• MOTIVATION
    How To Motivate And Inspire Your Team To Achieve Better Results

    Motivation and inspiration are two leadership responsibilities that, all too often, don’t get the attention they deserve. The hiring process, and finding the right talent, is a big part of the puzzle. But motivating a team or a workforce is an ongoing challenge and a vital priority for anybody who wants to be a world-class […]

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    56% of Employees Believe Their Managers Can’t Motivate Them

    A whopping 56% of your employees don’t believe you or the managers that work in your company are able to motivate them. This is the finding of a new report by Ultimate Software, a provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud. The report surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. employees and revealed a clear message […]

  • MOTIVATION
    56% of Employees Believe Their Managers Can’t Motivate Them

    A whopping 56% of your employees don’t believe you or the managers that work in your company are able to motivate them. This is the finding of a new report by Ultimate Software, a provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions in the cloud. The report surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. employees and revealed a clear message […]

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    31 Amazing Books That Will Actually Motivate You To Do Shit

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about motivational books that have *actually*, you know, motivated and uplifted them. Here are their diverse picks: 1. Yes Please is like your own laugh-out-loud therapy session with Amy Poehler, rooted in extremely honest advice and self-deprecating wit. “There’s a particular passage about shutting negative feelings in […]

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    How You Can Motivate Yourself With an Imaginary Scapegoat

    People thrive when they’re working against some kind of force—even if that force isn’t real. If you’re looking for a way to motivate yourself, try giving yourself an imaginary scapegoat. As Nir Eyal at Harvard Business Review explains, “scapegoating” is the practice of imagining there’s some kind of villain that’s conspiring against you. For example, […]

  • NEWS
    6 Innovative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

    One of the key challenges in today’s workplace as a business owner is keeping your employees engaged and motivated. Your employees have a huge influence on the success of your company, and it’s tough to ensure all workers are equally contributing and trying their best. A motivated employee is typically more productive, reliable, and upbeat. […]

  • NEWS
    How to Motivate Temporary Employees to do Their Best

    According to a report (PDF) from the National Employment Law Project, the number of U.S. workers working in temporary jobs has reached an all-time high of 2.8 million people. As the holiday shopping season approaches, your small business might be planning on hiring some temporary workers. But while you’re relying heavily on those temps, they may […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation: What Works Best to Motivate Employees?

    When it comes to motivating, engaging and retaining employees, there’s no one-size-fits all strategy that small business owners can rely on. That’s the finding of Ceridian’s Pulse of Talent Survey, which polled employees ranging from Generation Y to Baby Boomers to uncover how they feel about job rewards and recognition, performance reviews and overall career […]

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    Price, Shipping Costs Motivate International Buyers, PayPal Study Finds

    Good news for online merchants selling products and services to customers in international markets. According to a new PayPal Cross-Border Consumer Research 2015 report (PDF), cross-border sales are on the rise, and the U.S. is the most preferred destination for online shopping. The findings reveal a number of interesting consumer insights. Key Takeaways The research investigated […]