More on Receptivity and Worthiness Issues

We recently looked at why it can be so difficult to receive. When combining the many "scarcity messages" society provides us along with a lack of self-worth the results can be devastating. This to the point of consciously knowing we've earned the right to receive while subconsciously—and unconsciously—not allowing ourselves to do so.

No “I” in Team: Are You Sure?

I've never quite agreed with the saying, "there is no ‘I' in ‘team.'" Well, I agree with it literally since, indeed there is no letter "i" in that word.

Alarmed by Employee Attrition? Here’s Why They Leave

An employee may seem content on the surface, but may actually be actively seeking a new job. This kind of scenario is very common...

How the Best Leaders Set Context

Think back to the most emotional conversation you've had recently at work and at home. Chances are good each resulted from misinterpreted intentions.

Which Leadership Styles Are Most Effective?

The ability to take a team from "getting the job done" to "surpassing every goal and expectation with flying colors" requires an understanding of the difference between what it means to manage a group of people and lead a group of people. For as many individuals that are leaders, there are almost as many ways to lead.

Money is Not Always the Best Motivator

For so many years, I have talked about the power of incentives to motivate staff—especially monetary ones. However, more and more research is showing incentives do not work in all cases and can sometimes even produce the opposite effect.

4 Ways to Make Your Employees Happy

One way to grow your business, apart from having a great product or service, is to have employees who love working for you. While you might not be able to offer the same benefits package as most large corporations, there are more slick ways you can go about seeking your employees' favor without breaking into the budget.

5 Steps to Increase Productivity and Initiative

Taking more initiative at work isn't always easy, especially when you get into a groove and a comfortable schedule. However, if you'd like to...

Beware the Manipulative Frame

A frame is the foundation from which everything evolves. Set a frame of kindness, cooperation, win/win and benevolence and a very mutually beneficial result will most likely occur.

50 Ideas on How to Motivate Your Employees

A 2015 Gallup poll shows that in the United States over 50% of employees are not engaged, and 17.2% are actively disengaged. So how...

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