Great leaders encourage others to grow, and then recognize them for their accomplishments. The Personnel Board Graduation Celebration is a great example.
"Quiet Quitting" is not just a workplace issue. Those who "quietly quit" in their personal relationships may cause damage as well.
Use the National Day of Encouragement as a starting point to encourage others every day.
Providing a Labor of Love for something is a noble cause, and can restore your faith in humanity.
Leaders need to accentuate the positive, accommodate when possible, and anticipate the needs of others.
Improving your listening skills can encourage others, increase trust, and inspire self-growth.
There are three FREE resources that allow all of use to learn: Khan Academy, Goodwill Community Foundation, and Ted Talks.
There is no need to dread Monday. Use these tips to help you get excited about Mondays.
Dunbar's Number. Smartphone Unlocks. Psalms. Mickey on a Megaphone. These are all covered today in our 150th Episode!
A little laziness is OK. A lot of laziness is not. Make routines, exercise, and consider the consequences to prevent laziness.
Volunteering is a non-negotiable task of leadership. Pete shares three reasons why we all should volunteer.
Each grain of sand is different. Each human is different. Use this metaphor with sand and humans as motivation today.
Yesterday, we celebrated two holidays on the same day - Father's Day and Juneteenth. It got me me thinking about other leadership skills / motivational tactics that work better in pairs.
You have been blessed with certain gifts, skills, and talents. Be true to those, or you may come across as disingenuous.
You can't rejuvenate on vacation if you don't Remove certain things, Recharge as you see fit, and build Relationships with others.
"Flying by the seat of your pants" may provide you a temporary adrenaline rush, but true leaders know the way to success is through consistent preparation.
Dale Carnegie's classic book "How to Win Friends and Influence People" is just as relevant today as it was in 1937!
Today is all about "building others up!" Spend time this week nominating, delegating, or celebrating someone you know!
Great win for NASCAR driver Ross Chastain at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend. He reached his goal...with a restrictor plate / tapered space on his car. When should you put a "restrictor plate" on your goals and dreams, and when should you go "full throttle?"
The success of this weekend's United States Football League (USFL) reboot is a great example of NOT quitting! But...is it ever OK for us to quit? I think so...and I share three reasons why!
Turn this audio UP. No...seriously...turn it up. Audio is really low when Mike Dubberly and I talk about Blooming where you are Planted!
We need to 'savor' the small moments. A blooming tree. A giggling child. A tight hug from an elderly parent. As you work today through the "speed of life," be sure to slow down and savor at least one small moment.
So happy to be be back in studio for the first time in two years with my friends at Good Day Alabama! Mike and I took this time to talk about post-pandemic traits for In-Person Networking Events.
Kevin from the Home Alone movies reminds us to always face your challenges head-on, put others first, clean up your mess, and admit when you are wrong.
When you get an "extra hour" of sunlight during DST, what will you do with it to motivate yourself and others?
Many songs have the word "believe" in the lyrics. Many of us need something to believe in, especially during the holiday season.
Giving gifts to others is an act of love, and is also very motivational. Here are more reasons why we get motivated when we give gifts to others.
There are times of the year that wear us out emotionally and physically. Here are some tips to keep our energy up during those busy months.
Reading is not only fun, it can also improve your health. This segment shares why all of us should read more than we currently do.
This 1974 story is still relevant today with messages of communication, groupthink, and speaking up!
The benefits of Travel include being happier, healthier, and having less stress. You can achieve these benefits through local or national travel!
Here are three magical quotes from Walt Disney that align with the 50th Anniversary of WDW and can motivate us to higher achievements.
Research shows that fire elements such as candles, fireplaces, and firepits, can help people relax and reduce anxiety when used safely.
Leaves are beautiful when they change colors. We can be too. Most successful people welcome change, and there are other change benefits as well!
Whether you lead a family, lead a work team, or lead soldiers during war, you need to lead out front, be authentic, and have a support system when leading in times of crisis
I highly recommend conferences for the People (Building Relationships), Place (Finding Creativity and Innovation) and the Proficiency (Learning New Skills)
Pete and Mike share the importance of leaving a legacy in both your personal and professional lives.
Since today is Valentine's Day, today's #motivationmonday is all about LOVE! Love your Job, Love your Organization, Love your Boss, and Love your Squad.
Set Goals, not Resolutions, with this simple three step model. Brainstorm, Analyze, and Modify.
Even adults need office toys: Slinky's, Plasma Globes, Lava Lamps, and Fidget Spinners all have their place helping with stress, creativity, innovation, and concentration.
When following a sports team, leading kid's athletic teams, or just managing a team, here are some good hints about being a humble winner and a respectful loser.
If you set goals or resolutions on January 1, it is always good to revisit those 30 days later and reassess or even retract them.
Hometown Takeover (HGTV) in Wetumpka, AL, taught us that we can motivate others with freshness, friendliness, and teamwork!