Special Encore Show: Employee Engagement with Chris Cooper and John Jennings – 5th August 2016

Employee engagement is one of the hot topics of business performance improvement today. In an international survey country employee engagement levels were between  8% to 29% of the average workforce with the remainder ‘disengaged’ or ‘actively disengaged’. When every indicator suggesting that exceptional performance gains occur with an engaged workforce, why is this so difficult to achieve? My guest John Jennings has over 34 years of operational and executive board-level experience in both the public and private sectors for a number of impressive blue-chip companies, including Prudential, Egg and Experian. He has led global teams and studied employee engagement and retention techniques across different cultures. As John and I currently work together to deliver employee engagement change programmes, I thought it was time we got together to share our joint wisdom on how to build a really engaged workforce that outperforms your competition.

This show will be aired Friday 5th August 2016 at 4pmUK/8amPST. To listen please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959/

More about John Jennings & Chris Cooper:

John Jennings

John Jennings
John is an expert in employee engagement, culture change, bespoke customer service skills, and resolution of major operational issues. This is derived from over 34 years of operational and executive board-level experience in both the public and private sectors for organisations, including Prudential, Egg, Experian and Totemic as well as the international renowned Curve Theatre in Leicester. He has led global teams and studied employee engagement and retention techniques across different cultures. He regularly lectures and presents on the key competitive advantages that business leaders can gain by placing an employee-centric approach at the heart of business strategy. A former Branch Chairman of The Institute of Directors, he currently also works alongside show host Chris Cooper delivering employee engagement change programmes.

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Chris Cooper
Chris helps leaders and teams to elevate the performance of their businesses, people and themselves through consultancy, masterclasses, coaching, interviewing, speaking and broadcasting. He has hosted the ‘Business Elevation Radio Show (Be More. Achieve More)’ on Voice America for 4 years, accessed monthly in over 50 countries which has given him unusual access to high achievers and leading business and self development best practice. Chris speaks at events about ‘Engagement Starts With You’, ‘The Power To Get Things Done’, and ‘Elevate Yourself via On-line radio’. He is co-author of ‘The Power to Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It Or Not)’, published in Jan 2016 by Perigee Books (Penguin Random House USA). He has 25 years of multi-functional business experience to board level including 7 years with Mars Confectionery. Chris is also former Regional’ President of the Professional Speaking Association. For more information on Chris Cooper Business Elevation www.chriscooper.co.uk.

This show will be aired Friday 5th August 2016 at 4pmUK/8amPST. To listen please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959/


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