Month: February 2019

Why Manager’s Should Not Give Up Control

By butler.jeff1 / February 11, 2019 / Comments Off on Why Manager’s Should Not Give Up Control

In the Joy at Work, Dennis Bakke, founder and past CEO of the multi-billion dollar enterprise, AEM does an excellent job of being authentic and showing examples of how companies can make work feel less like work. When he introduced the concept of management, he spelled out a few things that could empower employees lower…

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Business Success Stories Are Not Always What They Seem

By butler.jeff1 / February 5, 2019 / Comments Off on Business Success Stories Are Not Always What They Seem

  If you enjoy reading business materials like me you have probably read hundreds of articles and dozens of books on best practices in business. These sources can fall into two extremes, on one side business resources can be filled with numerous success stories without scientific backing and on the other hand, resources that are…

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Joy at Work an Argument for Self Determination Theory

By butler.jeff1 / February 4, 2019 / Comments Off on Joy at Work an Argument for Self Determination Theory

Upon reading Joy at Work – A Revolutionary Approach to Fun on the Job, Dennis W. Bakke, co-founder and CEO of AES Corporation, outlined what he did in order to make his workplace more exciting, reward, stimulating and enjoyable. As a New York Times Bestseller, the book is written in an autobiographical format versus the classic…

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3 Ways to Incorporate Authenticity into Marketing Campaigns

By butler.jeff1 / February 1, 2019 / Comments Off on 3 Ways to Incorporate Authenticity into Marketing Campaigns

Authenticity is becoming an artery to the heart of nearly every marketing campaign. Articles across major media outlets like Forbes, FastCompany, and Inc all promote the idea that authenticity can rapidly shape and positively assist a marketing campaign. But what ways can brands whether small mom and pop shops to large corporate brands step out…

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