Build Engagement & High-Performing Teams

Why workplace engagement & high performing teams are critical to your business success

Most of us agree that people are a company’s greatest asset. To move your company forward, you have to start with people.

You can’t move forward if people aren’t motivated to give you their best. America’s number one talent management problem is employee engagement, with only 29% of employees engaged, enthusiastic and fully absorbed in their work.

Disengaged employees cost you money in employee turnover, decreased productivity and damaged morale. You lose $3400 for every $10,000 you pay a disengaged employee in annual salary. Lost productivity costs the American economy roughly $350 billion per year.

Additionally, you can’t move your company forward if your teams perform poorly. These teams aren’t productive; projects don’t get completed on time. People are on opposing sides, in their separate silos, not communicating and in subtle or overt conflict. When there is communications, they’re indirect. There’s an avoidance of disagreements, and an ongoing failure to solve problems. Wasted time, reduced trust, poor decision-making, low morale and commitment, even sickness and absenteeism are all signs of low performing teams. Poor communications alone costs the economy $37 billion a year.

But these challenges can be resolved; problems can be fixed

The good news is you can manage tough situations like these by connecting on a human, relational and emotional level. You can communicate effectively and powerfully to get what you need. You can read between the lines to understand what’s really going on, moving people from resistance or apathy to engagement and even passion for their work.

If this is so easy, why am I stuck?

Because you may not know how to fix these seemingly intractable problems. Often business leaders get so busy with day-to-day operations, they take people for granted. Or they ignore people problems and sweep them under the table to avoid conflict.

Unfortunately, ignoring people problems with “business as usual” limits your business potential. It lowers workplace engagement, decreases morale and promotes such psychological toxicity that productivity spirals down. Your employees gossip at the water cooler. Then your best ones leave to find other jobs. Eventually, your profitability takes a hit. You can’t ignore these kinds of problems.

OK, so what do I do?

The best thing to do is find a trusted advisor, or a coach, who can help you get out of your head and into your heart. Choose with care; not all have the skill to address complex people problems. You want someone with advanced psychological training and extensive experience. Someone who connects with you on a human, emotional level. Someone whose heart is focused on getting you business results.

Our approach will get you there

As trusted advisors and executive coaches, we help companies deepen engagement and build high performance teams. We have advanced degrees in clinical social work, management and psychology, with a combined total of almost 70 years of experience with individuals and teams. One of us has been called “a marriage counselor for business, a sort of Mr. Fix-It for business problems.”

We get you real-world business results because we bring the best of BUSINESS and PSYCHOLOGY to our work with you. Call it the sweet spot where business and psychology meet. We’re experts at how to use emotion to propel the change process along. We dig deeper. We get into causes. We don’t just deal with symptoms. We don’t waste your time or effort. Everything we do is customized to your needs.

Our hearts are focused on getting you business results. Learn more.

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We can help you. Call us (Bob or Andrea) at (610) 446-4981 or via email. We’d be happy to talk to you at no charge and with no obligation. Visit us online at: to learn more.