Get motivated at work

8 Ways to Get Motivated at Work

Some days it’s easy to be enthusiastic and excited about work, while other days it’s a struggle to stay focused, overcome writer’s block, or just find some joy as you juggle myriad demands. There are different reasons for feeling unmotivated. Maybe you feel you aren’t challenged enough and boredom certainly snuffs out motivation. Some may […]

Comfort Zone

Is it time to challenge your career comfort zone?

Change can be exciting, but it can also be uncomfortable. Anyone who’s been in an office during a merger or a reorganization knows this first-hand! Let’s face it: When there is routine, there is usually comfort and a feeling of safety. We know what to expect, and when we can predict how our days will […]

Employee Engagement – What does that mean?!?

How many times have you heard the phrase, employee engagement? “We want our employees to be engaged.” We’ve all heard a manager or executive say it, we’ve likely heard it from Human Resources, and we’ve maybe even said it ourselves a few times. Employee engagement is not only one of the key management buzzwords these […]

Motivation – Throwing Away the Carrots and Sticks

I’ve managed people most of my career, and I’ve worked in teams all my life. If you had asked me early in my leadership career what motivates someone at work I would have probably told you either having a good salary or maybe having a spiffy title. And of course who doesn’t think a big […]