A recent Gallup study reveals a concerning fact: only 32% of employees strongly feel connected to their colleagues, impacting various aspects of business success. This lack of connection leads to reduced productivity, increased absenteeism, higher turnover rates, and lower customer satisfaction.
Highlighting the issue, the Society for Human Resource Management reports that 47% of employees admit to feeling lonely at work. Addressing this is not just a moral imperative but a strategic move for business success.
To combat these challenges, businesses can implement strategies like team-building activities and open communication channels to foster a sense of belonging, unlocking the full potential of every employee.
About Jesus Jesse Hernandez
Meet Jesse Hernandez Jr, the author of "Becoming the Promise You Are Intended to Be" and Founder of Depth Builder LLC. With a focus on enhancing communication skills and fostering trust in improvement initiatives, Jesse guides leaders by illuminating their blind spots. He teaches them adaptive leadership approaches that secure employee "buy-in."
Drawing from extensive experience in the construction industry, Jesse addresses a noteworthy aspect: despite the daily interactions between manual and office personnel (constituting 60% of the workforce), the challenges of these interactions are often overlooked.
Connect with Jesse on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessedepthbuilder/
Read his book Becoming the Promise You are Intended to Be https://www.amazon.com/Becoming-Promise-You-are-Intended/dp/B0C4WVPLLK
Jesse's Business Site The Depth Builder https://www.depthbuilder.com/
What We Discussed in this Episode on How Leaders should Connect with their People:
- Navigating Communication: Manual Workers vs. Office Personnel - Key Differences?
- Avoiding Pitfalls: Common Mistakes in Team Communication
- Fostering a Safe Workplace: Daily Habits for Employee Expression
- Guiding Teams: Techniques for Constructive Feedback and Guidance
- Lean Methodology Enthusiast: Improving Team Connection Continuously?
- Empowerment in Leadership: Cultivating Ownership and Decision-Making
Subscribe to our monthly Simply Human Newsletter https://simplyhuman.substack.com/
About the Growth Hacking Culture Podcast
The Growth Hacking Culture Podcast is a series of insightful interviews with prominent experts on mindsets, skills and mental resources to grow individually, lead motivated teams and create human-centric work cultures. These episodes are about thought provoking ideas to scale up and growth hack human-centric and performing work cultures. Hosted by Ivan Palomino.
This episode is sponsored by:
PeopleKult [behavioral science, tech and analytics to scale up the next generation work culture]
The Cornerstone Advisory [innovation, performance and growth for future-focused organizations]