Improving employee engagement is rooted in a strong manager-employee relationship. Interactions between employees and managers should include: * Defining goals, demonstrating improved performance and assessing progress toward achieving goals * Collaborating to discuss the employee's professional growth and development more than once a year * Having ongoing conversations * Creating opportunities to learn, grow, acquire new skills, try different ways of doing work and take on exciting challenges Successful managers should never look at communication and engagement as a finished product. Instead, they should coach their employees by identifying wins and misses, motivating employees to go beyond what they "think they can do," connecting employees to potential mentors and holding them accountable for their performance. This session give a clear blueprint how to go from just talking to actually connecting with employees. Program Objectives: * How to create and communicate a crystal clear vision for results that they want their team to produce for the way they would like their team to interact with each other and for the kind of people they desire on their team * Uncover the hidden challenges that sabotage their communication success with leadership and team building * Cultivate an environment where team members are inspired to create powerful results where everyone is connected to the mission, each other and the customers.