Employee engagement is the key to employee performance. Engaged employees almost always outperform disengaged employees. Their skills and talents are surpassed by their commitment to the organization, its mission, and the roles they play in achieving that mission. Let’s hear what leaders have to say about employee engagement!


Employee Engagement Quotes by Leaders

“Highly engaged employees make the customer experience. Disengaged employees break it.”
–Timothy R. Clark

“When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.”
– Simon Sinek

“The way your employees feel is the way your customers will feel. And if your employees don’t feel valued, neither will your customers.”
– Sybil F. Stershic,  Taking Care of the People Who Matter Most: A Guide to Employee-Customer Care

“There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organization’s overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and cash flow… It goes without saying that no company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to achieve it.”
– Jack Welch, former CEO of GE

“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.”
Anne M. Mulcahy

“Connect the dots between individual roles and the goals of the organization. When people see that connection, they get a lot of energy out of work. They feel the importance, dignity, and meaning in their job.”
– Ken Blanchard and Scott Blanchard, Do People Really Know What You Expect from Them?, Fast Company

“Employees engage with employers and brands when they’re treated as humans worthy of respect.”
– Meghan M. Biro, Your Employees are Engaged…REALLY?, Forbes

“To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.”
– Doug Conant, CEO of Campbell’s Soup

“Paychecks can’t buy passion.”
– Brad Federman

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”
– Aristotle

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