Archive for the ‘Motivation’ Category

5 Ways to Motivate Your Team in a High Pressure World

Since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) rocked economies around the world, business has embraced a new dynamism that puts innovation and flexibility on center stage. In the post-GFC world, it was no longer business as usual. Companies had to learn how to do more with less and how to adapt to change in an unstable… Read More…

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Employee Satisfaction: Leadership and Employee Engagment

A short time back I interviewed a slew of senior executives as well as professionals with about five years of experience under their belts. My goal was to get a handle on how they felt about the most overused two words in leadership lexicon today: Employee Engagement. I wasn’t trying to create a scientific survey… Read More…

Leadership Mental Toughness: Third Seat from the Front

As Summer turned into Fall, the same strange cocktail of excitement and dread swirled around me  just like it did with every other kid at that time of year. But this year it felt  different. It was the year I began Sixth grade and our class had been “annexed” to the old part of the… Read More…

Leadership & Employee Satisfaction:How to Prevent Empowerment from Turning Into Chaos

“Wait, you hired someone while I was on vacation? But I always get to interview people before we hire them.” That question was merely the starting pistol to months of sulking by a team leader who was ticked off that his management had allowed an entry level person to be hired to work on another… Read More…

Leadership Qualities-6 behaviors to strengthen your leadership ability

There was a stretch of time lasting about six months that I would pick up the phone at work and be flummoxed by the most interesting scenarios happening on the other end of the line. “Sandi,” the caller would start innocently enough. “Your son is sitting in a trash can in the school yard and… Read More…

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