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Enjoying Your Work is YOUR Responsibility, Not Your Employers'

My current employer, Keystone Behavioral Pediatrics, is one of the best organizations for which I’ve worked. While no job is perfect, my job marketing Keystone is made so much easier and satisfying because the parents who bring their children to us are pleased with how we have helped their children and eager to tell other parents about us. 1,181 more words

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4 Ways To Help Your Employees Motivate Themselves

Wouldn’t it be nice to have employees motivate themselves?

Helping your employees motivate themselves is easier than you might think – and it starts by helping them feel good about the work they do. 936 more words


Motivation: Where Does It Come From?

At the beginning of my early care and education career, I figured out that children like to be praised. Whenever I wanted children to follow along or cooperate, I would praise them. 547 more words

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What Leaders Should Know About Intrinsic Motivation & Extrinsic Motivation

Intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation are important engagement opportunities that have very different results.

Extrinsic motivation is what many of us are familiar with; it’s the primary way Boomers and Gen Xers have been rewarded throughout their working career. 1,084 more words


Think:games blog #3: gamification and games in education

I want to use this blog post to distinguish my project with Think:Games from the more widely known phenomenon of gamification. Since gamification is rising in education quickly, I thought it would be useful to emphasize the similarities and differences between the two, and give some thoughts on how they can support and complement each other. 1,048 more words


Snow Shovels in Fiji

Wanna know why education in America is in such rough shape? This sentence begins to explain the problem:

“We will expect our teachers to begin to use this strategy in their classroom after Thursday.” 1,174 more words


Turnover and how to stop unwanted turnover in organisation?

The competition of competent employees is increasing in Europe’s working life because workforce is getting smaller. Post-war baby boomers are reaching retirement age and the same time fertility rates among women have decreased. 2,331 more words

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