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37 Questions to Ask Yourself When Your Team Lacks Energy

By Karin Hurt

I was giving a keynote on Saturday to large group of administrative professionals. My speech followed the recognition lunch. In addition to their formal awards, they did one of my favorites, “Stand up if _____.” “Stand up if you’ve received your certification (nearly everyone in the room stood).” “Stand up, if you’ve achieved another important professional milestone (again, the room looked like a standing ovation).” “Stand up if you made a significant contribution as a volunteer this year (nearly all again.)” “Stand up if you’ve received any kind of recognition this year at your job (about 2% of the room stood).” I’m sure the intention wasn’t to prove that point, but it raised an important issue. 590 more words

Leadership

Why Motivation?

Motivation can be defined as an inner desire to make an effort (Dowling and Sayles cited in Freedheim et al. 2003). It is also the capacity to generate behavior or performance (Freedheim et al. 609 more words

Employee Motivation

Performance Management System, Reward System and Employee Motivation: A Linkage

Every organization wants to achieve a success and be the leader. But, why do only some organizations succeed and rest do not? There can be multiple answers to this questions – may be the business strategies were not correct, may be the marketing tactics were not right, may be financial approaches were misleading. 598 more words

Employees

Will I Be Motivated If I Am Rewarded for My Performance

Motivation is a common word when we talk about job satisfaction and performance of the employees. It’s believed that employees who are highly satisfied with their job are highly motivated. 704 more words

Job Satisfaction

Employees: Should they be motivated? Why?

Employee Motivation. When anyone mentions about employee motivation, the first thing that strikes in our mind is: What is employee motivation? Why employee motivation? Many of us must have gone through all those theories of motivation given by great scholars. 804 more words

Employees

THE 7 SIGNS OF A GREAT LEADER.

There is nothing more difficult than being a great leader. Few can comprehend the pain of a leader. As someone said, “A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. 777 more words

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