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Here’s how you get employees to take ownership over their work (part I)

There's a strong link between employees who take ownership, having a culture of accountability, and having a high trust workplace in high-performance workplaces. These elements must be embedded into the value and culture of a company in order to see the benefits.This is post one of a three-piece series on building a culture of ownership, accountability, and trust in the workplace.Ownership in the workplace We take ownership when we believe that taking action is not someone else’s…See More
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Brennan McEachran posted a blog post

Here’s how you get employees to take ownership over their work (part I)

There's a strong link between employees who take ownership, having a culture of accountability, and having a high trust workplace in high-performance workplaces. These elements must be embedded into the value and culture of a company in order to see the benefits.This is post one of a three-piece series on building a culture of ownership, accountability, and trust in the workplace.Ownership in the workplace We take ownership when we believe that taking action is not someone else’s…See More
Wednesday
A blog post by Brennan McEachran was featured

Your Employees Hold the Key to Innovation

Innovation remains a key focus and stated priority for many organisations, and for good reason. The world is enamored with disruptive companies success stories because they create a desire to a) create their own equally disruptive offerings and b) a fear of becoming obsolete. But with disruption leading the…See More
May 9
Brennan McEachran posted a blog post

Your Employees Hold the Key to Innovation

Innovation remains a key focus and stated priority for many organisations, and for good reason. The world is enamored with disruptive companies success stories because they create a desire to a) create their own equally disruptive offerings and b) a fear of becoming obsolete. But with disruption leading the…See More
May 9
A blog post by Brennan McEachran was featured

Ditch your employee suggestion box: it may be doing more harm than good

Academic research into suggestion systems highlights a huge variance in the impact that the average employee suggestion box has vs. a high performing program for managing employee ideas. In fact, the average …See More
Apr 26
Brennan McEachran posted a blog post

Ditch your employee suggestion box: it may be doing more harm than good

Academic research into suggestion systems highlights a huge variance in the impact that the average employee suggestion box has vs. a high performing program for managing employee ideas. In fact, the average …See More
Apr 26
A blog post by Brennan McEachran was featured

Foster a culture of ideation using a whiteboard

Since whiteboards were first introduced to offices in the 1990s, they have become an essential tool for every organisation — how they are being used, however, can have a huge impact on the success of your company.One of the most beneficial ways is as an idea whiteboard, ideally in conjunction with brainstorming exercises.Idea whiteboard systems come with a host of benefits like being the start to building your …See More
Apr 20
Brennan McEachran posted a blog post

Foster a culture of ideation using a whiteboard

Since whiteboards were first introduced to offices in the 1990s, they have become an essential tool for every organisation — how they are being used, however, can have a huge impact on the success of your company.One of the most beneficial ways is as an idea whiteboard, ideally in conjunction with brainstorming exercises.Idea whiteboard systems come with a host of benefits like being the start to building your …See More
Apr 20
Brennan McEachran posted a blog post

How to facilitate a successful brainstorming session [workbook]

This post will help you facilitate a great brainstorming session. Use it in conjunction with the Brainstorming Workbook as a basic plan for conducting an effective session lasting two hours to a full day for up to 25…See More
Apr 13
A blog post by Brennan McEachran was featured

An Employee's Sense of Control Can Improve Engagement

Giving employees a sense they have some control over their work and environment has the ability to drastically improve the level of motivation they bring to their jobs and engagement as a…See More
Apr 4
Brennan McEachran posted a blog post

An Employee's Sense of Control Can Improve Engagement

Giving employees a sense they have some control over their work and environment has the ability to drastically improve the level of motivation they bring to their jobs and engagement as a…See More
Apr 4
Bernard Keith Althofer commented on Brennan McEachran's blog post How Employee Feedback Impacts Engagement
"The absence of any communication between a manager and a worker may have a direct impact on engagement, how the worker views management, how the worker performs in the workplace, their attitude and approach towards other workers and managers, and…"
Mar 31
A blog post by Brennan McEachran was featured

How Employee Feedback Impacts Engagement

Employees who receive helpful, continuous feedback from managers not only work better and are more motivated, but they’re also much more engaged.A survey conducted by leadership trainers Zenger Folkman that …See More
Mar 28
Brennan McEachran posted a blog post

How Employee Feedback Impacts Engagement

Employees who receive helpful, continuous feedback from managers not only work better and are more motivated, but they’re also much more engaged.A survey conducted by leadership trainers Zenger Folkman that …See More
Mar 28
A blog post by Brennan McEachran was featured

What Should Replace the Employee Engagement Survey?

It’s time to rethink the employee engagement issue.The change we need to make is to redefine engagement beyond an annual HR measure to a continuous, holistic…See More
Mar 22
Brennan McEachran posted a blog post

What Should Replace the Employee Engagement Survey?

It’s time to rethink the employee engagement issue.The change we need to make is to redefine engagement beyond an annual HR measure to a continuous, holistic…See More
Mar 22

Profile Information

What would you like to share about yourself?
Brennan McEachran is the Co-founder and CEO of SoapBox. SoapBox creates software that makes it straightforward for organizations to give employees a voice. Whether your focus is on collecting feedback or soliciting ideas to drive innovation, SoapBox makes it easier to act on employee input that drives real business value. Visit SoapBoxHQ.com to learn more.
Company website/blog
http://soapboxhq.com
How many employees in your company?
1-49
What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
Technology, employee engagement, high-performance workforces, retention, innovation, corporate culture, leadership, future of HR
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking, Referrals between friends, Very targeted/niche, Invitation only

Brennan McEachran's Blog

Here’s how you get employees to take ownership over their work (part I)

Posted on May 24, 2017 at 20:30 0 Comments

There's a strong link between employees who take ownership, having a culture of accountability, and having a high trust workplace in high-performance workplaces. These elements must be embedded into the value and culture of a company in order to see the benefits.

This is post one of a three-piece series on building a culture of ownership, accountability, and trust in the workplace.…

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Your Employees Hold the Key to Innovation

Posted on May 8, 2017 at 20:30 0 Comments

Innovation remains a key focus and stated priority for many organisations, and for good reason. The world is enamored with disruptive companies success stories because they create a desire to a) create their own equally disruptive offerings and b) a fear of becoming obsolete. But with disruption…

Continue

Ditch your employee suggestion box: it may be doing more harm than good

Posted on April 25, 2017 at 20:30 0 Comments

Academic research into suggestion systems highlights a huge variance in the impact that the average employee suggestion box has vs. a high performing program for managing employee ideas. In fact, the average …

Continue

Foster a culture of ideation using a whiteboard

Posted on April 19, 2017 at 20:30 0 Comments

Since whiteboards were first introduced to offices in the 1990s, they have become an essential tool for every organisation — how they are being used, however, can have a huge impact on the success of your company.

One of the most beneficial ways is as an idea whiteboard, ideally in conjunction with brainstorming exercises.

Idea whiteboard systems come with a host of benefits like being the start to building…

Continue

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