The Mirror Man

Written by Peter Murphy

Lady Twilight felt angry. It was one of those days when she was doing her best to be nice to everyone but nobody was being nice to her.

What if people could be friendlier she thought to herself as she wandered throughrepparttar open air market. It was a warm, sunny day so there was no use blamingrepparttar 123927 weather. In that case it must mean that people just do not like me, she decided.

The chatter of voices was all around while she sat at a table byrepparttar 123928 side ofrepparttar 123929 shopping crowd. She sipped a glass of green juice and felt very alone despite allrepparttar 123930 shoppers rushing aboutrepparttar 123931 street. Just then she spotted a young man andrepparttar 123932 newspaper headline on his paper... Lead And They Will Follow.

Twilight finished her drink and wandered alongrepparttar 123933 street, feeling heavy, tired and still a little angry with this world full of unfriendly people. She turned torepparttar 123934 left and walked right pastrepparttar 123935 mirror man, he was there every week selling mirrors of all shapes and sizes. He was singing away to himself until he spotted Twilight, thenrepparttar 123936 sparkle left his eyes and his face froze into a stern harsh expression.

She glared at him and out ofrepparttar 123937 corner of her eye she caught her reflection in a mirror. She looked so angry and so bad tempered that she even surprised herself. So shocked was she by her look of rage that she burst out laughing.

Motivators... Catch Folks Doing It Right

Written by Josh Hinds

Do you know one ofrepparttar best ways to motivate other people and get them involved? Here's a clue... It's not always as simple as quoting a passage from a motivational book or threatening to fire someone, or screaming atrepparttar 123926 top of your lungs about how incompetent they are :-)

I'm not downplaying motivational material. Believe me, I read it all day long. I'm 100% sold on it. However, it tends to be one of those things that positively impactsrepparttar 123927 person reading it atrepparttar 123928 time. Not necessarilyrepparttar 123929 person you want to motivate or inspire. Particularly if they're notrepparttar 123930 type person who reads or listens to it themselves.

The downside of threatening to fire someone can have several implications. Sure you might getrepparttar 123931 immediate spur in productivity you were looking for, but inrepparttar 123932 long run you could end up losing much more then you gain. For example, it can create a sense of disloyalty and distrust in people.

Then there'srepparttar 123933 question of what happens ifrepparttar 123934 person you're threatening to fire beats you to it and quits onrepparttar 123935 spot? You say it wouldn't bother you, but is that reallyrepparttar 123936 case? Essentially you've created a whole other problem. Now you've got rehire someone, spend time and money training them, etc. I think you see where I am going with this right?

So what'srepparttar 123937 solution you ask? Obviously you don't want folks running around unproductive and you want those around you to operate at peak performance.

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