Paul White

Paul White

Guest Writer / Psychologist, Speaker, Trainer

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Is a Reminder to Appreciate Your Staff

See the good in everyone, and let them know how much you value them.
Team-Building

5 Understandable Reasons Why Your Co-workers Are on Your Nerves

Give co-workers the benefit of the doubt, and try to communicate that you care.
Run a Better Business

Don't Be Surprised When Employees Don't Value Your Impersonal Gift

When a gift card -- or even a gold watch -- isn't the best way to show your employees they matter.
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.
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.
Inspiring Your Team

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.
Run a Better Business

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.
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.)
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.
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.
Run a Better Business

Leadership Lessons to Learn from the New Republican Congress

Can you work with people whose views are diametrically opposed to yours?
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.
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.
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.
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