Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Embracing Differences
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Embracing Differences achievement employee motivation individual differences organizational strengths May 07, 2024

If you have siblings, then you probably know that two or more people can be raised in the same household by the same people and still turn out to be very different from one another. Why is it then that we expect our employees to be just like us? We have this idea in our minds for what success...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Your Work vs. Your Job
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Your Work vs. Your Job employee motivation high performance job satisfaction purpose driven Apr 16, 2024

Your job is the gateway for the work that you do, but they are not one in the same. The distinction is that your work is the purpose that you’re chasing, whereas your job is the manner in which you fulfill that work. For example, your work may be shaping future generations, and your job is...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals for 2024
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Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals for 2024 accountability employee motivation goal setting self improvement taking action Dec 19, 2023

As you look forward to the new year, there is a framework that can help you set goals more effectively. Goals are the building blocks of resolutions, so if you want to follow through with your New Year’s resolutions, you need to create goal statements. This can break up your resolutions...

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Jody Holland Training & Speaking | Leadership
The Currency of Appreciation in the Workplace
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The Currency of Appreciation in the Workplace appreciation employee motivation positive affirmations productivity value exchange Dec 05, 2023

Employees who feel valued are more motivated, more productive, and more likely to stick around. There are many factors for why an individual takes a job, but the reason why they stay is emotional. When an employee decides to leave an organization, they may back their decision with logic, citing...

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Getting People to Perform in Business advice business employee developement employee motivation high performance Aug 29, 2023

When people first start in business, they often give their very best. They want to live up to their résumés and recommendations, and they want to make a good impression. Their motivation is high, even if their skill might be low in the beginning. Through training and development, we...

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5 Workplace Trends Leaders Need To Focus On employee engagement employee motivation employee performance leadership Jan 07, 2023

I remember that Monday very clearly. I was sitting in a room filled with Gen Xers who had all started working for the same organization. An older gentleman, likely at the start of the Baby Boomer generation, stood in front of us and said, “You people scare me. You scare me because you are...

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Employee Engagement employee engagement employee motivation employee performance leadership Jan 04, 2023

Employee engagement refers to the extent to which employees feel invested in their work and committed to their organization. Research has shown that engaged employees are more likely to be productive, stay with the company longer, and have positive attitudes toward their work. Some factors that...

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