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This may seem like unconventional wisdom, but feeling stagnation may be the catalyst you need to experience your next season of growth.

When things are running smoothly, we’re naturally lulled into the delusion that everything is just fine. This feeling of well-being often leads to complacency and stagnation. It’s a cancer that eats at motivation and eventually causes failure.

Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to learn how to turn that feeling of stagnation into a growth-producing momentum.

Curiosity Leads to High Performance

Have you ever had a teacher, leader or coach who feeds you endless knowledge, and expects you to apply what you’ve learned?

While the best mentors provide such information and insight, they also motivate others to be curious about generating their own knowledge.

Fostering curiosity transforms ordinary people into life-long learners and achievers.

Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to learn how you can start using curiosity to motivate those around you.

 

 

A Loyal Customer in 13 Seconds?

Building a group of people who love you, trust you, and recommend you is a necessary component of any service business. A loyal fan base drives all kinds of positive business outcomes.

Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to learn how you can build your own loyal fan base. It will take much longer than 13 seconds, but the results will last much longer as well.

 

Seeing Instead of Selling

Have you ever gone out of your way to notice or point out a unique trait or characteristic someone possesses?  Being “seen” or noticed by someone builds a strong connection between the two parties.

Many salespeople, recruiters, and leaders are working so hard to be seen (marketing ourselves), they miss the importance and utility of “seeing” others.

Learning how to master this simple technique is a great way to increase your performance in 2019.

The Strongest Inoculation to Anxiety and Depression

Science is pretty clear. You are more likely to experience depression and anxiety than ever before. What’s going on? Two weeks ago, I began a series on Happiness at Work. In today’s WorkPuzzle, I describe how to best inoculate yourself and your organization against this growing epidemic.