PRYOR+ 7-DAYS OF FREE TRAINING


Courses in Customer Service, Excel, HR, Leadership, OSHA and more. No credit card. No commitment. Individuals and teams.

Motivational States: Understand and Shape Employee Motivation

Motivational States: Understand and Shape Employee Motivation thumbnail

It’s hard to measure employee motivation in the workplace. Different people are motivated by different things at different times.  Given this changeability, how do we create a motivational strategy that will benefit the entire organization? A psychological tool called Reversal Theory can help. This theory provides a list of eight motivational states that managers can…
Read More

Seven Simple Actions that Build Employee Motivation

Seven Simple Actions that Build Employee Motivation thumbnail

Thoughtfully motivating employees requires focused energy and a diverse set of motivational strategies and tools.  There are also simple activities that can support employee motivation. Here’s a list of opportunities to motivate others. Commit to them, and you will see positive outcomes in both the short and long term. Say “thank you.” Everyone is motivated…
Read More

Embracing Life Enhances Work: The Benefits of Work-Life Balance

Embracing Life Enhances Work:  The Benefits of Work-Life Balance thumbnail

Let’s look at a real-life example addressing the importance of work-life balance. Recently, a high-performing employee — Nina — came to my office for a coaching session. Nina had recently been given a high-visibility project to manage. She was doing well, so our sessions were usually future-focused and optimistic. That day, though, Nina was in…
Read More

The ABC’s of Active Listening

The ABC’s of Active Listening thumbnail

Let’s face it, listening is hard.  We have ideas we want to share.  We’ve thought this through and we know what to do.  New ideas will slow us down. We need to end this meeting! And yet, most communication and leadership classes include active listening as an essential skill for team members, managers and leaders. …
Read More

Become a Stronger Active Listener

Become a Stronger Active Listener thumbnail

Active listening is among the most sought-after skills in today’s business marketplace. Active listeners forge stronger relationships, inspire more trust and formulate better solutions than their less-engaged counterparts. Unfortunately, active listening is a skill that many claim, but few possess. The problem is that we spend so much time listening that we assume we must…
Read More

Building New Leaders

Building New Leaders thumbnail

In Pryor seminars, we often meet professionals who are eager to lead, but are not yet supervisors or managers.  Many say, “I’m not a leader yet;” or ask, “How do I lead when I have no control?” Our seminars and online learning focus on developing leadership competencies in emerging leaders, who do not yet have…
Read More

PRYOR+ 7-DAYS OF FREE TRAINING


Courses in Customer Service, Excel, HR, Leadership, OSHA and more. No credit card. No commitment. Individuals and teams.

Categories