Why self-discipline is overrated and what you need to use to find lasting motivation

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What Motivates Gig Economy Workers

Harvard Business

These gig economy workers are driven by a range of motivations, from lacking other jobs to wanting control over their schedule to seeking social connection. In order to continue attracting new workers, companies like Uber and Lyft have to do a better job of engaging existing ones by recognizing and meeting their different motivations and needs. What motivates part-time ridehail drivers. Their primary motivation to work is often social.

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The Four Vs of Employee Motivation: Velocity, Visibility, Value, and Valor

Strategy Driven

Try sticking with the 4 Vs of employee engagement when you implement an employee recognition and motivation program. Making their successes visible to the rest of the team provides the employee with the recognition he or she deserves, while continuing to motivate others. An hourly employee might be motivated by a $50 gift card, but an employee that is making a significantly higher amount of money, especially in the six-figure range, would not.

Speak to Help, Not to Hurt

Lead Change Blog

A few seconds spent examining our motives—am I speaking constructively in pursuit of solving a problem or am I speaking to prove my superiority—can make a dramatic difference in whether outcomes and relationships take a positive or negative turn. The next time criticism dances on your lips, begging to be spoken, pause and examine your motivation. Being authentic, though, isn’t a license to be rude, hurtful, condescending, or manipulative.

Do It Anyway.

Rich Gee Group

If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Do It Anyway. People are often unreasonable, illogical and self centered; Forgive them anyway.

Being The Hare

Survive Your Promotion

I do interesting work using my unique talents most of the time, and sometimes I have weeks or months of extreme creativity and motivation. There are times to stick it out and push through a challenge, so don’t consider this a license to throw in the towel. Happiness Innovation Inspiration Motivation Work/Life Balance Creativiity inspiration Tortoise and Hare Work Life Balance photo credit: wolfpix. You know the story about the tortoise and the hare?

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Advocating for LGBTQI+ as Authentic Leaders – Leaders leading leaders

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A self-aware leader will know learning to accept and respect who they are is an important first step to understanding other people’s value and what motivates them.

Developing The CEO Within You.

Rich Gee Group

Making your way up the ladder, dodging bullets, using every last bit of your intellect and motivation to deftly ingratiate yourself with key decision-makers. Motivation - Every word, every order, every instruction must be nicely wrapped to motivate your people. How do you grow your direct reports, your staff, and your organization through motivation? This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0

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8 Tips on Becoming a Successful Real Estate Agent

Strategy Driven

Focus on developing soft skills like empathy and being sensitive to the needs and motivations of different clients. To get your real estate license, you will have to log in some hours and pass your state licensure exam.

How Do You Coach Your Team?

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I found early in my career that it was easier to motivate my staff with carrots rather than the stick. This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 How Do You Coach Your Team? I’m a coach.

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4 Screening Tests for Employees That Management Should Consider

Strategy Driven

At which point, they could do something seemingly out of character due to either being persuaded to by a third party or for pure financial motivation. DMV Checks on Driving License Status.

Possibility Maximizer: Success.com Interview Podcasts

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Successories Motivational Products Talent Managment Magazine Testing and Assessments - An Employers Guide to Good Practices Testing and Assessments - DOL The Rainmaker Group - Possibility Maximization An amazing group of people commited to making a difference in the world they live - one soul, one organization, one Customer Experience at a time. License.   Today I have a great collection of motivational podcasts to share with you from Success magazine.

Why Networking Is Dead — Part One.

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Motivate the masses. This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Why Networking Is Dead — Part One. Look, everybody does it.

Creating My Own Business

Strategy Driven

So, you saved some money, gathered motivation, and you’re ready to take the first steps in creating your own business. Include local and governmental incentives such as tax cuts, utility cost reductions, urban redevelopment motivations, and technological support.

Why Networking Is Dead — Part One.

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Motivate the masses. This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Why Networking Is Dead — Part One. Look, everybody does it.

Take A Little Break To Laugh This Season.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Take A Little Break To Laugh This Season. Get Shareaholic { 2 comments… read them below or add one } Emdadul Haque 12.24.10 at 10:35 AM Laughter is the best preventive medicine.

5 Business Tips for the New Entrepreneur

Strategy Driven

600,000 new businesses receive their licenses to commence operations in the US annually. Moreover, it would motivate you to work harder than you’ve ever done. While the business market can be challenging for the new entrepreneur, you can succeed with the right strategies.

Pushing Employees to Go the Extra Mile Can Be Counterproductive

Harvard Business

We all want our employees to be engaged and motivated. Some people are intrinsically motivated to exceed their job descriptions in order to support organizational goals. To find out, we designed a pair of studies that would measure the ethical repercussions of externally motivated organizational citizenship. Our second study examined the effect of externally motivated organizational citizenship both inside and outside of work.

The Most Inspirational Social Media I've Ever Seen.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 The Most Inspirational Social Media I’ve Ever Seen.

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How to Journal

Great Leadership By Dan

Needless to say, I was overjoyed at the opportunity to write Empowered, A Motivational Journal for Women when the publisher reached out to me I didn't hesitate to say YES! Lastly, if after reading this, you're inspired to begin journaling, consider Empowered, a Motivational Journal for Women.

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Growing @ the Speed of Change

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I read a great book by Jim Clemmer - a famous local motivational speaker. Clemmer is a prolific author on leadership and motivation. First tip - Don't wait for others to set deadlines - do it yourself. ++ Mom gave up her license and got a Harley. I suffer from great blogger guilt. I have not posted for quite a while. Not that I have not been doing anything but. The book is " Growing @ the Speed of Change ".

Growing @ the Speed of Change

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I read a great book by Jim Clemmer - a famous local motivational speaker. Clemmer is a prolific author on leadership and motivation. First tip - Don't wait for others to set deadlines - do it yourself. ++ Mom gave up her license and got a Harley. I suffer from great blogger guilt. I have not posted for quite a while. Not that I have not been doing anything but. The book is " Growing @ the Speed of Change ".

Visualizing Mortality And Wealth. | Rich Gee Group

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Visualizing Mortality And Wealth. Here is a very cool video showing 200 years of mortality/wealth progress in just four minutes by Hans Rosling, guru of data animation. From the NY Times.

4 Ways to Deliver Genuine Authenticity

Lead Change Blog

The social networking service has warped our “perception of reality over the past almost-decade,” motivating people to “perform” a lifestyle while simultaneously convincing those watching that the performance is real. Authenticity is not a license to be excessively focused on the self. Instagram “broke us” says a recent Vox article.

A Powerful Sunday Message.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 A Powerful Sunday Message.

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The Three Keys to Being a Great Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

You don't have to be an extroverted, rah-rah motivator to be a great leader. First and foremost, they motivate people to do their best. This leadership philosophy was summed up by Zig Ziglar, a great motivational leader who I was fortunate enough to have as my Sunday School teacher when I was growing up in Dallas: “You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.”

What Is Your Most Productive Workday?

Rich Gee Group

If your colleagues are cranky, keep your door closed and stay internally motivated — no drive-by’s around the office to say ‘hi’ Play on the weekends — don’t spend the entire time food shopping, running around with errands, and working around the house. Image: Royalty-Free License from Dollar Photo Club 2014. I was flying the other day to the midwest and read this article: “39% of hiring managers say Tuesday is the most productive workday.

Are You Playing With The Big Boys? Or Girls?

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Are You Playing With The Big Boys? Or Girls? “It’s better to hang out with people better than you.

Thankful For You.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Thankful For You. In ordinary life, We hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that our lives become truly prosperous.

Be Like Jack LaLanne.

Rich Gee Group

Expanding on his television popularity, he opened dozens of fitness studios under his name, later licensing them to Bally. He brought a lot of energy, motivation and happiness to millions of people. I grew up with Jack LaLanne. I used to watch him, his wife Elaine (yes, Elaine LaLanne), and his german shepherd Happy every morning on TV. Jack taught me a lot of things about life — especially to stay positive all the time. Why be like Jack?

Be Like Jack LaLanne.

Rich Gee Group

Expanding on his television popularity, he opened dozens of fitness studios under his name, later licensing them to Bally. He brought a lot of energy, motivation and happiness to millions of people. Image: Royalty-Free License from Dollar Photo Club 2014. One of my favorite posts, loved by my readers — I thought I would re-post it for all to read. I grew up with Jack LaLanne.

Change Is Like A Locomotive Rocketing Down The Tracks.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Change Is Like A Locomotive Rocketing Down The Tracks. Some sage advice from Peter Drucker: “Everybody has accepted by now that change is unavoidable.

Two Videos: One Will Impact Your Life & One Your Work.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Two Videos: One Will Impact Your Life & One Your Work. Rarely do I log onto one of my favorite sites (reddit.com) and find two great videos I have to share.

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This Is Broken (with Seth Godin).

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 This Is Broken (with Seth Godin). Why are so many things broken? In this entertaining talk — Seth Godin gives a tour of things poorly designed, the reasons why they are that way, and how to fix them.

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Are You Ready For Success? | Rich Gee Group

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Are You Ready For Success?

10 Ways To Have Fun At Work. | Rich Gee Group

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 10 Ways To Have Fun At Work. You work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, 250 days a year, for approximately 40 years. You can either have fun or turn it into a clock-watching, tedious, and painful nightmare.

This Is 'Out Of The Box' Thinking.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 This Is ‘Out Of The Box’ Thinking. Apple engineer rebuilds an ancient Greek mechanism — the oldest known computer – known as The Antikythera Mechanism. Out Of LEGO.

2 Videos: 1 Impact Your Life & 1 Will Impact Your Work.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Two Videos: One Will Impact Your Life & One Your Work. Rarely do I log onto one of my favorite sites (reddit.com) and find two great videos I have to share.

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3 Ways To Stay Connected.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 3 Ways To Stay Connected. It’s hard to stay connected with friends, colleagues, clients, and key people in your industry. Because most positions force you to focus on production and not development.

Habits That Threaten Your Health - Do You Have the Commitment to Change?

Building Personal Strength

License to use the above photo purchased from istockphoto.com). Personal Strength Goal Character Strength Weight loss Commitment Change Motivation BehaviorI’ve written here and elsewhere about how hard it is to break a habit and establish new behavior patterns. This is particularly true when it comes to changing health habits, like losing weight and quitting smoking. For example, two-thirds of Americans are overweight, a condition endangers their health.

What's Missing From Your Thanksgiving Table This Year?

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 What’s Missing From Your Thanksgiving Table This Year? Sweet Potatoes? Squash? Is it a loved one who passed away this year? Is it a family member who is serving our country overseas?

Creating A Life Plan. Today.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Creating A Life Plan. Today. Many of my clients ask how can they apply our session learnings to their personal life. I say it’s easy — you just have to take the first step.

3 Ways To Step Back & Look At The Big Picture.

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This work by Rich Gee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 3 Ways To Step Back & Look At The Big Picture. We all get caught in the minutiae. And it’s not our fault. Our job, our life, even our world makes us focus on the small things.