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Good Presents for Employees

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Good Presents for Employees

Introduction

There are a lot of good presents for employees, but, IF you could give just one single present to each one of your direct reports—what present would it be?

I have a suggestion for you—a suggestion that will have a positive change on your employees’ behavior.

Yep—that’s right …

If you do it as I say, and you carefully follow my instructions—step-by-step—I guarantee you will see a positive impact on performance.

It’s…

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Process Theories of Motivation

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Process Theories of Motivation 

Introduction

What is “content” and what is “process” in leadership?

This is a practical tool to help you manage both the performance of your direct reports and the performance of your entire organization.

“Content” is the task, the issue, what employees are working on.

“Process” is how employees work together.  

An example of “content” is the decision your direct reports make during a meeting.

An example of “process” is the way in which they interact with o…

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Employee Engagement News

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Employee Engagement News

These employee engagement news are from authoritative sources around the web.

Although these articles might have been written several months / years ago, most of their team leadership competencies and people management principles are timeless and universal.

Enjoy!  


Employee Engagement News 


Here's How to Hack Your Brain for Greater Creativity, According to Neuroscience

Need to be creative? Begin by improving your mood 


How to Be a Leader Who Stays True t…

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Southwest Airlines Employee Motivation

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Southwest Airlines Employee Motivation

Introduction 

The Southwest Airlines employee motivation phenomenon is no accident – this company is a well-oiled, high performance organization.

Wikipedia mentions these three facts:

  • Southwest Airlines (SWA) is one of the world's most profitable airlines, posting a profit for the 36th consecutive year in January 2009.
  • SWA is the largest airline in the United States by number of passengers carried domestically per year (as of December 31, 2007)
  • SWA …

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Free Employee Motivation Techniques

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Free Employee Motivation Techniques

Introduction

Here—in no particular order—you will find seven free employee motivation techniques you can use with your direct reports; whether you are a new manager, or a seasoned executive.

By implementing these techniques, you won’t have to add an extra load of work to the amount of work you are already doing—but rather—you will be doing your work in a different way, much more effectively.

Clear-cut Job Description

Every single position must have these …

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Definition of Motivation

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Definition of Motivation 

Introduction

Yes, the definition of motivation is critical, but to help you better understand the meaning of motivation, I will show you three different definitions of extremely related topics, I will show you how they are different among themselves, and I will show you how each one does not necessarily imply any of the other two.

  • Motivation
  • Commitment
  • Engagement

Definition of Motivation

  • Motivation is your internal energy that thrusts your behavior to attai…

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