Perfect Phrases for Motivating and Rewarding Employees, Second Edition: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging and Recognizing Employee Excellence [NOOK Book]

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THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME

Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging and Recognizing Employee Excellence!

Whether you're giving a pep talk to a team or inspiring a ...

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Perfect Phrases for Motivating and Rewarding Employees, Second Edition: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging and Recognizing Employee Excellence

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Overview

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME

Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging and Recognizing Employee Excellence!

Whether you're giving a pep talk to a team or inspiring a direct report in a one-on-one meeting, you need the right words to keep your staff focused, engaged, enthusiastic, and productive.



This fully revised and updated edition of Perfect Phrases for Motivating and Rewarding Employees has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for inspiring peak performance. Learn the most effective language for:



  • Creating a positive work environment


  • Motivating people to achieve goals


  • Providing performance-enhancing feedback


  • Boosting morale in tough times


  • Using social networking for business success


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071744119
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 6/22/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 868,658
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Harriet Diamond and Linda Eve Diamond have written numerous business skills books. Harriet founded and ran a successful training and consulting firm for twenty years; Linda has fifteen years’ experience in the field of corporate training. They live in Atlantic City, NJ, and Hollywood, FL, respectively.
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Table of Contents

Part One: The Why's and Wisdom of Motivation: The Manager as Motivator

Chapter 1: Why Motivate?

Motivation vs. De-motivation

Excuses for Not Motivating

Reasons for Motivating

Chapter 2: The Wise Motivator

Self-Motivation

Your Style

Be a Change Agent

Set Clear Expectations

Lead by Example

Motivating Employees

Part Two: Perfect Phrases for Motivating Employees

Chapter 3: A Positively Motivating Environment

A Positive Workplace

Respect

The "Everyone Counts" Attitude

Stress Less

Team Spirit

Productive Meetings

Chapter 4: Ongoing Performance Management

Ongoing Positive Feedback

Ongoing Developmental Feedback

Planning for the Performance Review Meeting

The Performance Review Meeting

Employee Goals and Growth

Chapter 5: Modeling and Encouraging Communication Skills

Clear Communication

Listening for Clear Communication

Clear Communication Choices

Chapter 6: Motivating Critical Skills

Creativity

Initiative

Critical Thinking

Flexibility

Time Management

Organization

Presentation Skills

Chapter 7: Motivational Challenges

A Culturally Diverse Workforce

Generations at Work

The Underachiever

The Powerhouse Overachiever

The Part-Time Employee

The Virtual Commuter

The Naysayer

Complaints About the Rules

Employee Conflicts

Chapter 8: Raising Morale in Tough Times

Transitions

Tough Economic Conditions

Bad Company Publicity

The Whole Team Is Down

Part Three: Motivational Rewards: Perfect Benefits, Perks, and Rewards

Chapter 9: Perfect Benefits

Health Insurance

Wellness Programs

Retirement Plans

Personal Days, Sick Days, and Vacation Days

Flextime

Chapter 10: Perfect Perks and Rewards

Public Recognition and Rewards

Bonuses, Incentives, and Tuition Reimbursement

Contests and Competitions

Gifts and Special Occasions

Conclusion
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