This is the last Q&A of a 6 part series on employee motivation and engagement. You might prefer to start with reading the introduction here.
I am afraid of losing my job due to downsizing. How do I keep my employees motivated when I am having a hard time staying motivated? Continue reading
This is the 4th Q&A of a 6 part series on employee motivation and engagement. You might prefer to start with reading the introduction here.
How can I tell my top performing employee that he is not ready to apply for a team leader position without totally demotivating him? Continue reading
This is the 3rd Q&A of a 6 part series on employee motivation and engagement. You might prefer to start with reading the introduction here.
I have just inherited the “hopeless” team of my department. My biggest challenge is that, except for 3 of them, they all have strong and very Continue reading
This is the 2nd Q&A of a 6 part series on employee motivation and engagement. You might prefer to start with reading the introduction here.
I can’t understand some of my employees; they just won’t listen to me. I told them what they need to do to improve their performance, but don’t do it. Why?
This is the 1st Q&A of a 6 part series on employee motivation and engagement. You might prefer to start with reading the introduction here.
I have just been promoted from employee to team leader. I start my new role in two weeks and will be leading a frontline team of employees. I have so many new ideas, how can I earn employees respect and engagement? Continue reading
The reward of our work is not what we get, but what we become – Paulo Coelho
How can a leader motivate and engage others?
Since the launch of the Life Makeover Project, leaders have asked me so many questions regarding employee motivation and engagement. It’s normal. Being a leader is a big responsibility. Continue reading
Joshua Oppenheimer breaks the silence with his latest film The Act of Killing. A powerful, surreal re-enactment of the mass killings that took place in 1965 which resulted in the extermination of over 1 million Indonesians. A project which he devoted over a decade of his life living among the survivors and perpetrators.
“The film is not about the history. It is not about the past. It’s about how the past is alive in the present.” -Joshua Oppenheimer
Determined to tell the victims’ stories, Joshua found that the safest and most revealing way of exposing the Indonesia genocide was to have the killers make their own “film” by re-enacting the horrific crimes they committed. Continue reading
He thought he had all figured out. He was convinced that his way was the right way. He made his way to Bolivia to convince the people that they needed Democracy to have a better quality of life.
Hendrik Beese explains why having failed in his mission was the best thing that could have happened. Continue reading
I am bubbling with excitement. Like a kernel of popcorn ready to explode and pop open, I am so eager to burst out one of my most memorable adventures with you.
Seriously, I can’t believe I did it!
In my last post, I mentioned I was going on an adventure that I kept putting off because of my fear. Every time I thought about it, I would get that feeling in the pit of my stomach telling me, “Are you crazy? Have you completely lost your mind?” Continue reading
There is nothing like a good full-bodied flavor cup of coffee first thing in the morning to give you that burst of energy to start your day! You look forward to its fresh aroma and flavor to wake up your taste buds, so, none of that bitter, watered down stuff.
Now, imagine waking up in morning to living a full-bodied flavored life instead of a bitter, dull life. Living a joyful life with fulfillment and adventure instead of a tasteless life filled with anger and frustration. Continue reading