3 Ways to Slay Eeyore Vampires #culturecounts #howtodealwithnegativepeople #humanresources #positiveworkculture #shrm #workpositive May 12, 2024

Your stomach churns when they walk in the door.

Your blood pressure goes up as you see their name on caller ID.

You groan when their email arrives.

Regardless of whether it’s a customer, team...

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3 Ways to Do More of What You Love with Those You Love #culturecounts #humanresources #positiveworkculture #shrm #workaholism #worklifebalance #workpositive May 05, 2024

I spoke and coached at a conference for an association of business owners about how to create a Work Positive culture.

One guy seemed particularly interested. He owns numerous businesses, from a...

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3 Mental Snacks to Fuel Productivity #culturecounts #humanresources #positiveworkculture #productivity #shrm #workpositive Apr 28, 2024

Salespersons who work in a positive culture sell 56% more than their negative peers.

Leaders who intentionally create a positive work culture see productivity increase by more than one-third.

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3 Keys to Positive Productivity Today #culturecounts #howtodealwithbadnews #howtodealwithnegativepeople #humanresources #positiveworkculture #productivity #shrm #workpositive Apr 21, 2024

Is it more difficult for you to work productively these days?

There’s a lot going on that shapes your work culture. The long shadow of the pandemic still influences our behavior with negative...

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3 Ways to Do the Right Thing at Work #culturecounts #dotherightthing #humanresources #positiveworkculture #shrm #workpositive Apr 14, 2024

Seven-year-old Ransom Duel noticed his classmate choking after eating a bite of a Nutella sandwich. Ransom picked up the jar, read “hazelnuts,” and knowing that his friend has an...

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3 Positive Ways to Deal with the Negative World #culturecounts #humanresources #positiveworkculture #shrm #workpositive Apr 07, 2024

Cargo ships crash into bridges.

Shootings invade our “safe” schools.

And as if this weren’t enough, it’s an election year.

This kind of overwhelming negativity spirals us...

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3 Strategies to Engage Teams #culturecounts #employeeengagement #humanresources #increaseengagement #positiveworkculture #shrm #teamengagement #workpositive Mar 31, 2024

Is “What have you done for me lately?” the employee attitude du jour where you work?

And by “lately,” do they mean very recently? As in today?

Team engagement—from...

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The One Thing You Must Do When the Deck is Stacked #culturetransformation #humanresources #positiveworkculture #shrm #workpositive Mar 24, 2024

The deck was stacked against me that morning before I even started work…

I moved our daughter over the weekend which involved driving a truck and trailer for 17 hours, lifting more stuff...

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5 Spring Things that Grow Your Culture #culturetransformation #humanresources #positiveworkculture #shrm #work positive Mar 17, 2024

The snow finally melted to reveal a spring-like day. The calendar called my wife and I outside to help our blueberry bushes grow fruit.

Cultivators of a positive work culture understand that...

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3 Tips to Spring Forward into Change #changemanagement #culturechange #daylightsavingtime #employeemorale #humanresources #positivewworkculture #shrm #workpositivenation Mar 10, 2024

The sun was getting up and it was light when the alarm woke me up. I like that.

That was Standard Time.

This morning, the alarm went off and it was dark. I don’t like that.

Welcome to...

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3 Ways to Make Time to Read #humanresources #positivewworkculture #readbooks #readerareleaders #shrm #workpositivenation Mar 03, 2024

I write books. Short books of less than 100 pages nowadays.

Why such short books?

A #LinkedIn connection says it best: “Thanks for writing short books with such great content, because I...

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3 Positive Ways to Deal with Disappointment at Work #drjoey #emotionalintelligence #employeemorale #engagement #humanresources #positiveworkculture #shrm Feb 25, 2024

Disappointing results happen to everyone…

…me included. After hours and hours spent on a proposal, after being told, “It’s yours,” and after projecting it into our...

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