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Help Your Pessimists see the Positive!

As a manager, it can be frustrating to have a pessimist on your team. Pessimists can be an enormous drag on team morale, and their negativit...

Increasing Job Satisfaction

How do you motivate your people when you need them to do something that is repetitive, or dull? We all want a role that is interesting and t...

What Makes Your Team Happy?

Have you ever found that people within particular teams, or those who do similar types of work, often share interests and motivations? That...

Change Your Perspective and Think Strategically

Clearly, leaders need to be able to think strategically in order to lead effectively. But what does “strategic thinking” actuall...

Managing High Achievers

Are you a high achiever, or do you have high achievers on your team? Managing high achievers can be both a blessing and a challenge. On the...

Rebuilding Morale

From time to time, morale can take a knock in even the best teams. Productivity falls, absenteeism increases, and people get stressed and u...

Using “Small Wins” to Motivate People

There are many different ways that you can motivate your people. Among others, you can link the work they do to their career aspirations, p...

Dealing With Sloppy Work

People can submit sloppy work for a number of reasons. Perhaps they’re overloaded. Perhaps they have low ambition, and just don’...