Posts Tagged ‘motivation’

Today, Shelley and I peeled back the usual reserved business layers and got a little intimate about the path she has co-planned for Talking Therapy, the difficulties she has personally experienced and why she feels so strongly about its success.

As a knowledge worker we think and decide and have the ability to impact business performance – as long as we give ourselves the ability to use our talents.

As you work to “motivate smarter” seek to diagnose, assess, and understand employee talents, values, and behaviors; and then develop your motivational structures as suggested above to assist your employees to become more authentic.

As someone reared in South East Asia in a Eurasian household, the controversy over Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother and the recent BBC documentary Meet Britain’s Tiger Mums, made me reflect on the cultural values I took for granted on both sides of my heritage

A good boss, like anything other good experience we have in life, can leave a lasting impression on us. But unlike horror stories often recounted about ‘bad’ bosses we don’t hear that many great stories about the ‘good’ boss.

Before you consider taking action, it is best to talk it over with someone. It’s always a possibility that what may seem like bullying may in fact not be. For example changes within the organization can create stress on all levels (staff, supervisors, managers etc), and so stress may be causing some short term issues and demands. If you are finding it difficult to cope, perhaps take the time to talk to your manager or supervisor, who may well be as concerned as you are. Sometimes in situations like this communication can be the way to make changes.

Business health and measuring of same if greater than measuring purely the financial metrics. It should also be about the measurement of customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction and the overall operational effectiveness.

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Alva Edison. There are millions of people with brilliant ideas that never become real…

By now I think most of us are familiar with the latest You Tube sensation that is “Ted Williams.” If you have managed to dodge this story to date here is a quick summary– Ted was a homeless “Wolverine” look alike…

To all my Bloggertone friends…I would like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and I hope that your 2011 gets off to a great start. For many of us 2010 has been a very challenging year. But the good news is…