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Is There More To Motivation Than Money?

Posted by Lisa Berquist on Saturday, January 14, 2012, In : Empowerment 

Keeping employees motivated can sometimes be a challenge.  What with the economy, layoffs, everyone being asked to do more, people can get frustrated in their work. 

Many believe that money is on the top of most peoples’ list of what motivates them.  I tend to disagree.  In a previous blog post I wrote about how to motivate employees by unleashing their power and potential.

Now don’t get me wrong.  I do believe ...

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It Was Going So Well...What Happened?

Posted by Lisa Berquist on Thursday, January 12, 2012, In : Leadership 

2012 started off great.  I set my theme for the year…TRUST, I joined a 31 day blog challenge and got my writing juices flowing and I had a great strategy and goal setting session with my fabulous business coach, Kristin.  I was excited and on my way to the most productive year yet.  So what happened?

Twelve days into the New Year and I am feeling very scattered.  I have so many great ideas on how to take my leadership...

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Unleash The Power and Potential

Posted by Lisa Berquist on Thursday, October 27, 2011, In : Teams 
Motivating your team is imperative to the well being of its members and the accomplishment of the goal.  While motivating others isn't always easy, there are ways you can help to unleash the power and potential of your team.  Here are a few powerful leadership skills you can easily incorporate to bring out the best in others:
  1. Ask questions rather than give direct orders.
  2. Give specific and sincere praise for accomplishments, so as to let people know that you have noticed.
  3. Celebrate successes.
  4. Trea...

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