Give employees an outlet to be open about their thoughts and feelings without being judged.
A 2015 study by Aon Hewitt concludes that "leadership and employee engagement are essential for success. The best companies build and sustain a culture of engagement."
Engagement is a dichotomy within organizations—leaders struggle to engage employees, while employees want to, but don't know how to, engage with the organization. As a facilitator and coach, I have observed that when cli