Before they can bring themselves to ‘Why not?’, you have to bring good answers to: ‘Why THIS? Why YOU? Why NOW?’ Bring it.
What do you get when Humor teams with Work? Legendary productivity. Make it fun, get more done. Brings out the best in everyone.
The best *Best Practice*: Giving someone or something the BEST of you. It’s also the BEST feeling.
If you listen way more than you talk, you’ll have WAY more people interested in what you have to say.
The 3 Be’s, please: Be there. Be prepared. Be humble. Add *Be FUN* to the mix (when appropriate) and they’ll buzz about the B’s.
How to motivate productivity. Make employees feel valued with gratitude.
Sometimes people just want to talk. They don’t want your answers. Your listening will help them find their own. Help them. Listen.
It’s hard to apologize, but harder on you not to. I was wrong. I feel bad about it. I apologize. How can I make it right?
Look for the good, not the should, in others. You’ll get a much better return on investment with what you find and share.
How to avoid having to fire bad employees: Be more selective in who you hire.
If you don’t talk about what people care about, they won’t care about what you talk about. Who cares? They will when you do.