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Happiness Isn’t the Key to Employee Engagement

December 13, 2017

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET

The saying “a happy employee is an engaged employee” isn’t as true as we once thought. Many business leaders are striving to make their workforce happier in order to retain their top talent and increase productivity. But a happy employee doesn’t mean and engaged employee, and making culture decisions to drive happiness (think snacks and happy hours) won’t produce sustainable ROI. In fact, Gallup states that actively disengaged employees actually cost the US $450 to $550 billion per year in lost productivity.

In this webinar, join Nikki Lewallen, Head of Partnerships at Emplify, and Fred Holt, founder and CEO of Summit HR Solutions, to understand why creating a culture centered around meaning is the key to increased engagement for lasting business impact. You’ll learn:

  • The true definition of employee engagement and state of the workforce today
  • A four-step process to create and foster meaning with your employees
  • The incredible business success and best practices from three meaning-focused companies

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Nikki Lewallen
Nikki Lewallen
Head of Partnerships, Emplify

Nikki Lewallen is the CEO of Rainmakers, a business development organization that accelerates growth for small to mid market businesses through fostering relationships. Nikki has been a flagship accelerator to the organization’s global footprint over the past 11 years. Nikki’s mission is to inspire people to their true potential doing what they love. As a keynote speaker, after many years of sharing the message Loving Mondays, Nikki realized her true calling in the employee engagement industry. In 2017, Nikki made a strategic leap to Emplify to build nationwide partnerships to impact 1 million employees in finding true meaning in their work.

Fred Holt
Fred Holt
Founder and CEO, Summit HR Solutions

Fred Holt is the founder and CEO of Summit HR Solutions, a provider of strategic HR services and
products for early stage companies. Fred has more than thirty years of human resources experience
with fast-paced, hi-growth technology companies. He has held the top senior HR positions at
Photobucket (Vice President and Corporate Secretary), Rally Software (VP Human Resources), Vallent
(Senior VP Human Resources), as well as serving in senior roles with several HR consulting firms (The
Summit Group and Aim Executive).

Fred’s passion and expertise is in facilitating effective growth,
building capacity, and maximizing the contribution of people in organizations. He has extensive
experience in growing human resource infrastructure from start up or early-stage to mid-size, mid-stage

Fred has decades of successful experience aligning human capital with critical business
objectives, assisting with the creation of intentional, values driven organizations. He has a track record
of working effectively with executive teams and boards of directors to ensure that his efforts and results
are aligned with corporate values and organizational objectives.