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If the signs are not so good, they will step back. If the signs look bad, they will disengage. They will do this instantly, without notice. This is the fragility of engagement. Like a spell or an uneasy truce, it can be broken with a word, said just the wrong way at the wrong time. I have also been struck by the resilience of employee engagement. I have worked with organizations that seemed, frankly, hopeless. Employees were cynical, at war with the administration and with one another. Disengagement was the norm.

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