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Staying Motivated: How to Prime Your Pump

Staying Motivated: How to Prime Your Pump | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
"Let him that would move the world, first move himself." --  Socrates “Rev it up!” “ I’m pumped!”  “Shake it loose!” Where does this type of...
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When You Move Your People's Cheese

When You Move Your People's Cheese | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Want to suck the motivation out of your people?
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» Compliments Can Improve Performance

» Compliments Can Improve Performance | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Want someone to perform better in the workplace or classroom? Compliment them. That's the takeaway from new research from a team of Japanese scientists who (Do you know that the brain receives compliments the same way it receives money?
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5 Cheap Ways To Motivate Employees

Looking for way to reward staff without spending a lot of money? Try letting your employees reward their colleagues.
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Why Focus (not Effort) is the Key to Getting Stuff Done

Why Focus (not Effort) is the Key to Getting Stuff Done | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Around the time I started this blog, I was obsessed with habits.
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Learning to Learn

Learning to Learn | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
I’m not good at many things.  Let me rephrase that.  I’m not naturally good at many things. There are many people who are smarter than me, process things quicker and overall just have a b...
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10 unexpected ways to show your staff that you value them

10 unexpected ways to show your staff that you value them | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
 I often hear from the leaders I work with about what a great team they have. I have no doubt that you may also feel the same about those who report to you.
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Motivation: 4 Techniques to Try

Motivation: 4 Techniques to Try | by @johnbaldoni http://t.co/RG9Itjzt...
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Daniel Pink: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.www (Paradox of motivation. Paradox drives paradigm shift!
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The Best Way to Make a Decision

The Best Way to Make a Decision | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Ask yourself this one question... and then forget about what everyone else thinks you should do.
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Why We Should Never Fear Failure

Why We Should Never Fear Failure | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
"Failure is a part of creating new and amazing new things.
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Thought Leaders Vs Do Leaders - LeaderLab

Thought Leaders Vs Do Leaders - LeaderLab | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Handy infographic to distinguish who is a "thought leader" and who is a "do leader". Which one are you?
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15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy, by Dana Saviuc

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy, by Dana Saviuc | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
We hold on to so many things that cause us a great deal of pain, stress and suffering -- and instead of letting them all go, instead of allowing ourselves to be stress free and happy -- we cling on to them.
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10 Tips For Reducing Employee Turnover

10 Tips For Reducing Employee Turnover | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it

Many people agree turnover is a growing issue, particularly as hiring picks up.

But what are most organizations doing about it, aside from implementing some short-term solutions when they discover it’s a problem?

Reducing employee turnover actually starts with the hiring process — but there are important management aspects to consider as well. Here’s what several experts had to say about the issue:

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(From the article): Make cultural fit top experience when hiring. Increasing employee retention will mean improving hiring efforts. Employers should focus their efforts on acquiring candidates who are not just skilled for the position, but are also a strong cultural fit for the company. Behavior-based screening and interviewing will help to make best long-term hires. – Nathan Parcells, InternMatch

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A happy and engaged workforce brings a positive return on investment for organisations and individuals. Shawn Achor, author of the Happiness Advantage, pulls together decades of research to show the positive impact of happiness on organisations. He notes that happiness at work increases sales, productivity and accuracy. Research also demonstrates that happiness has a positive effect on the health of employees, career success and perceptions about quality of life.

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To Motivate People, Give Them Something to Be Proud Of

To Motivate People, Give Them Something to Be Proud Of | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Money is not the best motivator.(If you're looking for ways to motivate your staff that don't involve money, try giving them work or projects they...)...
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'Thank You' Is More Powerful Than You Think

Thank you's are one of the most powerful motivators and they go a long way in nurturing and developing new...
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Webinar Archive

Webinar Archive | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Welcome to The Marcus Buckingham Company Website (Did you miss this morning's webinar on The Importance of Motivation? Click here to view the recording!
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The science behind what motivates us to get up for work every day

The science behind what motivates us to get up for work every day | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
| The Buffer blog: productivity, life hacks, writing, user experience, customer happiness and business.If our emotions didn't "cloud" our brains we wouldn't be able to reason, have motivation or make decisions: http://t.co/Lp8bwbus...
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Haben Sie die Aufschieberitis? Hier wird Ihnen geholfen.

Haben Sie die Aufschieberitis? Hier wird Ihnen geholfen. | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Aufschieberitis oder “Prokrastination” (klingt schlauer) steht wohl in der ewigen Hitliste der Produktivitätskiller ganz weit oben.
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How To Make Your Employees Feel Like Superheroes

How To Make Your Employees Feel Like Superheroes | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
I once got this in a message from a former employee:When I worked for you, I thought I was Superman. I have occasionally reflected on why that was.
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14 Easy Ways to Get Insanely Motivated

14 Easy Ways to Get Insanely Motivated | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
These simple strategies can keep you energized both on and off the job.
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Persuasion and Motivation Techniques That Work

Persuasion and Motivation Techniques That Work | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
How do you motivate team members to contribute their best skills & total engagement? Smart leaders will begin persuading with these 3 questions.
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Strategies for Handling the Boss from Hell

Strategies for Handling the Boss from Hell | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
It's a fact that the main reason why most people are unhappy with their job is poor management.
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Positive Psychology: 6 Steps to Motivate Yourself When the Going gets tough

Positive Psychology: 6 Steps to Motivate Yourself When the Going gets tough | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
"The field of positive psychology at the subjective level is about valued subjective experiences: well-being, contentment, and satisfaction (in the past); hope and optimism (for the future); and flow and happiness (in the present).
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10 Ways to Motivate Anyone

10 Ways to Motivate Anyone | Art of Hosting | Scoop.it
Understand the unique brain and personality types of your employees to keep them invested in work. You'll see amazing results.
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