The 5 languages of appreciation: Dr. Paul White

Business psychologist Dr. Paul White discusses how to apply the blockbuster 5 Love Languages in the workplace, and shares how you can use recognition to increase your team’s retention and engagement.

 

Guest Bio:

Dr. Paul White is a psychologist, author, speaker, and consultant who “makes work relationships work”. For the past 20 years, he’s improved numerous businesses, schools, government agencies and non-profit organizations by helping them:

  • Create positive workplace relationships and improve staff morale.
  • Eliminate the cynicism, sarcasm and lack of trust that often is associated with traditional employee recognition programs.
  • Overcome the obstacles to help staff communicate authentic appreciation to one another.

A frequently sought after keynote speaker and leadership trainer, his speaking style has been described as “world-class expertise grounded in Midwestern practicality, with the right touch of warmth and humor”.  Dr. White has given lectures around the world, including North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and the Caribbean.  He has spoken to Microsoft managers, SHRM and association conferences across North America, at international conferences, and to numerous national organizations.

Connect with Paul:

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AppreciationAtWork.com

Additional Resources:

CHECK YOUR MOTIVE: Before you can begin with the end in mind, get clear on why you are doing something in the first place.  

BETTER UNDERSTAND YOUR TEAM: Use this questionnaire to identify the talents, interests, and capabilities of each team member.

 

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About the Author

Scott Miller

Scott Miller is a twenty-three-year associate of FranklinCovey and serves as the executive vice president of thought leadership. Scott hosts multiple podcasts including FranklinCovey On Leadership and Great Life, Great Career. Additionally, Scott is a co-author of The Wall Street Journal bestselling book, Everyone Deserves A Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices For Leading A Team. He is also the author of the multiweek Amazon #1 New Release, Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow. Scott writes a weekly leadership column for Inc.com and is a frequent contributor to Thrive Global. Previously, Scott worked for the Disney Development Company and grew up in Central Florida. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and three sons.

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