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Episode 048: Your Managers are Your Biggest ROI
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Your Managers are Your Biggest ROI
Today’s episode focuses on the pivotal role of managers and what we can do now to increase engagement and dramatically improve proficiency and results.
“Our managers are where the ‘rubber hits the road’ in terms of our operational success: they sit at the crossroads of profit and loss, client service, risk mitigation, and employee engagement.”
–Peter C. Atherton, PE
“It’s impossible to engage, grow, and inspire others when those responsible are not engaged, growing, or inspired themselves… we need to solve the manager engagement problem if we want to solve the employee engagement problem.”
–Peter C. Atherton, PE
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Resources Mentioned in This Episode
- ActionsProve’s blog on The New Rules for Employee Engagement – Part 3: Doing Our Job as Managers
- ActionsProve’s blog on Why Work Today is so Unfulfilling… and How to Change It – Part 2: Engaging the Engagers
- ActionsProve’s Leadership & Management Development Services
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About the Host
Peter C. Atherton, P.E. is an AEC industry insider having spent more than 20 years as a successful professional civil engineer, principal, major owner, and member of the board of directors for high-achieving firms. Pete is now the President and Founder of ActionsProve, LLC, author of Reversing Burnout. How to Immediately Engage Top Talent and Grow! A Blueprint for Professionals and Business Owners, and the creator of the I.M.P.A.C.T. process. Pete works with AEC firms and leaders to grow and advance their success through modern and new era focused strategic planning and implementation, executive coaching, leadership and management development, performance-based employee engagement, and corporate impact design.