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A difficult email.

If you are a leader or a manager of people, would you be willing to send the email below out to your team? Maybe you can do one step better, put them on your corporate intranet and allow people to take a poll? Sound risky? Well, it is not nearly as risky as operating your organization or department with disengaged employees.

If you have not read the book First, Break All The Rules I highly recommend it.


Please read and respond to the below questions. Please answer them honestly for I must evaluate myself personally. Once you partake in this, send the questions to your employees and evaluate yourself as a manager and leader. We will be reviewing the results in an upcoming management meeting.

I know what is expected of me at work.
I have the materials and equipment I need to do my work right.
At work, I have the opportunity to do what I do best every day.
In the last seven days, I have received recognition or praise for doing good work.
My supervisor, or someone at work, seems to care about me as a person.
There is someone at work who encourages my development.
At work, my opinions seem to count.
The mission/purpose of my company makes me feel my job is important.
My associates (fellow employees) are committed to doing quality work.
I have a best friend at work.
In the last six months, someone at work has talked to me about my progress.
This last year, I have had opportunities at work to learn and grow.

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