Tag Archives: Motivation

Three Ways Our Communication Triggers Emotions, Good or Bad

by Judith E. Glaser Conversations are the source of energy that transcends doldrums, the power that launches transformational products, and the golden threads that create trust. Conversations are the way we connect, engage, navigate, and transform the world with others. Awareness … Continue reading

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Ouch! Why Those Precious Few Engaged Workers Leave

​The latest Gallup poll ​ (October 2013)​ on the State of the Global workplace show​s only 13% of the ​worldwide ​workforce is engaged.​ (The U.S. and Canada has the highest number of engaged workers: 29%.)​  ​ ​” The bulk of … Continue reading

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How to Improve Decision-Making and Innovation in the Workplace

There’s the good and the bad of having so much knowledge at our fingertips, literally. It’s easy to “Google” the answer to any question. Knowledge is no longer held in the hands of a few. But, do we know what to … Continue reading

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What Goal Gives You “Fire in the Belly” to Win?

by Lee Ellis Life itself is a fight at virtually every turn. To win in sports, the athlete must fight against the limitations of the body and the efforts of the competition. To win the new job, the candidate must … Continue reading

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Leaders, Are You Communicating to Win?

by Holly Green Are you focused on winning and moving towards your goals and vision each day, celebrating milestones along the way? Or, do you play not to lose? When an organization lacks a clear destination, it usually has many ill-defined ones. Employees feel unmotivated … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement Approach Today Breeds Stagnation

by Timothy R. Clark Does it do any good to idly yearn to be engaged–to wait expectantly for the organization to engage you? Sure. Just expect to wait a long time. One of the keys to employee engagement is to … Continue reading

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The Leadership Test, Will You Pass?

Listen to the audio of the first chapter. Dr. Timothy Clark’s new book,“The Leadership Test: Will You Pass?” is being used throughout corporate America as a guide for understanding the foundation principles of leadership. This book is the “Who Moved … Continue reading

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Bumping a High Performer into Management

You know the scenario. Very competent high performer is bumped up into management. This new manager, Sue, has knocked it out of the ballpark with her sales performance. Now, the boss wants her to lead a team, hoping she will be able … Continue reading

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Effectively Manage Change and Stop Inertia

There was a boss who complained that everyone around him was a “potted plant.” He couldn’t understand why his managers wouldn’t take charge of an idea or come up with solutions. In his management meetings, if a manager suggested how … Continue reading

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Managers and The Potted Plant Syndrome

There was a boss who complained that everyone around him was a “potted plant.”  He couldn’t understand why his managers wouldn’t take charge of an idea or come up with solutions. In his management meetings, if a manager suggested how to handle … Continue reading

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