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Meaningful Engagement: The "WHY"

Understanding "meaningful engagement" and "what" creates it can be of tremendous value to everyone!

Whether you are a CEO, classroom teacher, instructional leader, engagement officer or and anyone charged with "people-to-people" relationship management, understanding "why" you do "what" you do matters!

So often people simply go through the "motions" of "what" they are doing without ever understanding "why" they are doing it!

The roots of "Meaningful Engagement" begin with an understanding of "why" you are doing "what" you are doing.



"Why" - in this instance - does not mean a cursory understanding of organization mission - but rather a personal, philosophical understanding that resonates with "who" you are - and - your "purpose" for the greater good beyond you!

Failing to understand the impact of not knowing your "why" has on engagement and how to overcome it may slow both personal and organizational success and growth.

As always – if you would like to learn more about this topic - or - book me to speak with your organization - or - discuss coaching opportunities, 
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