Leader Engagement Effectiveness Package




Leaders are your best resource to positively influence your culture, drive employee engagement and increase retention. Your employee engagement will never be higher than your leader engagement. This makes the path to success very clear, arm your leaders with the tools they need. In this package we have created the ultimate ‘Toolkit” for your leaders to engage their employees. Guides and best practices provide leaders the confidence to engage their teams and drive increases in key business performance metrics. No matter your organization size or industry, you’re going to want to add this package to your toolbox.
Best for:

  • Organizations of any size looking to increase the ability of their leaders to drive engagement and increase employee retention.
  • New leaders needing to develop their engagement competencies.
  • Existing leaders looking to enhance their skills with employee engagement competencies.

What’s Included:

Leadership Engagement “Sparks”
18 tactics tied to 9 critical leadership competencies proven to increase team engagement and performance. Each “Spark” is 250 – 400 words and formatted to be easily posted or emailed to your entire leadership team to get them thinking about how they can improve engagement among their team members. Included is a discussion of the impact the behavior has on team performance, best practices for improving the behavior, and discussion questions the leader can use introspectively, with their team, and with their leader to effectively implement the best practices.

On-The-Job Leader Training Exercises
11 exercises for leaders to use with team members and managers to improve performance across 11 Leadership Engagement Competencies. Each exercise contains approximately 2 hours of activities leaders can complete over a few weeks to gain new insights into how they can increase their effectiveness. Use them individually as needed, or together as a complete program. Through guided interactions with their team members and manager leaders will learn the impact of their current approaches, best practices proven to work, and adjustments they can easily make to become stronger leaders.

Engagement Team Meeting Guide
A guide to build leaders’ confidence and effectiveness when meeting with team members to discuss how they can improve their engagement skills. Appropriate for leaders to use as part of their regular team meetings or following the administration of an engagement survey, this guide helps them set the right tone, ask for suggestions on how to be more effective, and how to follow-up on suggestions to ensure team members are receptive and supportive.

Leadership Engagement Best Practices
22 best practices proven to improve performance across hundreds of organizations. Covering common opportunity areas such as communication, accountability and building a positive climate these are ideal for HR and Operational leadership teams to implement to address specific areas or used sequentially over time as a leadership skill building initiative.

The individual components of this package are conveniently delivered in a downloadable zip file accessible in your TalentKeepers.com account dashboard.

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Leadership Engagement Sparks
Trust Builder

Clearly communicate performance expectations and the reasons behind changing priorities. 

From an employee’s perspective, nothing is more important than a leader they can trust. Often employees say they want a leader who “has their back” or is their “advocate” with others within the organization.

Central to building this level of trust with team members is not surprising them with new or changing performance requirements. However, the pace of business today requires organizations and leaders to frequently adjust to changing opportunities and challenges. Leaders who are able to effectively communicate changes to performance expectations and the reasons behind these changes have teams who adapt their performance more quickly and maintain higher levels of team member engagement.

Use these tips to ensure you have clearly set performance expectations:

  1. Begin by asking your team members to describe their current performance expectations.
  2. Listen for accuracy and discuss any differences you hear so you correct the performance expectations in these areas.
  3. Ask your team members what you could start, stop or continue doing in the future to avoid missed expectations going forward.

Use these tips when changes to performance expectations are necessary:

  1. First, acknowledge that you are making a change to the team member’s performance expectations and clearly explain the changed expectations.
  2. Explain the business needs which are driving this change. Be sure to use “we” instead of “they” when describing the reason for the change in order to align yourself with the senior leadership team, demonstrate your support for the change and avoid blaming others for the change.
  3. Emphasize that the ability of the team member to deliver the new performance requirements has a direct impact on the employee, the team’s performance, and the organization’s performance.
  4. Ask your team member to describe the new performance requirements, listen for accuracy, and correct as appropriate.

Discussion Question
  Describe a time when your organization or department went through a change that impacted the performance expectations for your team. How did you communicate the change to your team members? What went well and what would you have done differently?

Learn more about using the entire series of Leadership Sparks with your leaders by contacting a TalentKeepers Talent Management Consultant at solutions@talentkeepers.com

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