Company orientation programs labeled Bore-ientation?

Chalk art at Epcot's United Kingdom pavilion
Orientation should trigger front line desire for discretionary effort


The first day of a new employee’s work is typically orientation. Often called bore-ientation.

Why make orientation unforgettable, over-the-top amazing?

Because if we can’t deliver it to them on day one, when will we?

We are setting the standard for all the rest of their days with our organization.


And most of us are clueless.

Which is why most employees won’t do any more than you pay them to.

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.