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Reframing - When 2016 Brings Struggles

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jan 7, 2016

In preparing to achieve your one thing for 2016, you should be ready for obstacles, especially if you’ve set new high goals and priorities.   It would be wise to realize the higher the goal you set, the larger the rocks and boulders you will encounter.   It’s also important you recognize the inherent value in each obstruction you encounter.  

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Topics: Wildly Important Goals, Obstacles, Psychology of Achievement, Brian Tracy, Smart Tribes, Christine Comaford

Positive Reinforcement - Attention

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jan 29, 2015

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee engagement, Employee Recognition, employee performance, positive reinforcement, Psychology of Achievement

Steps 3 & 4: Positive Reinforcement: “Make Others Feel Important"

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jan 22, 2015

How can you make people feel important?  What benefits do you receive by doing so?

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee engagement, Employee Recognition, Business Growth, employee performance, positive reinforcement, Psychology of Achievement, Brian Tracy

Positive Reinforcement: 4 Steps to “Make Others Feel Important” (1&2)

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jan 19, 2015

When I last addressed positive reinforcement and superior human relationships in To Improve Your Relationships Improve This in early December I promised to provide four steps to help make others feel important.  These are from my notes Brian Tracy’s “The Psychology of Achievement” taken many years ago. 

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Topics: Bringing Out the Best In People, Employee Recognition, employee performance, People, Aubrey Daniels, Multipliers, performance, First Break All the Rules, Psychology of Achievement

To Improve Your Relationships Improve This

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Dec 11, 2014

Have you ever been around a person in love?  Women especially can intuitively feel when someone is in love.  People in love seem to get along with everyone. They’re happy, cheerful, even charming.

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Topics: employee engagement, employee performance, People, human behavior, Relationship Drivers, human behavior performance, superior human relations, Law of Indirect Action, Psychology of Achievement, Brian Tracy

INDIRECT EFFORT - 85% of Joy in Life Comes from Relationships

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Dec 8, 2014

In 1984 I received the opportunity to lead as general manager the construction and startup of a 100,000 watt FM radio station in Wausau, Wisconsin.  It was a very challenging time for a number of reasons, including attempting to appease and satisfy the brother-in-law of the owner who thought he should have been given the opportunity. 

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Topics: employee engagement, employee performance, Relationship Drivers, human behavior performance, superior human relations, Psychology of Achievement, Brian Tracy

 

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