“Engagement Largely Comes Down To Whether People Have A Manager Who Cares About Them, Grows Them And Appreciates Them”
When we wonder why we’re seeing so much more job-hopping, and disengaged employees, this is clearly the biggest reason. Employees recognize that they need to grow, they need to develop their skills, and acquire new skills. They recognize the challenges we face in society around work-life balance, and technological change. You either work with them on these things, or they will continue to look for an employer who will.
In other words, if you want your employees to be part of your team, you need to be part of their team.
Go read the whole thing for the skills that create managers with engaged employees.