“I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.”
- Herbert Henry Lehman
According to Gallup, compensation and bonuses are not correlated to productivity or engagement, but employees who feel their opinions count does.
1. Host a monthly “Question and Answer” forum at which team members can raise concerns and invite key leaders to the forum.
2. When a team member asks to talk about something, immediately schedule a time to listen
3. Follow up on commitments from meetings and inform everyone affected about what was done
4. Schedule regular times to talk with team members specifically to ask for their opinions.