I asked in my annual reader survey what some of the biggest challenges leaders were facing. I’ve already covered some of those: Relationships, health, etc… This month, I’m going to cover another topic that was hot on the mind of readers: Motivating your team.
Having and creating a motivated team is something a lot of leaders think about. A motivated team is something leaders desire. They know their organization can be more effective if everyone was excited and ready to work.
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The truth is, most employees are disengaged. According to a 2014 Gallop study, only 31.5% of employees are actively engaged at work. This means there’s a whopping 68.5% of employees who are either not engaged or actively disengaged with their work.
Those are scary numbers for leaders. Over two-thirds of your workforce may be disengaged from the work you’ve hired them to do. Read more...
During a Superbowl 52 commercial, viewers were treated to a surprise. Netflix released the trailer for the Netflix original movie The Cloverfield Paradox. And a release date: February 4th, 2018… The same night of the Superbowl and the same night the ad aired.
Whoa! Minds were blown and people were ready to watch the next chapter of the Cloverfield multiverse release. How would The Cloverfield Paradox tie into Cloverfield and 10 Cloverfield Lane? You would have to go to Netflix to find out.
The Cloverfield Paradox
The Cloverfield Paradox takes place before the original J.J. Abrams’ Cloverfield movie. A crew of astronauts was sent to outer space on the Cloverfield Station. There, they were to activate the Shepard particle accelerator to save Earth.
Earth was suffering from an energy crisis. With the Shepard particle accelerator, they would be able to create infinite energy. But something goes wrong… Read more...
Do you ever wonder what your favorite bloggers enjoy? What hobbies, sports, toys, or books?
I wonder this often and thought I’d answer this question for you guys today.
So what are a few of my favorite things? Read on to find out.
This is going to be an eclectic list, broken down by categories. So, here they are.
My Favorite Blogs
Michael Hyatt: Intentional Leadership – Michael is a top-notch leader and authority on platform building.
Brad Lonenick – He’s the head honcho of the Catalyst Leadership Conference. A man you should be following.
Smart Passive Income with Pat Flynn – There’s no one better when it comes to helping you build a passive income stream than Pat.
Art Of Non-Comformity – If you’re looking at non-conformity, this site is for you. Chris shares excellent insights into living a life less than normal. Read more...
As a leader, your life is probably pretty busy. You’ve got meetings multiple times a week, conferences, and outside activities.
Keeping track of this can be difficult. I know it has been for me.
Today, I’d like to introduce you to a great leadership resource I’ve discovered called the NeuYear Calendar. The calendar retails for $30 but NeuYear was kind enough to provide me with a special discount code to save you 30%. Read to the end of the post to discover how you can claim this exclusive discount.
What I Like About The NeuYear Calendar
The NeuYear calendar is laid out so you can see the whole year at a glance. This makes planning easier as you can see your whole year as you’re writing in key dates and times. There’s no having to flip through a paged calendar and backtrack to insure you’re not duplicating events over multiple months. Read more...
There’s a saying: “Not all readers are leaders but all leaders are readers.”
That can take the form of a physical book, an eBook, an audio book, or various other ways of consuming the information. The important thing is you’re reading.
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I’ve done quite a bit myself this year. I’m over my goal of 24 books for the year and continuing strong.
Through these 24 books, I obtained great ideas, new insights, and created new thought patterns.
All from picking up a book.
Today, I’d like to share with you what I feel are 5 books you should read before the end of the year. Read more...
- EntreLeadership by Dave Ramsey – Dave shares years of insight into how he does business. He gives you the nitty gritty on how you can build a successful business. All while staying out of debt. One of the best leadership books I’ve picked up all year.