Mental Flexibility is a pillar of strong leadership

The how and why of employee recognition

How and Why of Employee Recognition

Funny motivational speaker Amy Dee’s blog;   Employee Recognition and Appreciation 57% of employees have left a job because of their manager, according to new statistics from DDI, a leadership consulting firm. In the U.S., 82% of Americans  do not feel their manager regularly recognizes their contributions according to a survey conducted by leadership training company OGO Lead…

From Negative to Positive: Robinson Crusoe Reframe

Funny motivational speaker Amy Dee’s blog; How to Reframe a Negative Situation Quickly Just like you, the coronavirus has created changes and challenges for my family. All my spring and summer speaking engagements were either rescheduled, or became virtual events. In addition, Mom’s senior living apartment complex remains closed to visitors. Meanwhile, we’ve not gone…

Overcoming negative thoughts

Become more Resilient, use this link to Amy’s Resilience resource guide,  A Resilience Resource Guide Funny Motivational Speaker Amy Dee’s blog; Do you often think you know what others are thinking about you? Do you generalize specific occurrences? For example: If they do not invite you to a party, do you wonder if you are unlikeable? Do…

How to Create Meaning in Your Work

Funny Motivational Speaker Amy Dee’s blog “Whatever you are, be a good one. “ Abraham Lincoln.   Not all jobs feel inherently meaningful. That is to say, few of us have jobs that will create life-saving cures or negotiate peace treaties. In other words, most of us have jobs that won’t affect the world at…

Customer Service: Your Customer IS Your Company

When Customer Service Fails because of poor Employee Engagement Funny Motivational Speaker Amy Dee’s Blog Years ago, at a speaking engagement, I needed seven copies of a one-sided handout. So, I ran from the event room to the hotel restaurant, where I’d seen a copy machine behind the register. The young woman at the register…

Amy’s Blog: Identifying and Overcoming Cognitive Distortion

Become more Resilient, use this link to Amy’s Resilience resource guide,  A Resilience Resource Guide Funny Motivational Speaker Amy Dee’s Blog; Let’s say you prepare a lovely Thanksgiving feast for nineteen people. You are a splendid cook, so your turkey is moist, your pies look like Martha Stewart made them herself, and your stuffing is to…

Recognition and appreciation blog

Employee recognition and appreciation

Become more Resilient, use this link to Amy’s Resilience resource guide,  A Resilience Resource Guide Funny motivational speaker Amy Dee’s blog; Jack grabbed a dirty white pouch out of his car door side pocket and began digging for coins to pay for his ice tea. “That’s a nasty-looking little purse you’ve got there, Jack.” Steve teased,…

Funny motivational speaker Amy Dee's blog

You are responsible for your own happiness

Funny motivational speaker Amy Dee’s blog; A communication book said, “Speak from I, not you.”  The author described the importance of taking responsibility for our own feelings.  She pointed out that no one can make us feel anything. We are responsible for our emotions, even for the feelings that come as a response to someone’s…