founder of Root Inc., an organizational change and development consultancy, where Rich Berens is CEO and “Chief Client Fanatic.”
Comment on this summary
2 years agoVery nice summary of what is obviously an important book. Definitely worth a read for anyone who works in team-based organizations.
5 years agoVery nice read; great quote “If you can’t find a way to employees’ hearts, their minds won’t follow”.
5 years agoShould be mandatory reading - definitely for management
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