Henry Albrecht is the founder of Limeade, an employee engagement platform that builds great places to work by improving well-being and strengthening workplace culture.
He has led the company from an idea in his basement to a high-growth, industry-leading employee engagement technology company that serves some of the smartest companies in the world. Henry earned his MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management with an emphasis in technology and marketing and his B.A. in economics and literature from Claremont McKenna College.
Topics covered in this episode:
- Engagement: A deep sense of purpose and connection that leads to extra energy and commitment at work.
- Engagement initiatives without thinking of the well-being of employees is short-sighted
- We’ve fallen in love with people analytics, but we fail to act.
- Square deal-I put in as much as I get out.
- Bi-directional trust. What are you doing to show your employees that you care.
- 3 questions to show you care:
- How do leaders show up?
- What resources do you give them?
- Are managers invested in their people?
- “Care” is the single-most important word we can talk about around employee engagement
- When people can feel that their manager cares about them, they are 38% more engaged at work.
- Learning to take a whole person approach.
- Burnout is a luxury in a workforce who cares.