What Creates Energy in Organizations?

The authors talk about eight decisions that increase energy and that these questions can for a diagnostic. The authors say “energy is created in conversations that balance several dimensions of an interaction. Hitting the midpoint, or sweet spot, of these five dimensions…”  People are energized by interactions on these five dimensions: Interactions in which a … Read more What Creates Energy in Organizations?

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The Power of Small Wins – Harvard Business Review

The Power of Small Wins – Harvard Business Review, by Teresa M. Amabile and Steven J. Kramer, May 2011. The results of the research of managers perceptions shows that most (95%) fail to understand what is motivating to staff. Make sure you read the section “A Surprise for Managers” section.  The author reminds us about … Read more The Power of Small Wins – Harvard Business Review

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James, Westbrook, or Bryant – Who is the best teammate?

You may want to argue about who is the best player but in the playoffs this year it is clear to me that Lebron James is the best teammate. In game five of the Western Conference finals, Kobe Bryant competed hard, as he always does, but ask yourself if he made his teammates better?  His … Read more James, Westbrook, or Bryant – Who is the best teammate?

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8 Rules For Creating A Passionate Work Culture – Fast Company

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8 Rules For Creating A Passionate Work Culture, BY Paul Alofs | 05-21-2012 | 6:05 AM  Fast Company “Hire for passion and commitment first, experience second, and credentials third. You don’t want to be simply a stepping stone on an employee’s journey toward their own passion.” Paul’s article makes some great points.  Point 3 is … Read more 8 Rules For Creating A Passionate Work Culture – Fast Company

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