Employee Motivation and Engagement

Start and End Dates: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
12:30-4:30 p.m.
Registration Fee: 
Early Bird Registration Fee: 
Early Bird Deadline: 
ASU SkySong, Scottsdale

Description and Objectives:

Now, more than ever employee engagement and motivation has a direct impact on retention. While most organizations recognize this, understanding what drives each employee can be challenging. In this workshop we’ll discuss the value of employee engagement, discover how to uncover intrinsic motivators, and explore the causes of disengagement and what leaders can do to overcome it. 


  • Distinguish the difference between engaged, disengaged and actively disengaged employees
  • Uncover and understand individual intrinsic motivators
  • Gain strategies to create an engaged workplace
  • Recognize causes of disengagement and obtain techniques to address disengagement factors
  • Understand the role of motivation and engagement in employee performance, retention and organizational success


After nearly 10 years of providing learning and development expertise in different industries, in the public and private sectors, with large corporations and small locally owned business, Brandy Ferrer, President/CEO and Co-Founder of Pathfinder Strategies, came to understand one simple truth: great teams don't just happen. Dynamic, high performance teams require the commitment and engagement of leaders AND team members alike. This is vital because teams are the lifeblood that keep organizations running.

It was with this idea that Brandy launched Pathfinder Strategies in 2012. Her goal: to help organizations increase their effectiveness by harnessing the power of their people. From hiring the right talent, to building and aligning teams, to growing leadership skills-the people are what makes everything work. Since 2012 Brandy has developed a suite of specialized services to help organizations thrive in these areas.  More...

Who Should Attend

Management and Leadership Institute seminars provide a unique opportunity for administrators, managers, and leaders from all levels of federal, state, county, tribal, and local government to learn and develop together. Although the topic will be explored through the lens of the public sector, the concepts discussed in this seminar are applicable to other sectors as well.

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Linda Hess