Employee connection affects engagement, empowerment, inclusion, psychological safety, retention, turnover, sales, productivity, management, customer satisfaction, and financial performance – in a nutshell – everything. Bringing out the best in them – what Mike Flentje would term getting “maximum discretionary effort” – is a leader’s highest and best use.

Please watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis shares his thoughts on how to better foster an employee friendly environment. We’d love to hear what you’re doing to stay connected to your employees. Please share with us in the comments.

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