Category Archives: Work & Life Enrichment

Information and practical techniques to enhance and enrich your work and life.

7 Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

We all experience different kinds of fears: fear of failure; fear of rejection; fear of looking dumb; fear of change; fear of the unknown. I googled fear, and found a legitimate list of actual researched phobias: there were 530 listed, … Continue reading

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TeamProv™ — A Great Way to Guarantee Powerful Teamwork, Engage Employees, and Generate Great Ideas

 Are the folks on your teams experiencing any of the following characteristics? Frustrated with change and ambiguity Stuck in ruts of “the way we’ve always done it” Strangled in poor communication and unclear roles Boxed in and unable to discover … Continue reading

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Empower People by Giving Thanks … Every Day!

When asked to write a composition entitled, “What I’m thankful for on Thanksgiving,” one little boy summed it up quickly. He wrote, “I am thankful that I’m not a turkey.”  If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? … Continue reading

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The Truth About Sustainable Employee Engagement

If you’ve been in management for any time at all, you know that traditional forms of engagement strategies work initially but then seem to lose their appeal over the long haul. Why? Because the traditional forms of engagement are not … Continue reading

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Organizational Treasures: A Key to Employee Engagement

There is a ton of advice about how to motivate the Millennials and Digital Natives coming on board and interacting with potentially three other generations — but our bias is to try a different approach. Rather than focusing on PowerPoint … Continue reading

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How to Go With the Flow and Engage Your Team

Superior teams—teams where employees are excited and engaged—know how to go with the flow. The flow we’re talking about is not mindless, carefree moments of allowing oneself to be pulled or pushed by circumstances like a piece of paper being … Continue reading

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Crystallize Your Mission: 2 Questions to Engage Your Team

At your next staff meeting, have one slide displayed for everyone to see: A copy of the company’s mission statement. Use no other slides—no 20-page handout—no prepared script. Simply welcome your team, point to the slide, and just stand there … Continue reading

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