Values, leadership and culture are all intertwined
Helping Your People
When your people are fully alive, they bring their best selves to work. They have a positive affect on everything they do and everyone with whom they interact. They influence the positive outcomes and are your most productive resource.
Many researchers have validated the importance of employee engagement. Fully engaged employees outperform others, go above and beyond and provide greater value. They also help you keep costs down with less sick days and less turnover.
In order to be successful, there’s only one thing you must do. Connect. When you are truly connected to your best self, to what you’re doing and why, and to your audience, you are unstoppable.
When we’re looking for a change that’s actually meaningful, a change that sticks… We always turn to Van Ness & Company to get that done.
John Boyle, CEO, Convergency Partners
As senior executives we all know that the best way to drive organizaitonal performance is through engagement. Engaged employees are a key differentiator in a company’s overall performance. VN&Co helps people get off the side-lines and really engage in a transformational initiative. Leaders become personally accountable in what needs to change in the organization.
Melissa Andersson, SVP HR Domtar
…That an outside group that doesn’t know us at all could accurately reflect back to us who we are. Incredibly valuable for us. We’re more effective as a result.
HR Leadership Team Member, Cisco Systems
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Studies Consistently Support Our Findings & Methodology
Watson Wyatt Worldwide study
Organizations in which front-line employees trusted their senior leaders had a 42 percent higher return on shareholder investment than organizations in which distrust was the norm.
Companies with high levels of trust enjoy higher stock prices, improved profits, and better retention of key employees.
Cornell University Associate Professor Tony Simon
A classic study by of 6,300 Holiday Inn employees found that hotels where managers followed through on their promises and had behavioral integrity were more profitable.