We know from research that Leadership, Communication and Work-life balance drive engagement. Today, I will be an open book and share some of my favourite communication strategies that I use with my team. Maybe you’re heading up a team and want some new ideas on building employee engagement that work.

Feel free to incorporate any of these ideas into your own office or business to boost company morale. 


As a background, my team of speech pathologists at Voice science work to empower and advocate for communication comfort and success at work and in life in general through online speech therapy for adults.

Now, at Voice Science, the team are busy! Because not only do we serve our clients in consultations, but as you might have gathered, we produce a considerable amount of content and projects each quarter.


Now you’ve got that background; you might be curious to know, how do I engage my team of communication specialists using communication? The stakes are high! So tune in as I spill the beans.

Here are my top 10 Rules for creating confident and engaged employees. These strategies have helped me to build my confidence and self-assurance. Leading a team always has scope for human error – people management is no easy feat, so coming back to these principles helps me immensely.

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Rubeena, S. (2021). Impact of COVID-19 on employee engagement in 2020. Journal of Management Research and Analysis. 7. 137-141. 10.18231/j.jmra.2020.033. 


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