Employee Engagement

A Lesson from the Playground: Treat Your Employees Like Children

What can kids on the playground teach you about managing your employees? A lot. (And probably not what you think!) On Friday morning, I was heading back to the office after some morning errands when I drove by my son’s school and saw the kids outside on the playground. I needed to get back to …

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Keep Up by Slowing Down, Says Inspirational Speaker Shawn Ellis

As featured on MarketWatch.com, the somewhat contrarian advice of inspirational speaker, Shawn Ellis, is being called a “breath of fresh air” by attendees of his “This Moment Matters” seminar and keynote presentation. There’s no question that heavy workloads are getting people down: The accelerating pace and complexity of life and work today has 63 percent …

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Should I really care about employee happiness? [INFOGRAPHIC]

In recent years, it seems that everywhere you turn someone’s talking about happiness. (Even me.) There are well over 30,000 books on the subject at Amazon.com, like: The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun The …

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Good Advice for a Better Life and Better Business

Since 1999, I’ve had the privilege of working with many top speakers, best-selling authors and thought leaders. Recently, I asked a select group of them this question: “What’s your best advice to live a better life and build a better business in 2013?” I compiled their wisdom into an ebook titled “Good Advice” which you …

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