Motivating and Engaging Employees

Motivating and engaging your employees is key to your success as a leader.  Good managers are able to help people feel confident, motivated and valued. This session will focus on the key strategies that will help you lead your team to higher productivity, lower turnover, innovation and improved business results.


  • Identify the role and importance of motivating employees to the success of your department and organization.

  • Learn what drives employee engagement.

  • Identify what leads to staff de-motivation and lack of engagement.

  • Identify and develop strategies to help you motivate your staff to higher levels of productivity and workplace engagement.

  • Develop and implement a plan to build employee engagement for your staff.

Facilitator: Vicki Parsons

With more than 20 years of business experience coupled with her knowledge, enthusiasm, and understanding of organization behavior and human resources, Vicki Parsons creates powerful and positive changes in organizations. A sought-after facilitator, consultant, and speaker, she is commonly described as competent, energetic, and fun. Vicki weaves entertaining, humorous, and inspiring anecdotes into her face-to-face and virtual workshops.

Vicki has held executive leadership roles in organizational development, human resources, and operations where she was accountable for quality, customer service, effective processes, and achieving results. Vicki has provided consulting services to profit and non-profit organizations, providing the necessary tools to leaders and individual contributors for long-lasting, positive development in leadership, team building, organization change, and customer service. She teaches college-level courses and delivers workshops in various Business subjects and creates online leadership development courses.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration from the University of Northern Iowa and a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in organizational development from Upper Iowa University.

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