Category: Attitude/Motivation for Managers

Why Introverts Make Strong Leaders

As an introvert, you might believe that only gregarious individuals, like those with a strong D component based on the DISC theory of human behavior, can truly lead people. Nataly Kelly will tell you to stop selling yourself short.

How to Inspire Others During Adversity

Times are tough, and they’re only getting tougher. As the Center for Creative Leadership says, we live in a VUCA world, surrounded by Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity.

Seven Leadership Myths to Stop Believing

We live in an age that seeks quick fixes and easy answers. Sometimes leaders abdicate their thinking to others and accept “prevailing wisdom,” which is often an oxymoron.

Erase Fear of Failure and Implement Organizational Change With This Plan

If you’re in a leadership position and want a specific part of your business to improve, don’t wait around for something to happen. It’s up to you to direct the change.

Manage Smarter 54: The Motivation Mindset for Sales

Gerhard Gschwandtner is founder and publisher of Selling Power magazine – the leading periodical for sales managers and sales VPs since 1981. He owns the Sales 3.0 conference, and has authored 17 sales management books and is the creator of the Peak Performance Mindset training program. IN episode 54, we discuss: how he got meetings with Malcom Forbes and Donald Trump; the #1 problem/mistake sales managers and leaders make; the top 2 things you need to be successful in sales and negotiations; and the 3 Levels of Sales Mindset you MUST have to reach your A-Game.

Is Your Relative Incentive Plan Pitting Employees Against Each Other?

Managers are always looking for ways to motivate team members and make work more fun. The concept of a relative incentive might sound appealing.

How To Help Sales Reps Who Lack Motivation

Do you have skilled sales reps on your team who aren’t making their numbers? The root of this problem is often a lack of motivation.

Manage Smarter 53: Happy Teams Require Happy Managers

hristina Unrein is Founder of Possibility Lab and she is a Clarity & Happiness Coach for Achievement-Driven Leaders, Business Owners & Teams creating personal and business solutions that focus on mindset, happiness, and resiliency. In this episode, we discuss: the definition of happiness, what warning signs mean an employee will never be happy in your organization, and specific steps to change your mindset to be more fulfilled at work.

Have You Tried These Unconventional Leadership Tactics?

Whether you’re managing a sales team or a development team, you may feel like there are times when you’re speaking the wrong language.

Here’s How to Motivate Your Younger Employees

Are your youngest employees feeling unmotivated? The latest Deloitte Millennial Survey reveals that workers under age 35 want specific actions from the leaders who run their places of employment.

Manage Smarter 51: Positivity – Work and Manage Into It

Dr. Joey Faucette is a best-selling author and consultant with an expertise in positive work cultures and management. In this episode, Audrey, Lee and Joey discuss: why positivity creates better productivity; creating an environment where as you age, you can crave lifelong learning; and ideas for better worker appreciation/gratitude programs.

How To Build A Company Of Winners

One of the first things Tony Chatman heard when he became a senior manager was, “you’ve just lost the luxury of having a bad day.”

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