The Secrets of Self-Motivation

by Dr. Rick Goodman on August 8, 2018

No matter how much you love your work—no matter how energizing you find it—we all have days where our enthusiasm flags. When the daily grind causes your momentum to stall, it’s important to reach deep into your reserve of self-motivation and keep on pushin’ forward.… Read more...

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How to Handle Pre-Presentation Jitters

by Dr. Rick Goodman on August 6, 2018

Studies show us time and time again that public speaking is one of the things people fear the most. Even those who give presentations on a regular basis can experience “butterflies” at the thought of getting up in front of an audience—and that can significantly erode your sense of confidence and self-assurance.… Read more...

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Keep Your Employees from Wasting Their Time

by Dr. Rick Goodman on August 1, 2018

Let’s be honest: Most of us waste a little bit of time each day, whether by playing on Facebook, browsing YouTube videos, or simply being idle.

This wasted time is not always, in fact, wasted. There is value in taking a little time to let your mind wander, and to escape from the relentlessness of your to-do list.… Read more...

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Regaining Your Boss’s Confidence

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 23, 2018

There’s no way around it: If you want to enjoy a positive work experience—and get plenty of opportunities to grow and to shine—you’re going to need your boss to trust you.

But what happens if you lose that trust? What happens if you make an error that shakes whatever confidence your boss has in you?… Read more...

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Building an Effective Workplace Mentorship Program

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 16, 2018

Mentorship can be beneficial to all parties involved—the mentors, the mentees, and even your company more broadly. That’s because mentorship, when done right, is one of the best ways to improve employee engagement—showing your team members that you’re willing to make a real investment in their long-term personal and professional development.… Read more...

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Building Confidence Before a Big Presentation

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 11, 2018

No matter how many pitches or presentations you’ve delivered, it’s still possible to feel a little jittery before you take the stage. Nobody likes that butterflies-in-the-stomach feeling, but there are practical steps you can take to minimize them, and to really feel fully confident before you step up to the plate.… Read more...

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