Lunch and Learn

Employee Engagement - Myth or Magic?

Getting the employees engaged takes a lot more than simply wanting them to be engaged. The task is a function of cultural change and changing culture can be hard work, but it doesn’t have to be. Gary will use real life stories and experience that will help make your journey a little easier and much more likely to be successful.

We often hear statements like:
“We can’t seem to get our employees involved”
“We need to get our employees on the same page”
“No one seems to care”
“Our employees seem to have their own agenda”

 If this sounds familiar, join us to learn simple approaches to improving your organization’s safety culture. Expect to learn:

  1.  How leadership doesn’t have to come from the formal leader.
  2. The use of coaching, mentoring, modeling and influencing to increase engagement.
  3. How to articulate a believable and desirable vision
  4. The secrets to an effective action plan
  5. Skill assessment and development to promote engagement
Special Guest Speaker:
Gary Higbee, EMBA, CSP - President & CEO
Higbee & Associates, Inc. - Johnston, IA
Gary has over 40 years of experience ranging from working on the factory floor to upper management. In 1986 Gary founded Higbee & Associates (Then called Industrial Safety Consultants) a full service safety training and consulting firm. The firm was incorporated in Michigan in 2002 and is now headquartered in (Johnston) Des Moines, Iowa. Higbee and Associates, Inc. serves companies in the United States, Canada and South America. Gary is also the Senior U.S. Safety Consultant for SafeStart and SafeTrack North America. Gary has an MBA from the University of Iowa and is a board certified safety professional. He is considered an expert in Traditional and Behavior Based Safety Technologies as well as Organizational Change. Using his over 40 years of experience and a sense of humor, Gary has become an internationally known speaker on safety, health, environmental and business issues.

Birchwood Fields Learning Center
4620 E 53rd St 
Room 112
Davenport, IA 52807


Birchwood Fields Learning Center
4620 E 53rd St
Davenport , IA 52807

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