Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Unhappy Employees: Fix the Problem by Changing the Workplace | Workplace Coach Blog

Unhappy Employees: Fixing the Problem by Changing the Workplace: One employer and one employee at a time: 3 concrete strategies that work

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Unhappy Employees, An Essential Truth, and Solutions | Workplace Coach Blog

Unhappy employees, an essential truth, and solutions that work to increase employee engagement, motivation, productivity and retention

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Choosing Yourself: When it’s time to take a breather | Workplace Coach Blog

Choosing yourself: when it's time to take a breather--the benefits to taking a temporary career breather & how to do it gracefully

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Employees Forced to Return to the Office Quit–In Droves | Workplace Coach Blog

Employees forced to return to the office quit in droves. 3 questions employers need to ask themselves. Employers solutions.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Free Podcast on How to Build Accountability…In Yourself, In Your Employees | Workplace Coach Blog

Accountability: free podcast on how to create accountability in yourself, in others, on how accountability is a game changer

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Inflation’s Impact on Employees and the Workplace | Workplace Coach Blog

Inflation's impact on employees and the workplace: financial worries and other the stunning survey results

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Your Work Honeymoon is Over; What Now? | Workplace Coach Blog

When your job honeymoon is over; here's why it happens and here's what you and your employer can do

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Why You Procrastinate Or Lack Motivation—And What To Do About It.

As humans, we’re driven to seek pleasure and avoid pain. We have to either *want* to do something or perceive that we *need* to do something to take action. Here are eight strategies that will help you set yourself up for follow-through.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

A Crucial First Step Many Managers Forget To Take | Workplace Coach Blog

onboarding: a crucial first step many managers forget to take

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Helping adults and children with ADHD in a pandemic world

The pandemic era’s unstructured uncertainty has weighed heavily on those with ADHD, who struggle with planning, motivation, and attention, but psychologists are working to get them back on track.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

What to Do When You Don't Want to Do Anything

Everyone has times when they feel unmotivated or listless. Here are just a few things you can try if you don't feel like doing anything.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

5 Action Steps for Regaining Trust - Workplace Coach Blog

When employees or coworkers no longer trust you, they don’t tell you. Why would they? They don’t trust how you …

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Failure Is Not An Option: How Not to Let Anything Throw You Off Your Game - Workplace Coach Blog

Playing your A game when you're frustrated; how to tunnel through or use frustration energy.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Make Your Career Dream a Reality - Workplace Coach Blog

What are your career goals and dreams? Make them happen.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

A Christmas/New Year’s Surprise - Workplace Coach Blog

What's a gift you can give your employees that costs 0 but matters hugely & produces amazing long-term benefits: impact & habit of gratitude and reognition

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Flexibility: What Employees Want & Need for Christmas 2020 (Part 2) - Workplace Coach Blog

Employers & employees benefit from flexible work hours--it's a benefit that costs nothing but significantly increases employee satisfaction

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How to Regain Motivation When Your Productivity Starts to Fade

When we’re struggling to stay driven, these tips will help you reset and regain motivation.

Business & Finance | Business

4 New Ways To Reenergize Workers At Home | Inc.

Find new ways to sense how workers feel and engage them in solving the company's challenges

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

7 Lies You Tell Yourself That Keep You From Succeeding | Inc.

These are untruths any one of us can get trapped in --so free yourself to soar.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

A Connection Between Motivation and Brain Inflammation | Psychology Today

New animal research identifies a possible link between acute inflammation of the cerebellum and "depression-like" symptoms marked by a decrease in motivation and sociability.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Five things to do when you have too many ideas and never finish anything

Many people have mastered the art of starting, but few have built the habit of finishing.

Politics | Politics

9 Years Into Common Core, Test Scores Are Down, Indoctrination Up

Common Core sucked all the energy, money, and motivation right out of desperately needed reforms to U.S. public schools for a decade, and for nothing.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

How to Find the Motivation to Work Out When You’re Depressed

Working out can be especially difficult when you’re depressed, even though the brain benefits are powerful. An expert explains how to harness the latest research and get motivated.

Psychology | Psychology

The 'Curse Of Competence': Why Top Performers Quit Their Jobs

What is a manager supposed to do when the company won't let her reward or even acknowledge her employees for their outstanding achievements?

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Intrinsic Motivation of Richard Ryan and Edward Deci - PsycIQ

Psychologists Richard Ryan, left and Edward Deci, developed the Self-Determination Theory (SDT) of motivation, which toppled the dominant belief that the best way to get human beings to perform tasks is to reinforce their behavior with rewards. In 1977, t

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

5 Strategies to Make Yourself Work When You're Just Not in the Mood

Fighting procrastination teaches us to fully engage in our work, get more creative with it, and, ultimately, get more done.

Business & Finance | Blogging

How To Stay Motivated to Blog And Why You Shouldn't Give Up Blogging - Hippie in Heels

It can be difficult to stay motivated to blog, so this is how I've kept things going for four years even at times when it was hard to stay focused.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Your Goals

Motivation is an important factor in accomplishing your goals. Without it, it will be more difficult to find the inspiration to reach for what you initially set your heart and mind to do. Fortunately, when motivation starts to dwindle, there are ways to b

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

How to Get Back on Track When You’ve Lost Your Motivation

Motivation can be fleeting, and it's OK to simply give it a rest. But when you need to get unstuck and get moving again, these two simple things can help.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

How to Get Back on Track When You’ve Lost Your Motivation

Motivation can be fleeting, and it's OK to simply give it a rest. But when you need to get unstuck and get moving again, these two simple things can help.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Why Smart People Are Lazier than Their Dumb Friends | Broadly

According to a new study, people with a high need for cognition are more likely to spend their days lounging around and not exercising.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

10 Practical Tips for Taking Action When You Don't Feel Like It

We’ve all been there at some point. There is a task ahead of us, we need to get to it and complete it, but we just don’t feel like it.

News | Interesting Stories

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Explains The Power of Negative Thinking

The Canadian is the best-known astronaut since Neil Armstrong. He explains how failings can motivate.

History | History

17 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes You Never Hear

While best known for his “I Have a Dream” speech, King’s legacy included much more than that.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

The Simple Technique for Achieving Your Goals

Based on 20 years of research, the new science of motivation.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Failure Occurs When You Set Your Sights Too Low

Failure does not happen because you set your sights too high. It happens when you set your sights too low. The failure is when you achieve that mark and… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

11 Successful Women Who Know Life Is So Much More Than Your Work

Life doesn't have to be all about your 9 to 5 -- just ask some of the world's most driven women. We rounded up advice from the interviews, commencement speeches and social media accounts of insanely successful women. And whether they started out...

Entertainment | Entertainment

Matt Weiner's Years of Pre-'Mad Men' Failure and Humiliation Will Inspire You to Persevere

As someone who spent a significant chunk of my 20s floundering around in different directions, attempting to figure out how to find meaning and success in adult life, nothing makes me happier than ...

Advice & Self-Help | Life and Family Coaching

64 Positive Things to Say to Kids

Encouraging Kids Eighteen years after my dad died, I can still hear him, when I get too serious saying, “Lighten up, Lissy!”  And in moments of complete self doubt and embarrassment, I bolster myself by thinking of him singing, “Oops, you […]

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Incredible Poet Proves Just How Influential Teen Girls Can Be

“You are the first drop of rain in a hurricane.” That’s what being a teenage girl means to Clementine von Radics. The 23-year-old traveling poet performed her spoken word poem, “Advice for Teenage Girls with Wild Ambitio...

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Successful People Start Before They Feel Ready

If you want to summarize the habits of successful people into one phrase, it’s this: successful people start before they feel ready.

Sports | SPORTS

Rhode Island Little League coach gives team post-loss pep talk, gives us sports feelings

The kids were crying, and WE TOTALLY WEREN'T CRYING.

Business & Finance | Business

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

What you do today matters. Your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Going Through Hard Times? Keep Going

People who haven't been through hard times consider themselves smarter and wiser for having avoided the wall you hit. But what they don't understand is if we garner the necessary wisdom and lessons from this experience, those of us who went through h...

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Movies At Work: An Untapped Motivational Method?

It may seem like an excuse to slack off, but showing movies in the office has been proven to boost morale, retention, and productivity.

News | Good News!

For Runner With M.S., No Pain While Racing, No Feeling at the Finish

Despite a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis three years ago, Kayla Montgomery, 18, has gone on to become one of the fastest young distance runners in the country.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Derek Sivers: Keep your goals to yourself | Video on TED.com

After hitting on a brilliant new life plan, our first instinct is to tell someone, but Derek Sivers says it's better to keep goals secret. He presents research stretching as far back as the 1920s to show why people who talk about their ambitions may be le