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About Paul White
Dr. Paul White is a best-selling author (having sold over 600,000 books), speaker, psychologist, and leadership trainer who "makes work relationships work". For the past 25 years, he's improved numerous businesses, non-profit organizations, schools and medical facilities by helping them:
* Decrease cynicism and negative communication among employees
* Create positive workplace relationships and environments
* Increase employee engagement, attendance, and productivity.
His recent research with remote and working from home employees has focused on how to practically support and encourage team members, and how to keep colleagues connected while many work from home.
Clients include Microsoft, NASA, L'Oreal, MGM Resorts, the Million Dollar Round Table, MillerCoors, Caterpillar, HP, The Salvation Army, numerous hospitals, schools, government agencies, and over 750 colleges and universities.
As a speaker, Dr. White has given lectures around the world, including North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and the Caribbean. His virtual presentations, given to audiences of over 1,000 participants, have been described as "practical, highly interactive and entertaining".
He has published articles or been interviewed by BBC news, Fortune, U.S. News & World Report, CNN/Forbes.com, Bloomberg Businessweek, FoxNews, Huffington Post LIVE, Fast Company, Entrepreneur.com, and numerous other publications.
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Based on the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages®(over 12 million copies sold),
Dramatically improve workplace relationships simply by learning your coworkers’ language of appreciation.
This book will give you the tools to improve staff morale, create a more positive workplace, and increase employee engagement. How? By teaching you to effectively communicate authentic appreciation and encouragement to employees, co-workers, and leaders. Most relational problems in organizations flow from this question: do people feel appreciated? This book will help you answer “Yes!”
A bestseller—having sold over 450,000 copies and translated into 16 languages—this book has proven to be effective and valuable in diverse settings. Its principles about human behavior have helped businesses, non-profits, hospitals, schools, government agencies, and organizations with remote workers.
PLUS! Each book contains a free access code for taking the online Motivating By Appreciation (MBA) Inventory (does not apply to purchases of used books). The assessment identifies a person’s preferred languages of appreciation to help you apply the book. When supervisors and colleagues understand their coworkers’ primary and secondary languages, as well as the specific actions they desire, they can effectively communicate authentic appreciation, thus creating healthy work relationships and raising the level of performance across an entire team or organization.
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Take your team to the next level by applying The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace.
Working with a discouraged, disorganized, cynical team? Learn how to turn it around.
Sync or Swim is a small tale with enormous insight on ways you can empower, engage, and energize employees or volunteers facing discouragement or cynicism.
Sam, the new CEO, was ready to hit the ground running. But his team members—and Mother Nature—had other plans.An ambitious yet naïve sheepdog is called upon to lead Monarch Enterprises, a troubled organization on a beautiful isle. Confronted with broken systems and challenging personality types, Sam must learn how to marshal his team before the imminent storm washes everything away. Along the way, he gleans valuable lessons from an unlikely mentor: a wise, old puffin.
This delightful, quick read will:
- Teach you communication techniques that enhance teamwork and productivity
- Bring to life the principles used by hundreds of successful organizations
- Provide relevant, practical insights based on real-world experiences
- Stimulate lively and positive interaction (discussion guide included)
Based on the principles successfully used by major corporations, health organizations, over 250 colleges and universities, government agencies, churches, and non-profits
Learn how to thrive in—or escape from—a toxic work environment.
Toxic organizations are rife with conflict, fear, and anger. The environment causes people to have physiological responses as if they’re in a fight-or-flight situation. Healthy people become ill. Colds, flu and stress-related illnesses such as heart attacks are more common. By contrast, in resonant organizations, people take fewer sick days and turnover is low. People smile, make jokes, talk openly and help one another." - Annie McKee (author, consultant)
Many employees experience the reality of bullying bosses, poisonous people, and soul-crushing cultures on a daily basis. Rising Above a Toxic Workplace tells authentic stories from today's workers who share how they cope, change, or quit. Candidly they open up about what they learned, what they wish they had done, and how to gain resilience.
Insightfully illustrating from these accounts, authors Gary Chapman, Paul White, and Harold Myra blend their combined experiences in ministry and business to deliver hope and practical guidance to those who find themselves in an unhealthy work environment.
Includes a Survival Guide and Toolkit full of strategies and realistic insights
It happens all the time: a leader reads a book or goes to a conference and learns great new ideas for their organization. But when they try to implement changes, nothing budges. Why? Because work cultures are deeply rooted.
Dr. Paul White wrote The Vibrant Workplace to give workplace leaders a thorough understanding of the most common obstacles to building a positive workplace. Not only will they learn the issues underlying those challenges, but they’ll gain the tools and strategies needed to overcome them.
Combining real-life examples with professional advice and research, Dr, White offers a guide to uprooting negativity and cultivating authentic appreciation and resiliency in the workplace. Readers will learn how to:
- Overcome resistance from non-interested managers and supervisors
- Assess how perceived “busyness” interferes with positive growth
- Address the deeper issues underlying pervasive negativity
- Communicate authentic appreciation even to “difficult-to-appreciate” colleagues
- Deal with performance challenges and communicate appreciation appropriately
- Bring out the best in their employees and teams
Any workplace can become more positive and grow towards health. It just takes knowledge of the core challenges and the skills to navigate them, which is exactly what this book provides. Readers will be equipped to successfully transform their workplace environment, infuse it with authentic appreciation, and deal with the real-life challenges faced in daily work settings.
lenguajes del aprecio en el trabajo. Este extenso proyecto de cuatro años de elaboración presenta el concepto de los cinco lenguajes del amor en las relaciones laborales. Así como los individuos tienen un lenguaje de amor primario en las relaciones familiares, de igual modo tienen un
lenguaje de aprecio primario en el lugar de trabajo. Supervisores, empleados y miembros del
equipo laboral aprenderán los lenguajes del aprecio en el trabajo, y cómo identificar su lenguaje de aprecio primario, secundario y menos significativo (mediante la ejecución de un inventario del aprecio). Los lenguajes del aprecio pueden utilizarse para mejorar las relaciones laborales en una diversidad de contextos, así como en la vida diaria.
New York Times best-selling author Gary Chapman has partnered with Paul White on this four year
long project that will apply the concepts of the five love languages to work-based relationships. Just as
individuals have a primary love language in family relationships, they also have a primary appreciation
language in the work setting. Supervisors, employees, and team members will learn the languages
of appreciation at work, and how they can identify their primary, secondary, and least meaningful
languages of appreciation.