Category Archives: Work & Life Enrichment

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

Gotta Dance! 3 Tips to Bring Joy and Engagement to the Workplace

Those of you who know us know one of our passions is ballroom dancing—so it makes sense we would use dance as  metaphor to help leaders strengthen their ability to engage employees and bring joy to the workplace. In one … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Managers & Supervisors After a Crisis

Today will not be “business as usual.” Just know it. After the devastating bombings at the Boston Marathon, people are still reeling. As a manager or supervisor, it is critical for you to take certain steps to help your people … Continue reading

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Junk Pile Management: How Leaders Can Engage Employees

We’re going to ask you to ‘fix’ something in your work environment in this blogcast. It will require your getting all of your folks involved, at all levels. It’s the kind of workplace improvement that’ll reap incredible rewards: improve morale, … Continue reading

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How to Beat Procrastination: The 10-Minute Jump Start

Do not put this technique off until tomorrow! (We’re messing with you)! Seriously, procrastination is a self-defeating habit that can literally destroy careers and decimate your bottom line. We have found that most man­agers and supervisors perpetuate a pattern of … Continue reading

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From Bitter to Better: How to Let Go of the Past and Be a Better Leader

This developmental activity is a must for every leader! Reflect on your past and choose  two to three rocky interpersonal relationships — preferably related to work (i.e., relationship with a boss or co-worker, a stolen idea, a failed project, a … Continue reading

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Calisthenics for Change: How to Be a Leader Ready for Change

Flexibility, a willingness to manage chaos, a healthy acceptance for ambiguity, and an uncanny ability to manage multiple priorities are key prerequisites for dealing effectively with rapidly-changing corporate realities. Does that pretty much describe today’s global marketplace? We believe you’ll … Continue reading

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Acknowledge Shining Moments to Engage Employees

Organize corporate bragging sessions. Provide an up-beat forum for employees at all levels to share war stories and brag about how successful their units (departments, divisions, field operations, cross-functional teams) were in meeting and/or exceeding defined objectives. There is a … Continue reading

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