Monday Motivation on Good Day Alabama (wbrc Fox 6)

The JOBS Model of Engagement

Employees need to Love their Job, Organization, Boss, or Squad to increase engagement at work

Employees need to Love their Job, Organization, Boss, or Squad to increase their engagement and motivation in the workplace.

Effective Networking Skills


Networking is an essential part of leadership, and these tips will motivate you to improve your networking skills.

Leading an Effective Meeting


Leaders are judged by the way they run meetings.  These tips will help you motivate your employees by running effective meetings.

Money is not a Motivator


Everyone needs money to live.  Money helps you get what you want and what you need.  But money cannot be your main motivational factor.

Leaders must also be Coaches


Leaders can coach employees, and team members can give peer-to-peer coaching.  Employees also need to ask for coaching as needed.

The Economics of Aesthetics


There is value in the sights, sounds, and smells of an organization.  Whether it is an employee area or customer-facing area, the "show" plays a role!

Listening Skills for Leaders


The fastest way to decrease motivation in the workplace is to not listen to your employees.  These tips will remind you why listening is an essential leadership skill.

The R.O.L.E. Model of Leadership


Successful leaders will build (R)elationships, have (O)versight, use (L)everage, and always (E)volve to become better.

Finding Passion in your Work


The average full time worker will spend over 80,000 hours of their live at work.  Take time to find your passion in the workplace.

Remove your Blinders


Blinders are for horses, not people.  Successful leaders and employees remove their blinders to motivate themselves and those around them.

Summertime is Motivating


Each of the four seasons motivates us in different ways.  Summertime motivates us through more sunlight, free events, and popsicles in the sprinklers.

Find Your Purpose


It is important to find your purpose in life, and these three tips will help you find your true purpose.

Lifelong Learning


Learning does not stop when your official "schooling" is over.  Successful and motivated people find value in Lifelong Learning.

Paying it Forward


Paying it Forward (doing something nice for a stranger) can improve your health and enhance your sense of purpose. 

The Value of Volunteering


Volunteering is something that all leaders do, and the benefits include improved health, future connections, and possible career growth

Extending Trust


Trust is the foundation of every aspect of your life.  Strong leaders know that they should try and extend trust first.

Social Media "Friendships"


It's not about the number of connections you have on social media.  Rather, it's about how many real relationships you have with others.

Go Back to School


Over 70% of all undergraduates in the U.S. are over age 25. It may be time for you to consider going back to school!

Using Positive Words


Why do we spend so much effort using our words (written and verbal) to break others down when we should build them up?

Soar with your Strengths


If you are good at something, don't rest on your laurels. Instead, do whatever it takes to become great!

Celebrating the American Worker


Labor Day celebrates the American Worker.  What can you do to encourage and motivate those who work, including yourself?

Managing your Time


If you don't do something to gain control of your time, then time will always control you.  Here are three tips to assist.

Motivating Others


Sometimes, you can motivate yourself by spending your time motivating others.  These three motivational ideas should help.

Motivated by Autumn


The smells, sounds, and flavors of Fall can motivate and inspire all of us.  Remember to enjoy what this season brings.

Positive Morning Routines


The best way to get motivated each day is to have a positive morning routine.  These tips can help you get your day off to a great start.

Music as Motivation


Research shows that music can have a positive effect on our mood, our behavior, and our motivation. 

Reading Fiction Books


Many of us are readers, but we don't always have to read leadership or motivational books.  Fiction books can motivate in many ways as well.

Minimizing Social Media


People who avoid social media for one week have higher contentment levels.  What other benefits exist from decreasing your social media use?

Removing Negative Thoughts


Stop the negative self talk!  Don't assume what others are thinking, stop looking for the bad, and minimize extreme words.

Seasonal Time Changes


When we move our clocks forward or backward each year, it can have an effect on people's moods and motivation levels.

Honoring Veterans


Motivate yourself by doing something nice for others.  Veteran's Day is a great day to motivate those who served.

The Power of Friends


How can friends keep you healthy, and what is Dunbar's number, and what does it mean for you?  We have the answers.

Perfectionism as a De-motivator


Striving to be perfect in all that you do can lead to problems with health, stress, and family.  Instead, work towards doing your best.

Make time for "Rest"


"Sleep" is different from "Rest."  Here are three different types of "Rest" that we all need to keep us motivated.

Chocolate as a Motivator


Chocolate can motivate us simply from the ingredients, the mood it creates, or the memories it brings back.

Santa's Motivational Lessons


Santa has to motivate himself, his elves (employees) and all humans (his customers). Here is how he does it!

New Year's Goals vs. Resolutions


The B.A.M. Model of goal-setting is helpful anytime of year.  Pete shares how to Brainstorm, Analyze, and Modify your goals.

Motivate others by Being Nicer


There are a few reasons why simply "being nicer" will motivate you and others to bigger and better things. 

Bloom where you are Planted


While some motivational slogans are silly, this one really applies to all of us at every stage of life.  It's all about the journey.

Using Courage as Motivation


Using courage is essential to leadership development.  Why not use your Try, Trust, or Tell courage to make a difference?

The Meaning of Life


Don't waste your time searching for "the meaning of life." Instead, know that your life has meaning...for you and others!

Resolving Conflict


There are five styles of conflict resolution. All leaders must be aware of how to use all five styles depending on the situation.