How do you energize your employees and give them the determination to continue producing excellent work? Through the power of praise. As the manager, praise can be used as your expression of approval. This recognition can tell your employees exactly what they are doing well and what they should continue […]

In today’;s diverse workplace, cultural difference training and people management performance are essential skills that every manager should possess. Multicultural work environments can either contribute to miscommunications and misunderstandings, or when properly understood, can be a competitive advantage to an organization. Not only is it important to be knowledgeable of […]

Many people are confused by and misguided on the difference between shyness and social anxiety. They are related, but they certainly are not the same thing. Here are some of the essential features that distinguish between the two conditions: Trait vs. Illness One of the main differences between shyness and […]

Many companies use teams to help improve quality, work processes, or customer service. When a company is beginning the team-building journey, the leaders need to understand what sort of team they want to end up using the most in the organization. Although many use the terms self-managed and self-directed interchangeably […]

Ever had someone give you bad news? How about good news? What’;s the difference or is there a difference? Good news – stuff or information that makes us happy, content, reassured, secure and validated. Bad news – the opposite. So, it would appear that there is a difference between good […]

If you’re looking for a speaker to help your company improve teamwork, productivity and morale, then you will probably be looking for a motivational speaker. If you want somebody to speak at your event, or fundraising dinner, then a public speaker will probably be more appropriate. How would you differentiate […]

I began my career as a youth speaker. While I do many programs now for professionals, I still enjoy presenting motivational school assemblies and keynotes at student leadership conferences. Youth speakers aren’t cheap, however, and I’m often asked if it’s really worth the money and class time to bring in […]

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