September 2017 - Unique Training & Development

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How to Motivate Employees
Most leaders think that employees are only motivated by one thing: money. We can probably all agree that earning money is important in terms of paying bills and living a desired lifestyle. As a front line leader, if we think that employees are only motivated by money we’ll fail to[...]
Leaders think motivating millennials is a challenge. But one generation complaining about another has been going on forever. This short humorous video shows how today’s youngsters will complain in the future about how bad they’ve had it!    
Leading by Example
Employees listen with their eyes more than their ears. They watch the example you set more than the words they hear you say. As a front line leader, it is important to walk the talk and practice what you preach. In theory, it is a simple concept — if you tell your[...]
The Importance of Explaining WHY
Dr Ellen Langer, Harvard Psychology Professor, did an interesting experiment using lineups of students waiting to make photocopies in the Harvard University library. In round one of the experiment, she had one of her graduate students go up to the front of the line and ask, “Can I get in[...]
How You Can Offer Praise and Positive Feedback Effectively
Very common in leadership training programs, is the recommendation for leaders to give more praise and positive feedback. It seems like common sense to be more positive, yet many managers and supervisors still focus on the negative. Here are a few reasons why we don’t offer more praise: We don’t[...]
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