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Character Strengths
The Two Problems with the Strengths-Based Approach
Strengths-based leadership has been a popular topic for nearly two decades. I’ve had the opportunity to teach the concept and
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Power Words: Using Words to Move People
By now we all know you can’t motivate someone directly. But what we can do is create an environment that
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Hire Better and Hire Right with a Focus on Character
According to a recent study by Leadership IQ, 46% of hired employees will fail within 18 months, while only 19%
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How Character Can Be Built?
A few months ago I had a conversation with a man who stated, “Character can’t be taught. You either have
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Leadership vs. Management
Leadership is not management. Many use the the words manager and leader synonymously, but a leader is not necessarily a
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How You Can Increase Your Motivation Quality
Camping is not my favorite activity. I’m just not a big fan of cold mornings, ants, wild animals and hard
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Be a Gainer, Not a Loser
Many people are thinking about losing weight this time of year. It’s by far the most popular new year’s resolutions.
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Motivate Employees Like Prisoners
Motivating employees can be tough. Especially employees who are not in a job role they want. You think that is
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Top 5 Books on Motivation
I am often asked about what books I’d recommend to leaders on the topic of motivation. Since we’re closing in
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The 5 Most Common Presentation Mistakes
Let’s be honest. We all hate sitting through boring presentations and speeches. You know, the ones where the speaker doesn’t
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