At work, my opinions seem to count.

Hear Me: Employees want to feel valued. They want to know that their input is important and that they are making a significant contribution and a difference to the environment in which they work.

Try This Now:

  • Schedule regular times to talk with employees to specifically ask for their opinions.
  • Follow up regularly with employees about their ideas, even if action did not occur.

Tools for Action:

Use this Engaging Conversations: Opinions Count Tool to ensure employees feel their opinions and ideas count.

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Originally produced by Gallup. Adapted with permission.

Three Ways to Create a Culture of Idea Sharing

Be open to each team member’s opinions and feedback.
Regularly contact others to get their opinions.
Provide feedback on opinions you solicited.

When people feel involved in making a decision, they typically have a greater sense of responsibility or psychological ownership of the process, which can mean better business results.”
- Gallup