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“Recognize, manage and master your beliefs. They aren’t genetic. They are choices. Choose ones that serve you.”

~ Christopher Babson ~

Larry felt he was out of ideas.  He put in his time at work, but he found so much to frustrate him he got to the point where he almost didn’t care anymore.  He knew he needed an attitude adjustment. He wanted a way to get enthusiastic and happy with his job.

But he wasn’t getting any help from work or family, or anyone. Finally Larry decided to take action on his own. He signed up to hear a motivational speaker. Larry wasn’t sure what to expect.  What he got was beyond anything he imagined.

The motivational speaker helped both his professional and personal growth.  He learned things he could use at work and in all the other areas of his life.

  • Real, actionable information. Larry learned things about thought patterns and road blocks he’d been putting in front of himself. This information freed him to explore new ways. It was like a door opened to new opportunities both at work and in his personal life.
  • Guidance and direction. Larry recognized he’d been lacking direction. The fixes offered by the motivational speaker were things Larry could apply immediately. He felt like he left with an achievable game plan.
  • Communication. Larry learned where he was failing to communicate well. He immediately saw how that was making work more difficult. He also saw how these new skills would help him with his wife and children. He knew as he made these changes he would be more effective. It was exciting to feel himself growing and changing so quickly.
  • Enthusiasm. Something about the motivational speaker was contagious. As Larry sat in the room he felt his life expanding. It was such a change to feel good about life! He knew this was what he’d been missing. He felt like he was learning enough that he could maintain these feelings of enthusiasm and excitement.
  • Attitude.  Larry felt a personal change in attitude. He determined to stop blaming others and focus on the things he could control. The speaker helped him see how an adjustment in his attitude could change the way he viewed both home and work.
  • Focus. Instead of taking a scattered approach to what he learned, Larry decided to focus on the things that would make the most difference in his personal growth.  He knew if he could change some of his habits and behaviors, it would show improvement in all areas of his life.

Larry left the seminar eager to get started.  “I honestly felt like a new person,” Larry said.  “I knew I could not keep on this high forever, but for me it was a game changer.”

Larry listed the new skills and ways to communicate. Each week he took one of the skills and worked to master it. “It’s really made a difference in all areas of my life,” Larry said. “I expected the motivational speaker to help with work. And it did.  I’m so much happier there. But I was surprised at how much I grew personally. My wife and kids really like the new me.”

If you are looking for personal growth, increased enthusiasm, guidance, direction and actionable skills, go listen Joel, a great motivational speaker. Contact Joel to learn where he is speaking next.

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5 Ways to Empower Your Employees to Reach their Full Potential

“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.”

~ General George Smith Patton, Jr. ~

Employees are a valuable resource that is frequently overlooked. Managers need to work with employees in order to maximize their skills and productivity. By doing so, they will help increase each employee’s value to the company. Motivational speakers and authors can help managers learn the most effective ways to empower their employees to perform at their greatest potential. But if you are a manager, you don’t have to wait until your company brings in an inspirational, motivational keynote speaker to start making an effort to empower your employees. Here are a few things you can do now:

  1. Listen to Your Employees
    No one knows their jobs better than they do. If they come to you with suggestions to make their jobs easier, hear them out. Employees often come up with great ideas to increase their productivity, but if their managers don’t listen, they give up trying to make things better.
  2. Don’t Feel Threatened
    Some of your employees probably have skills that you don’t have. That’s why they are doing their jobs and you are doing yours. Just as you are good at what you do, they have the skill set that is required to perform well at their jobs. That doesn’t mean they are well-suited to do your job, so don’t allow yourself to feel threatened. Instead, try to encourage those employees to continue improving upon their skills.
  3. Provide Needed Support
    If your employees need new equipment, software, training, or anything else to get their jobs done in an efficient manner, it is up to you as their manager to fight for the funding, if necessary, to get your employees what they need.
  4. Let Them Know How Important They Are
    Knowing that your job is important can make a huge difference in both self-esteem and job satisfaction. Employees who feel like they are making an important contribution are happier employees, and they are more likely to do their best work for their employers.
  5. Let Them Know How They Are Doing
    Too often, managers take employees for granted and fail to express their appreciation for a job well done. An employee who receives frequent praise when deserved is more likely to continue doing great work to please his or her boss, so try to find ways to provide feedback regularly. At the same time, it is sometimes necessary to give negative feedback. Try to frame negative feedback in a positive light when possible. For example, you might say, “I really like the graphs you used to illustrate this report, but I’d like to see more information about the profit margins on individual products.”

Try implementing some of these strategies with your employees and see how they react. You are certain to see some positive results. And remember that motivational speakers and authors provide a lot of information that managers can use to help their employees succeed. Try to attend seminars by motivational speakers or look for books by authors who can help you motivate and empower your employees.

Schedule a motivational seminar for your employees today! See how motivational professional public speaker Joel Garfinkle can help you.