by Eleanor Jones
At its core, business is simply a network of interconnected conversations. And the health of a company can often be gauged by watching the interactions between employees and their leaders.
In toxic companies, conversations are usually destructive and leave people feeling disconnected. In healthy companies, the conversations create environments where workers feel heard, mirrored and validated.
According to Dan Prosser, entrepreneur and author of Thirteeners: Why Only 13% of Companies Successfully Execute Their Strategy, here are “connecting conversations” that supervisors should be having regularly with their employees:
1. Conversations that encourage contribution. Employees want the chance to make a difference—to contribute something meaningful to the company’s outcome and be appreciated for it. "When you assign responsibility and allow people to provide solutions that you actually put to use, they wouldn't...(register to read more)