The Power of Leader Engagement as an Incentive

Culture | Engage | Engagement | Motivation | Recognition | Team | Team Productivity | Trust People Want to Do More When people feel engaged they want to give their energy and their ideas to help the organization to be successful. Here are four ideas to help increase...

Culture Leads to Engagement

Culture | Engagement | Motivation Employee – to – Employee Engagement Cyriac Roeding is a German-American entrepreneur and was the CBS Executive Vice President who started the CBS Mobile division. In the above video he explains how culture is like a wind...

Four Indicators of Leadership

Discipline | Morale | Motivation | Team Assess Your Leadership 4 Simple Ways to Assess Your Leadership Impact The good news is you don’t have to buy a tool, develop a survey, or hire a consultant. If a leader is really honest with him or herself, then this simple...

Lead from the Why

Leader-Follower | Motivation | Strategic Execution | Vision | Your Why Purpose, Cause, Belief are Strong Triggers Simon Sinek’s TED talk explores the point that great leaders are able to inspire others to action because they operate from a position of the...

Why People Follow Leaders

Leader-Follower | Motivation | Vision People Choose You Subscription leadership is the millennial pattern – and it’s a good one. Like social media, where we choose who to follow and unfollow with a click, followers do the same with leaders. The upshot of this model is...

Make Meaning out of Work

Motivation | Productivity | Team Productivity Dan Ariely The fact is, people who work in the knowledge industry want their work to be valued, they want to be valued, they want their time to be used wisely, and they want to contribute to great things. Great leaders...

Don’t Collect Rocks

Making Meaning out of Work | Morale | Motivation Destroying Morale Making sure meaningful work happens requires a leader to slow-down, to clearly prioritize, and to work with the team to define clear and firm concepts for what the work is going to be. Remember, your...

Motivation – What Works?

Motivation Short-Term & Long-Term Impact Modern management and leadership myth suggests that people can be motivated to certain actions with a strong verbal queue or some sort of “kick in the pants” approach. Even at the highest performing athletics...

Motivation and Incentives

Economy of Incentives | Incentives | Knowledge-Worker | Motivation What Motivates Someone? One of the most challenging experiences in leadership is identifying and implementing techniques to help people achieve at their highest levels. What motivates someone to higher...

Evolution of Labor and Motivation

History | Incentives | Motivation Understand the Journey But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars. And I see God working in this period of the twentieth century in a way that men, in some strange way, are responding. Agrarian Era The...