About Engaging leader

Be an Engager!

The Engaging Leader program includes podcasts, speaking programs, and more to help leaders communicate, engage, and lead with greater impact. You can become more than just a great leader; be an engager!

About Workforce Communication

Engaging people. Inspiring trust. Driving action!

We’re a team of consultants and creatives using the power of communication to improve workforce performance and well-being. We help CEOs, HR execs, and other leaders at large organizations attract top talent, fully engage employees, and achieve superior business results. Learn more at WorkforceCommunication.com.

capture attention

resonate with messages

elicit emotion

explain with logic

equip influencers

prompt action

Your Host

Jesse Lahey, SPHR

Jesse Lahey, SPHR may be only above-average as an amateur triathlete, but he’s a
top-notch communication expert with a passion for making a difference through smart and caring business practices.

He is a speaker, author, and consultant with over 25 years of experience in leadership and workforce communication.

  • Jesse is the host of three podcasts — Engaging Leader, Workforce Health Engagement,
    and Game Changer — downloaded millions of times by leaders around the world.
  • He is the author of 8 Communication Tools for Leaders: Become a Better Leader in
    Every Area of Life, co-author of Gamification: Engaging Your Workforce, and editor of
    Making Character First: Building a Culture of Character in Any Organization.
  • As co-founder of Workforce Communication, Jesse provides leadership for our team as
    well as strategic and creative advice for achieving client goals.
  • His past experience includes serving as HR communication leader at a Fortune 500
    manufacturer with nearly 20,000 employees worldwide, partner at a human resources
    consulting firm, and communication specialist at a global management consulting firm.
  • Jesse graduated with highest honors from Xavier University, where he studied English
    and business. Jesse has been certified since 2001 as a Senior Professional in Human
    Resources (SPHR).

For more information about Jesse’s expertise, see his consulting bio.

Other Engaging Contributors

My Friends Rock!

Jaime Barnes

Jaime Barnes

Dave Johnston

Dave Johnston

Laurie Barnes

Laurie Barnes

JJ Lahey

JJ Lahey