July 7, 2015

As I’ve shared before, an engaged culture requires a contribution from leaders and employees. Employees have a responsibility to show up in the right frame of mind, prepared to contribute their time and talent in a way that will help build the culture. Employers have a...

June 10, 2015

A couple weeks ago I wrote about the ongoing challenge of employee disengagement. In that blog (Which You is Going to Show Up?), I mentioned that The Gallup Organization poll continues to show employee engagement around 30 percent. Disengaged employees make up 55 perce...

May 22, 2015

The most recent employee engagement poll from The Gallup Organization indicates that employee engagement hasn’t changed much. According to the poll, only 30 percent of employees are engaged. That’s right … line up 10 of your employees, and 7 of them are at some level o...

March 4, 2014

All indications were this man was dead. His hospice nurse said he was dead. A family member said he was dead. And upon his arrival, the coroner declared him dead. This man was gone.

But not so fast … workers at this Mississippi morgue were shocked when the man started k...

February 4, 2014

This past week I had the privilege of working with a client’s management team in California. We spent some time discussing those things we do that cause disengagement within our teams. We came up with a great list of items (which I’ll share some on this blog over the n...

March 29, 2013

For the past few weeks I’ve been working on a leadership development program for a volunteer organization. My experience in most organizations is that leaders are spending too much time managing tasks and not nearly enough time leading people, and I’ve learned that it’...

August 8, 2012

As college football prepares to start a new season, perhaps no team is struggling to find its identity as much as Pennsylvania State University. The actions of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky have forever scarred the lives of so many young boys, and forever sta...

July 2, 2012

Few things scare me. I’m not a big fan of heights, and I won’t hang around a snake long enough to find out what kind it is. But one thing does scare me … loss of control.

There was a time in my life I had to control everything. I lived by the saying that if you want som...

June 29, 2012

This Sunday represents an important time of the year. As we consider how we’ve handled the first half of the year, we have an opportunity for “intermission” over the weekend as we enjoy this year’s halftime. You see, Sunday starts the second half of the year.


March 6, 2012

This past week the National Football League uncovered a bounty program for players of one of the top teams in the league. The bounty pool rewarded players with big-dollar payoffs for knocking targeted opponents out of games. I am a huge fan of professional football, so...

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Clint Swindall, CSP

- Speaker, Trainer & Author

Clint is a seasoned professional speaker you can depend on to educate, entertain, and engage. Clint Swindall understands the power of engagement. He understands the critical roles both leaders and employees play in building a culture of engagement, and how a focused effort for both can dramatically improve an organization. Here in his blog he shares some of his knowledge and understanding of people to help you where you are in your personal and business life.

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"Engaged Leadership is the best of both worlds: an engaging business story coupled with a primer on the practical skills all leaders need. In the book, Swindall provides many useful tools for successfully meeting twelve major leadership challenges. I recommend it."
—Mark Sanborn, author of The Fred Factor and You Don't Need a Title to Be a Leader

"If you want to have a team where leaders and employees are working hand-in-hand to build a culture of employee engagement, then you need to read this book. I'm confident it will help you become a weekday warrior." —Jon Gordon bestselling author of The Energy Bus and Soup

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