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4 Ways to Motivate Yourself and Your Team

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I read with interest the New York Times article “Why You Hate Work”.  It is a bit of a manifesto on disengagement and lack of motivation at work. Tony Schwartz and Christine Porath define engagement (per a number of studies) as “involvement, commitment, passion, enthusiasm, focused effort and … [Read More...]

Protect Your Success

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Last week I had lunch with one of the most successful non-profit Executive Director's in North Carolina.   He manages a large organization with dozens of employees and hundreds clients and a many million dollar budget.    He is smart.   He never gives up.   He and his organization … [Read More...]

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I am so happy it is Spring. This winter was one of the hardest I can remember in my adult life. Sometimes I feel like I have been 'routed' - meaning stripped clean. Difficult times seem to do this. Not pleasant, but clarifying. Serious illnesses among close loved ones and the long end … [Read More...]

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