Most of the advice on how to create a culture of long-lasting employee engagement might seem familiar - except for one suggestion...
"...in this tech age taking time to (hand)write a personal note shows real leadership and thoughtfulness"
According to NBRI.com a hand-written letter is 1 of 4 sure-fire ways to boost engagement among your staff.
As a Poetry Jockey I have over 15 years experience of hand-writing and storytelling as a means to connect people.
Even on a microlevel, appreciation is high, as evidenced by the exceptionally positive responses I receive from my twitter followers (see picture below).
Imagine, they are not even my employees.
I call these Memorable Moments of Interaction #MMOI
@DAveGrey ReTweeted to 11.966 followers saying AWESOME
stuff that surrounds me