5 Ways to Give Effective Praise to Motivate Your Team

Praise is one of the most powerful things a leader can offer their team. When delivered well (and well-deserved), praise gives your people the drive and motivation to continue doing the kind of work you want to see. This is why Mary Kay Ash, founder of the Mary Kay Cosmetics empire, remarked: The power of […]

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How to Keep Your Team Engaged When You Have Low Morale at Work

andy grove knows what it takes to fight low morale

At many companies, low morale is a fact of life. Any number of problems can stifle people, leaving them unmotivated and struggling to do their job. As a manager, you may feel low morale yourself; no one is immune to the harsh realities of the modern workplace. Gallup’s engagement stats show us year after year […]

andy grove knows what it takes to fight low morale
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8 Best Professional Development Goals for Managers

Ever worked with an unhappy manager? Seen them frazzled, frustrated, or run down? Chances are, their team felt the same way. There’s even a name for it: the Cascade Effect. According to Gallup’s “State of the American Manager” report: “Employees’ engagement is directly influenced by their managers’ engagement — whose engagement is directly influenced by […]

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