What really motivates?

What really motivates?

“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” So says Mario Andretti, one of the most...
Goals are great, and…

Goals are great, and…

One of the best and most satisfying aspects of our work at Humanergy is when a person reflects on what they’ve learned in their leadership journey. A recent coaching client remarked, “You know, I’ve always been a goal-oriented person. What I’ve...
The right conversations

The right conversations

You are a dedicated supervisor, and you take the time to engage in conversation with your people on a regular basis. Great job! Yet you may not be having the right kind of discussions Рthe ones that build employee engagement. Kristi Hedges, who wrote Four...
Just not feeling it?

Just not feeling it?

Sometimes we just can’t wait to get to work, to tackle the challenges that lie ahead. Other days, not so much. How do you boost your energy at those times when you’d prefer to hit the snooze button or linger at home over yet another cup of coffee? On a...