You probably have an idea of where you want to ultimately take your business, but it’s always worth remembering that you won’t be able to reach dizzying heights of business success if you’re not working with others. Indeed, while you will be the leading player at your company, you’re not going to be the only important person in the office. Your staff will also play a crucial role. They can either help you to take your company to the next level, or they can be the reason that you don’t succeed quite as much as you should have.
It’s important to note, however, that it’s not as if your staff is going to hold you back intentionally. If there’s a disconnect between your business vision and the performance of your employees, then it’ll be on you. It’s up to people in the management positions to drive engagement in the workforce. And thus far, this has been a problem that companies have faced: only around 33% of employees feel engaged at work, which means that the vast majority of employees are not engaged.
And if your workforce isn’t engaged, then the business strategy will not be implemented as well as it could have been. The good news is that this is always something that can be improved upon; it’s all about opening the channels of communication, and engaging the employee. To learn more about this idea, why it’s important, and how to do it, take a look at the infographic from USC below.