7 Ways To Engage Employees Who Are Experiencing The February Blahs

By now you are deep in execution of the goals and target for first the quarter of the year. Why is it that February is the shortest month of the year and yet it seems the longest? Of course, it’s the dipping of the thermometer. While the temperatures outside are dipping, you need to make sure that the motivation of your team members remains inspired. Success and employee motivation requires celebrations along the way. How can you celebrate the successes of your team for this quarter? You could have a contest to get colleagues to recognize...

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7 Ways You and Your Team Will Benefit from Gratitude

The days are getting shorter. Leaves are turning beautiful orange, yellow and crimson. It’s time for harvest and thanksgiving. This always is a good reminder to share my gratitude for all the wonderful abundance in my life. Gratitude is a gift that keeps on giving. Here are 7 benefits to expressing gratitude: It causes us to feel joy. When we focus on what’s working and appreciate it fully, it unlocks our feelings of happiness and joy. It has been said, what you focus on you get more of. In fact, while I was writing this blog, I was...

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Can Questions Help You Shift Your Inner Critic?

We’ve all experienced that pesky inner voice that can drive our motivation down the toilet. You know the voice within that says things like, “How could I have been so stupid”...

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Creating Energy Through Appreciative Processes

So you have 2 months to reach targets this year. You may have projects that are on target and will reach their goal. Other projects may be experiencing challenges, and you have a plan to address these. The third portion may be the most difficult, because you’re hitting a red light – it’s not going to hit the target and you may be at a loss to find the solution. Let’s take a creative look at how you might find better solutions to these projects, rather than hiding them, bring them forward and ask your team a number of questions about...

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Blah, I’m Uninspired

I researched and found lots of articles about inspiring employees, but little about inspiring yourself. So what questions do you need to ask yourself?

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