When Demotivation Strikes - Why Your 10 Best Employees Are Quitting This Year

When Demotivation Strikes - Why Your 10 Best Employees Are Quitting This Year

Employee motivation is a key indicator of long-term organizational success. Managers can strategically use a deeper understanding of motivation to ensure their company is a place that employees love to stay. This post looks at five employee identities—Achievers, Activators, Accommodators, Believers, and Dreamers—and what makes them leave a job they would otherwise love.

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How to Harness Employee Motivation for Management Success

How to Harness Employee Motivation for Management Success

Employee motivation is a key indicator of long-term organizational success. Managers can strategically use a deeper understanding of motivation to ensure their company is a place that employees love to stay. This post explores the foundation behind how and why companies should explore employee motivation to understand how to effectively engage and retain their employees.

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Problem Solving Hacks I Learned from My 3-Year-Old

Problem Solving Hacks I Learned from My 3-Year-Old

It’s commonly said that children are the best teachers. One of my therapists (I have two!) frequently reminds me that my daughter, Frankie, is my ‘little guru.’ She’s got all the wisdom she needs, and it’s not tainted by other people’s opinions, an inner critic, or a bend toward ‘reality’ or pessimism that develops over time. Instead, she’s entirely living in the mindset of what’s possible -- anything(!) is possible, and there’s a palpable joy in simply being curious. This post explores how Frankie tackled a playground problem in a way that helped her meet her goal within minutes…and how you can apply these lessons to your own challenges.

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How to Be a Better Leader with Emotional Intelligence

How to Be a Better Leader with Emotional Intelligence

As the leader of the team, you’re always looking to improve your effectiveness and find new ways to make your reports better at what they do. When you deal with people, emotions are always present. Understanding how to manage yours, and dial up your strengths through emotional intelligence can help you become a more personal, and therefore, better leader.

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How to Use Motivation for Organizational Success

How to Use Motivation for Organizational Success

As an employer, you want your employees to be positively engaged at work for the best possible outcomes. Part of establishing that positive engagement is by focusing on motivation because it enables you to create a culture of meaningful work. It’s important you show you’re invested in what’s important to your employees because when employees feel the work they’re doing matters and contributes to their values and sense of self, your organization will thrive.

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