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7 Effective Ways to Boost Employee Motivation and Productivity

This is a guest post from Peter Rossi (see bio at end of post) – thanks Peter. Motivation and productivity go hand in hand but are difficult to achieve. We’ve seen different tactics, too. The productivity show. Employee engagement books. Achievement motivation, a motivation assessment scale, and even 100 days of productivity. But the center […]

What do you Ask When You Need Motivation?

Motivation is a tricky thing – why do we do what we do? Logically we might be able to identify what needs to be done, but that doesn’t always translate into what we WANT to do. If you are a business owner, it’s likely that a lot of your motivation comes from building your business, […]

Are you tapping into the Power of Ignition?

A single event or moment in time that changes everything; the point of no return.  At different times in our lives we’ve all experienced them.  Certainly, this year we’ve got plenty of examples where events created ignition.  We’ll leave history to judge the outcomes, but the power of ignition is real. As we observe Labor […]

America… You’re Still ‘The Beautiful’

This week our nation will celebrate its 244th birthday.  As the days, weeks, and months have blended into a slurry of one of the strangest times in our nation’s history, it might be a challenge this year for some people to get into the spirit of celebrating on the 4th.   Our great nation and its […]

Virtual Drive – Motivating Employees You Never See…

How do you motivate someone you never physically come in contact with?  It is a question many business owners and leadership teams are asking themselves for the first time. Are you one of them?     Virtual employees have been around decades, but no one could have predicted the global transformation we’ve have witnessed over the last […]

Parkinson’s Law, Productivity and Summer Hours…

It’s likely that you’re familiar with the experience of having a burst of productivity right before leaving town on vacation.  Knowing that you only have a couple of days to get a lot of stuff done, miraculously decisions are made, your focus improves and action items start disappearing like cold drinks at a summer barbecue. […]