David Zinger – Employee Engagement Expert
Phone 204 254 2130
Global. David Zinger is a sought after author, educator, coach, and consultant focused intently on employee engagement. He founded and hosts the Employee Engagement Network, bringing together over 5550 people from around the globe to improve and increase employee engagement. David fuses a prairie presence with a global reach. David has worked on engagement in Canada, United States, Poland, Wales, Germany, England, India, Spain, and South Africa.
Prairies. David brings an expansive and open prairie perspective to his work. He has lived his life on the Canadian prairies and this prairie influence includes a wide open view of engagement, a down-to-earth perspective on work, a connection to people and community, being on the same level as everyone else, and creating authentic results.
Books. David wrote Assorted Zingers: Poems and Cartoons to Take a Bite Out of Work and Zengage: How to Get More Into Your Work to Get More Out of Your Work. He also created, in conjunction with members of his employee engagement network, 7 informative e-books on employee engagement ranging from Engaging Questions to the ABC’s of Employee Engagement.
Engagement Models. David is devoted to employee engagement and his work ranges from presentations and workshops to writing over 1700 blog post on the topic. David developed the results-focused, colorful, and connected 14-element model: Employee Engagement for Results and the very popular 10 block pyramid of employee engagement to focus on practical and tactical engagement based on the premise that employee engagement is never more than 10 blocks away
Educator. David is an educator. He has a Master’s of Education degree specializing in counselling psychology and his thesis was on humor in counselling. David has taught educational psychology and counselling psychology at the University of Manitoba for 25 years. He created and designed a number of university courses on adult learning and engaged leadership. While working at the counselling center in the university David provided counselling assistance for over 300 procrastinators and learned about the personal, social, and structural challenges of engaging in work. David is also certified to teach 3 powerful Vital Smarts courses for Shared Visions: Crucial Conversations, The Influencer, and Crucial Confrontations.
Counsellor and Career Development Coach. David’s pervasive experience includes 15 years embedded as the employee assistance counsellor at Seagram, Ltd. This was the global home of Crown Royal and David was instrumental in fostering personal and career engagement for this organization. David is indebted to all the employees of this plant site for providing him with a rich experience and understanding of the dynamics of work and career.
Innovative Engagement. David worked with Aganetha Dyck, a Canadian Governor General Award Winner in Visual and Media Arts, making connections between engagement, honey bees, work, and community. This included a social media and hive experimental project in 2012 on touching the ecotone between honeybees and humans with computers and Twitter. David believes honeybees provide an insightful and living model of the social elements of work and the importance of us all thinking differently inside our hives (organizations).
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Contact David Zinger Today to Increase Employee Engagement for the Benefit of All
David Zinger Associates
78 Harry Wyatt Place
Winnipeg, MB. Canada R2M 5M7
Phone 204 254 2130