Category: Attitude/Motivation for Managers

How to Fix Toxic Leadership Behaviors that Cause Employees to Leave

If you’re lucky enough to have your dream team in place, the last thing you want to do is jeopardize it. As a leader, you’re also human and probably have a few behavioral tendencies you need to improve.

Are Your Salespeople Suffering From The Seven-Year Itch?

In the rom com classic movie, The Seven-Year Itch, featuring Marilyn Monroe, the lead character has grown a bit tired of his marriage. Do you have long-term salespeople in your organization?

Is Your Bottom-Line Mentality Trashing Your Team's Spirit?

Does it pay off to relentlessly focus on making your number, to engage your bottom-line mentality? Maybe not, according to research published by Baylor University.

Do You Know How Much Employee Satisfaction Impacts Customer Happiness?

If you've rolled out new products and services, but can get customers to buy more it's time to check out another key issue: employee satisfaction.

How Bird Dogs Can Help You Hire Employees Who Possess Attention to Detail

Attention to detail. We all know it’s important for some jobs, especially if you’re sending launching a satellite. Did you know there are different levels of attention to detail?

Manage Smarter 79: Motivation and How It Moves Your Team

Steve Sisler is an author, speaker, and a master behavioral analyst. He has consulted on “personality difference” with hundreds of .com companies in 18 countries. He is the CEO of Behavioral Resource Group and a SalesFuel partner. In this episode, we discuss: What motivates us that makes the brain feel good and lessens brain tension; the 27 different styles of motivation; why we are driven by feelings; and ow managers can learn to identify the different motivational types on their team.

5 Quick Tips for Motivating Others

Everyone is motivated. The big question is what are they motivated to do and why?

Manage Smarter 72: Don't Just Be a Manager, Be a Hero!

Jeffrey Hayzlett is Chairman & CEO of the C‑Suite Network, the former CMO of Kodak and (perhaps best known for being) a celebrity judge on the TV show Celebrity Apprentice for three seasons. He is the best-selling author of "The Hero Factor: How Great Leaders Transform Organizations and Create Winning Cultures." In this episode, we discuss: The definition of The Hero Factor and Hero Leadership philosophy; why you should consider this different model of leadership; the benefits of being a Hero leader; and stories of companies that did not follow this model.

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.

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