Paul White

Paul White

Psychologist, Speaker, Trainer
Wait Until the Time Is Right Before You 'Appreciate' Your Employees
Employee Recognition

Wait Until the Time Is Right Before You 'Appreciate' Your Employees

How do you know when the time is not right? Here are five scenarios to avoid.
How Aesop Got It Right: 6 Reasons Stories Can Motivate Your Team
Leadership

How Aesop Got It Right: 6 Reasons Stories Can Motivate Your Team

Stories involved different parts of our brain, so they're easier to remember and less threatening than cold, hard facts.
Is Your Remote Team in Trouble? Authentic Appreciation Can Help
Employee Recognition

Is Your Remote Team in Trouble? Authentic Appreciation Can Help

A phone chat, small gift, a cup of coffee can all do wonders for the morale of employees working remotely.
Want an Unstoppable Team? Try Using Manager and Peer Recognition.
Control What You Can

Want an Unstoppable Team? Try Using Manager and Peer Recognition.

Authentic appreciation from leaders and among co-workers leads to a positive, supportive work environment.
Appreciation at Work: Two Major Misconceptions Leaders Hold
Employee Recognition

Appreciation at Work: Two Major Misconceptions Leaders Hold

Beware that you don't celebrate your employees for all the wrong reasons. (Hint: They've saved you money.)
Quit Trying to Make Everyone on Your Team an Entrepreneur
Managing Employees

Quit Trying to Make Everyone on Your Team an Entrepreneur

Founders often make these three mistakes when striving to enlist employees in growing their businesses. Here's how to avoid them.
Is the Notion of a 'Good Work Ethic' Generationally Biased?
Generation Gap

Is the Notion of a 'Good Work Ethic' Generationally Biased?

Perhaps you've heard complaints by seasoned managers that sounded like millennial bashing. Now a psychologist gives his reasoned reply.
Leadership Lessons to Learn from the New Republican Congress
Control What You Can

Leadership Lessons to Learn from the New Republican Congress

Can you work with people whose views are diametrically opposed to yours?
5 Ways to Tell If Your Workplace Is Really Toxic
Office Culture

5 Ways to Tell If Your Workplace Is Really Toxic

Everyone has horror stories to share. But how do you know if your office is truly poisonous? Learn what to look for and what you can do.
Don't Let a Grinch Steal the Appreciation From Your Workplace
Employee Recognition

Don't Let a Grinch Steal the Appreciation From Your Workplace

Some people simply don't know how to recognize others and thank them. But it's possible to shake off this curmudgeonly outlook.
Don't Be a Turkey in How You Communicate Appreciation to Your Staff
Thanksgiving

Don't Be a Turkey in How You Communicate Appreciation to Your Staff

Clueless managers might fall short in expressing their thanks on the eve of Thanksgiving. Here's what to do.
Ever Notice the Similarities Between Toxic Business Leaders and Politicians?
Control What You Can

Ever Notice the Similarities Between Toxic Business Leaders and Politicians?

The same manipulative and narcissistic types occupy the top rungs. Learn to recognize the 10 signs.
What the NFL's Toxic Achievers Can Teach You About the Workplace
Small Business - Big Impact

What the NFL's Toxic Achievers Can Teach You About the Workplace

Some talented and skilled individuals succeed in their area of expertise but create all kinds of problems due to their distorted view of themselves and others.
To Build Your Strongest Team, Don't Hire Your Clones
Diversity Training

To Build Your Strongest Team, Don't Hire Your Clones

Successful teams comprise people as varied as the challenges facing your business.
Sincere Appreciation Is the Magic Ingredient for Good Morale
Employee Retention

Sincere Appreciation Is the Magic Ingredient for Good Morale

Among the most common reasons employees quit is they aren't appreciated. Insightful leaders know when and how to praise good work.