“How to Motivate: The number
one thing you must do to moti-
Simple yet intelligent. International
bestselling author Paul McGee
gives us insight on how to motivate
people and improve your relationships with just one simple step:
ask questions! This video is a great
quick reminder on communication.
“TEAM = Together Everyone
Are there any loners, cranks, hot-dogs, anti-social creatures or other
solitary animals in your organization
who just like to do it themselves?
This may be an interesting lesson in
how teamwork helps everyone.
Cari Kraft leads a team of master level re-
cruiters at Jacobs Management Group, cel-
ebrating 20+ years of executive recruiting
in the healthcare (pharmaceutical, medical
device, biotechnology) and high-tech in-
dustries, nationally. Prior to joining Jacobs
Management Group, Ms. Kraft has held
positions as a Senior Sales Executive, Director of Business
Development and Director of Marketing. She also has
deep knowledge of the technology/startup fields, having
been in the industry through the rise of the Internet. Ms.
Kraft is a University of Pennsylvania/Wharton alumnus
holding a degree in economics and decision sciences. Cari
can be reached at
By Cari kraft, Jacobs Management group
Thank you for my new job! Before this, all I did was run a national executive search agency and run a
major industry magazine. But now, because so many of you have responded to the Motivideos column
(a last-minute inspiration we put in the first issue), I get to spend even more of my week glued to my
screen, surfing for inspirational, amusing and wacky pieces like this. Nice work if you can get it.
“Conference Calls: the three
most abused words ever! Do
you use them?”
Three simple words are enough to
ruin the chemistry in your conference call. Effective meeting expert
Jon Petz, who wrote “Boring Meetings Suck,” provides advice on how
to avoid these three words and tips
on how to make your conference
call not suck! Or – maybe just suck
a little less!
(Jon Petz, Bore No More! Jon@
Submissions are welcome. If you
have one you like, email a link to me
“All about that bass: Listening to
music can give leaders a boost”
How to feel more powerful…
through bass. In this short interview,
Li Huang, an assistant professor of
organizational behavior, gives her
take on the science behind music,
more specifically through bass and
how it triggers our emotions to make
us feel more powerful. Where can
you use music?