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    My Manager Looked Away ... AGAIN

    December 4, 2013 Posted by : Tim Hagen
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    "During my last meeting my manager heard an email come in and he peeked at it thinking I did not see him" - a typical scenario all the time!

    Disengaged managers prompt a lack of trust and at times literally start the resume building process for some employees (little does the manager know).

    Here is some info to wake people up:


    According to the Gallup Organization, 70% of employees are either not engaged or actively disengaged.  This creates a negative environment in the workplace.  An actively disengaged employee is someone who is unhappy with their job and/or employer and they tend to tear down what their engaged coworkers have built up. Luckily, only about 15% or less of the total staff are actively disengaged employees; however, they can have a major effect on the positive influence of the engaged employees which usually consists of about 25% to 30% of staff.  Even with this engaged staff who is committed to the company, the disengaged personnel can negatively influence the 55% to 60% of non-engaged staff.


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    The Manager Looked Away ... AGAIN!

    About Author

    Tim Hagen
    Tim Hagen

    Tim Hagen founded Progress Coaching, a Training Reinforcement Partner Company, in 1997. His entrepreneurial career began in college leading to positions in sales, sales management, and sales training for small and large corporations, and eventually ownership of several training companies. Tim is often a keynote speaker at companies teaching the value of coaching and conversations in the workplace. He possesses a unique combination of hands-on experience, academics, and innovative insight to solve the industry’s most common challenges specific to workplace performance. Tim holds a bachelor’s degree in Adult Education and Training from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

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