COMMUNICATE TO MOTIVATE!

As a manager, Ralph was sick and tired of the time he had to spend on employee conflicts, teamwork and attitudes.  As soon as one fire was out, another flared.  This continuous band-aid routine ended after Ralph used MOVVE™ to connect with his people.  They now keep their focus on their job and resolve their own […]

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COUNSELING CHAOS

I recently visited a counselor as I have occasionally done over the years when feeling overwhelmed by life’s challenges.  She was a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist and had a teaching role with interns at our local medical center.  Since she didn’t know my situation, our first session had me talking about myself.  Our next and final […]

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WALK THE TALK – The Path to Motivation & Success

Usually when we experience challenges or persistent problems we seek help, guidance and counsel.  If we talk to professionals or a counselor, they target the way we think and understand.  This focus is the reason that talking and therapists typically fail to deliver the results we seek.  After all, as much as we’d like to […]

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Keeping Productivity Up & Problems Down

The biggest ongoing problem any business owner, CEO or manager endures is their employees.  Everyone hired to further the business brings an endless array of issues and problems that often divert and slow productivity and profits. In their personal lives employees often experience issues with their marriage, parenting, depression, finances, dieting, addictions, anger, health and […]

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The Motivation Language of “Listening Leadership”

Communication has only two movements, sending and receiving.  When we’re communicating to motivate others, we talk. We have something to say so we’re the sender.  When we’re not speaking, we’re listening to what others are saying.  So we’re the receiver. Question…  Does silence assure we have a listener?  How many times have we spoken to deaf […]

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Avoidance Arouses Betrayal

THE TALKING TRUTH Avoidance is that unspoken lie you use to shield yourself from stress.  The belief is: “If I avoid it, I won’t be bothered to do anything, and it will eventually go away.”  This may sound irrational, but it’s the mantra for so many that duck, dodge and disappear when you want to […]

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Freeing Fears & Failures

THE TALKING TRUTH We’ve all heard words of wisdom and encouragement after experiencing defeat.  Thomas Edison said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”  Another saying is “fall seven times, stand up eight.”  Seems we’ve got the smarts and advice, just not the desired behavior.  After all, it’s not our […]

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Motivation Is Why They Don’t Listen To You!

“A Picture is worth a thousand words” is a familiar saying.  So this video about how to motivate someone is ten million plus, all condensed into a two minute inspirational video.  Check it out and see if mere words measure up to Movving pictures. Motivation Is Why They Don’t Listen To You!   My first book, Elite Motivation, […]

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MOVVE Your Trainings Into Productivity & Profits

On the job training is costly.  You pay for the trainer, materials and all the hours employees spend away from their job.  The reason to invest time and dollars on training?  Profits!  The money realized from improvements is a significant business building asset.  There are other benefits too, but the biggest incentive to employee training […]

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Getting The Message Out

Natalie Morales recently did a TV investigation that shocked everyone who has ever emphasized “the message” as the best way to teach behaviors.  Message giving has always been the standard we use to correct and improve what we want in others.  If we get to say it again and again, we feel confident the message […]

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