Nov 3, 2013
The Software Process and Measurement Cast 262 features my interview with Kevin Kruse (@Kruse) best selling author of Employee Engagement for Everyone. If you are involved with people and want to improvement engagement this is an important interview
Serial entrepreneur and bestselling author, Kevin Kruse, used a relentless focus on talent and employee engagement to build and sell several, multi-million dollar technology companies, winning both Inc 500 and Best Place to Work awards along the way. He is currently an investor and advisor to Team Capital Bank, one of the fastest growing banks in America with a billion dollars in assets.
Kevin is also the author of several books including the NY Times bestseller, We: How to Increase Performance and Profits Through Full Engagement, which was named one of the top leadership books in 2011 by 800-CEO-Read. In Employee Engagement 2.0, Kevin provides a detailed action plan that turns “task-managers” into “people-leaders” and in his latest book, Employee Engagement for Everyone, Kevin guides individuals to greater happiness at work.
Kruse writes regularly as a columnist for Forbes.com, CEO.com and has published over 100 articles for various publications on topics related to leadership, engagement and entrepreneurship.
Kevin’s mission is to convince everyone that “super human capital” (i.e., a fully engaged workforce, using their unique talents) is the key to unlocking both dramatic business results and to better health and relationships for individuals. Based on his own experience as a CEO, and on the results of surveys of over 10 million people in 150 countries, Kevin reveals how Growth, Recognition and Trust are the drivers that turn average groups into high performing teams. He shares specific tactics to:
• Activate discretionary effort
• Generate future confidence and clarity to combat the effects of change
Kevin also finds time to give back to communities worldwide through the Kevin Kruse Foundation, which has supported The USNaval War College, The Library Project, The Acumen Fund, Senior Adults for Greater Education, and the Bucks County Health Improvement Partnership.
When not writing or speaking, Kevin is busy juggling life as a single Dad, with three kids, in Bucks County, PA.
Check out Kevin's website www.kevinkruse.com
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The Software Process and Measurement Cast 263 features our essay on transactional analysis. TA explores and helps to develop an understanding of the interactions between ego states. Understanding TA will improve your ability to communicate and therefore increase your effectiveness when dealing with people.