Category Archives: Curiosity For Knowledge

Does the Truth Depend on What You Believe?

Yes, I lived in Medellin, Colombia for 5 months and I’m still ALIVE! We have all heard and read the horrible things that took place in Colombia back in the 80’s and 90’s. Although Colombia has drastically changed in the … Continue reading

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Lead With a Story: Interview with Paul Smith

Paul Smith has spent a career researching what it takes to inspire and motivate a change in a human being. He’s a key note speaker, a corporate trainer and the author of the book, Lead with a Story: A Guide … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement and Motivation – Keeping Employees Motivated During Downsizing

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. Patricia asks: I am afraid of losing my job due to downsizing. How do I … Continue reading

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Employee Motivation and Engagement – Telling an Employee They’re not Ready for a Promotion Without Demotivating Them

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. Sylvie asks; How can I tell my top performing employee that he is not ready … Continue reading

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Employee Motivation and Engagement – Managing Different Personalities on a Team

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. Tracy asks: I have just inherited the “hopeless” team of my department. My biggest challenge … Continue reading

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Employee Motivation and Engagement – Secrets on Getting Employees to Listen and Improve Their Performance

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. David asks: I can’t understand some of my employees; they just won’t listen to me. … Continue reading

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Employee Motivation and Engagement – 3 Powerful Tips in Making an Effective Transition from Employee to Leader

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. Marcelo asks: I have just been promoted from employee to team leader. I start my … Continue reading

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Employee Motivation and Engagement

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 … Continue reading

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Joshua Oppenheimer Breaks the Silence in “The Act of Killing”

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 … Continue reading

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As a Human Race, Are We Progressing?

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 … Continue reading

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