Do you LOVE your work? Seriously, is it so interesting, challenging, and joyful to you that you jump out bed in the morning?

Chances are, if you’re the CEO or owner, you love your company – of course, or you’d change it, right? But what about everyone else, from the frontline workers all the way up to your own C-suite reports? Do they love it as much as you do?

At some firms, the answer is “Heck Yeah!” But at many? At many workplaces, employees find themselves in that infamous 70% of American workers (or even more, overseas) who are unengaged or actively disengaged. And it’s hard to build a successful company with people who aren’t actually rooting for that company, isn’t it?

We all need a pick-me-up, a nice firm kick in the pants, don’t we? As Zig Ziglar quipped, “You take a shower every day, don’t you?” Well, here’s the thing: no matter where you are in your organization, at the top, bottom, or middle, take responsibility for your own motivation! …Even if that means you should motivate yourself into another workplace altogether.

(Today’s episode was filmed at the Waterside Shops in Naples, Florida.)

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About Mr. Ted Coiné

Ted Coiné is a Forbes Top 10 Social Media Power Influencer and an Inc. Top 100 Leadership Expert. This stance at the crossroads of social and leadership gave Ted a unique perspective to identify the demise of Industrial Age management and the birth of the Social Age. The result, after five years of trend watching, interviewing and intensive research, is his latest co-authored book, A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive. An Inc. Top 100 Speaker, Ted is also a serial business founder and three-time CEO. He lives in Naples, Florida, with his wife and two daughters. How about hiring Ted for your next keynote? Click here! Ted's latest Meddles

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