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Motivating and Engaging Employees

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to motivate and engage employees—a key management skill for leaders that want to increase productivity, employee retention, and the bottom line.

Employees don't work for companies. They work for people. Which means employee engagement begins and ends with the leader. Your leadership style directly impacts engagement in your organization. Why does it matter? Higher engagement leads to greater productivity, customer loyalty, employee retention, and profits. In this course you can learn what employees need in order to do their best work and how to provide them with purpose, meaning, and control. Talent maximizer Roberta Matuson busts common myths about employee motivations and shares practical way to increase engagement—including low-cost solutions to show employees they are valued and relationship-building strategies that will lead to lifelong connections with the members of your team.


  • Welcome
1. Employee Engagement Begins with the Leader
  • Current state of employee engagement
  • Why you should care about employee engagement
  • What motivates and engages today's employees
  • The three types of employees in terms of engagement
2. The Engaged Employee
  • Ways companies can influence employee engagement
  • How managers can better engage employees
  • Manage disengaged employees
3. Engaging Employees
  • Myths regarding employee engagement
  • What employees want from their leaders
  • Build a magnetic culture
4. Creating Lifelong Connections with Employees
  • Use purpose to drive employee engagement
  • Give employees control
  • Low cost ways to show employees they are valued
  • Next steps

Taught by

Roberta Matuson

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