“Creating Better Workplaces through Authentic Appreciation”

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The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace applies the love language concept to the workplace. This book helps supervisors and managers effectively communicate appreciation and encouragement to their employees, resulting in higher levels of job satisfaction, healthier relationships between managers and employees, and decreased cases of burnout. Ideal for both the profit and non-profit sectors, the principles presented in this book have a proven history of success in businesses, schools, medical offices, churches, and industry. Each book contains an access code for the reader to take a comprehensive online Motivating By Appreciation (MBA) Inventory.

The inventory is designed to provide a clearer picture of an individual's primary language of appreciation and motivation as experienced in a work-related setting. It identifies individuals' preference in the languages of appreciation. Understanding an individual's primary and secondary languages of appreciation can assist managers and supervisors in communicating effectively to their team members.

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Are you struggling to find answers when it comes to valuing others at the office? Are you a supervisor who finds it difficult to motivate those serving under you? We want to invite you to join the conversation on our discussion page. Ask questions, encourage others, or simply glean insights that will help you communicate more effectively in the workplace on a daily basis.

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Coming September 2014

Coming September 2014

More and more is being discussed about the toxic workplace – and research has shown that millions of people report hating their jobs. Learn the characteristics that create negative workplace environments and the early warning signs employees should pay attention to. Be ready to wince with pain (to some of the stories), be encouraged (by the steps that can be taken), and laugh together as you discover valuable insights into how to take care of yourself in an unhealthy work environment.

Learn Your Language

Find out your unique language of appreciation by taking the Motivating By Appreciation (MBA) Inventory. This assessment tool was developed by psychologist, Dr. Paul White and Dr. Gary Chapman, to accompany The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace.

"When my colleagues and I read this book the idea of authentic appreciation really hit home for us. We’ve changed our focus to landing authentic appreciation in a real way across our organization."

Andy Erlandson, General Manager - Microsoft

“This was the best presentation on employee appreciation I have heard in 35 years. Very, very practical.”

Tom Sanders, Chief Medical Director - Department of Veterans Affairs

“During my first full year as CEO of a Chicago area-based association, one of my top priorities was the enhancement of our organization’s internal culture. The 5 Languages of Appreciation book and accompanying tools were an integral part of this effort...”

Stephen P. Stahr, CEO - Million Dollar Round Table

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