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Dispelling the Myth of Laziness

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Do you believe this statement is true or false?  The reason inequality exists is because some types of people are basically lazy. If you believe this statement is true, I hope you’ll consider recent revelations from motivation science before landing on what you choose to believe. Learn more  »  Read More

Why Return to Normal? How to Capitalize on Lessons Learned

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Changes inspired by holding on for dear life in a world turned upside may be worth keeping, according to recent reports. But how do leaders evaluate what practices to keep and what’s just working in the moment? You can take lessons learned, backed by science, to transform to a workplace where people thrive—with sustained positive energy, results, trust as the by-product. Why return to normal when you can transition to something better than normal? Learn how  »  Read More

How to Evolve From Managing Time to Managing Energy

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You have ten things on your to-do list. How do you decide what to do first? You only have 24 hours in a day, after all. Millions of people have relied on the famous 4-quadrant Time-Management Matrix for decades. It’s about time the model got an upgrade with revelations from motivation science. See how you can evolve from time-management to energy-management in my SmartBrief on Leadership blog  »  Read More

Strategies for Thriving When Emotionally Hijacked

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Leaders are evoking the language of war to mobilize resources needed for battling the coronavirus. The problem? Their rhetoric also tends to unleash fear, anxiety and panic –the least effective ways to mobilize human beings. Learn how motivation science can help you avoid being emotionally hijacked and invoke the peace you need to not just cope but thrive during this challenging time. Click  »  Read More

Your Company is Unfair. So What?

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Motivation science explains why you should care about working for an unfair or unethical company. Learn how your company could be challenging your choice, connection, and competence—and what you can do about it—in my latest SmartBrief blog  »  Read More

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