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Are You A Low-Effort Thinker?

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Do low-effort thinkers drive you nuts? Dealing with the low-effort thinker whose irrational opinion is hard to fathom is a worthwhile topic. But the purpose of this video is to ensure you’re not that person to someone else. (After all, most low-effort thinkers wouldn’t describe themselves that way.) In this video, I describe three tell-tale signs that you might need to up your game when it comes to stating your opinion or defending your position on important topics. My article contains  »  Read More

The Real Secret to Overcoming Procrastination

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Beware. What you think is procrastination might not be. If you suffer procrastination that’s unwise and unhealthy (such as putting off bedtime or eating a healthy diet) techniques for overcoming procrastination may be a literal waste of time. You can get insight into the (real) secret of overcoming procrastination in this short video and learn more in my latest article for SmartBrief on Leadership, here  »  Read More

When the Moment Is Right, Are You Ready For a Motivation Conversation?

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When the young, wildly successful entrepreneur shared his devastating news with me, I was able to go beyond an empathetic conversation. We had a motivation conversation that helped him face his fear. Afterward, I wondered why that conversation went so much better than others I’ve had in the past. This short video reveals part of the answer. And you can read more of the story in my blog post  »  Read More

It’s Not Personal, It’s Business?

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We have an unprecedented opportunity to transform the workplace. But if you are a leader, you cannot hope to affect positive change until you challenge outdated beliefs that undermine your good intentions. This video exposes how one popular belief endangers your attempt to be a servant leader and provide people with the support they so desperately need right now. If you want to learn more, check out my SmartBrief blog  »  Read More

4 Ways to Encourage People to Do What Needs to Be Done

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People can have two reactions when asked to comply with a request or rule: reflective or reflexive. My video explains why so many people react reflexively using justifications for their decisions without understanding their values or the implications of their choices for their own health and well-being, let alone other people’s. You’ll learn about a phenomenon called “compensatory need satisfaction.” Given what’s happening in today’s world, I think you might find this a significant  »  Read More

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