Imagine you’re invisible. When others make decisions or offer services, they don’t acknowledge you. Your voice isn’t heard. This invisibility confers upon you two things: an existence where those around you don’t acknowledge your presence or your contributions, and an exis- tence where you can’t find help to solve your challenges and become “un-invisible.”
Creating a team-building culture starts with individual, engaged employees. Engaged employees are happier at work, get more done, and routinely go above and beyond their job descriptions. They also encourage other employees to be more engaged and productive. Most importantly, these employees are proud to be a part of their companies and are likely to stay long-term. There is no one simple set of actions that will create increased engagement levels.
LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE
To continue to reinforce your learning from this workshop, when you return to your team use the table below to assist you to reflect on the concepts introduced. Your reflection may also incorporate other behaviours that you have observed from other leaders within your workplace as well. You should aim to identify at least 10 different situations. As part of your reflection, identify some of your key strengths and opportunities for improvement in the way you apply business and report writing skills within the workplace.