Paul White Ph.D

Dr. Paul White is a psychologist, author, and speaker who “makes work relationships work.” He has written for and been interviewed by the BBC News, Business Week, New York Times, CNN/, and the Washington Post. Dr. White has spoken around the world and his expertise has been requested by PepsiCo, Microsoft, NASA, L’Oreal, Ritz Carlton, and numerous other multinational organizations. He is the coauthor of the best-selling, The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, which has sold over 575,000 copies (written with Dr. Gary Chapman, author of The 5 Love Languages). They have developed practical ways for leaders and employees to communicate authentic appreciation leading to increased employee engagement, lower staff turnover, more positive work environments, and higher productivity. Cited as a thought-leader in workplace relationships, his style has been described as “world-class expertise providing practical, easily implemented information with the right touch of humor.

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3 Hurdles to Master for HR Success (1hr)

Being successful as an HR professional requires skill in managing the employees of the organization – not directly as a supervisor but being able to overcome the challenges experienced from the world of work in general. Currently, three hurdles to organizational success are retention, recruitment, and remote employees. If those challenges are not successfully addressed, the organization, as a whole. will not be competitive in their marketplace, and the HR professional has lost in key areas of their responsibility. Learn what research indicates are the most important factors related to each of these areas, and gain practical suggestions to assist you in creating procedures and action steps to conquer each hurdle by retaining your current employees, successfully recruiting team members, and creating healthy relationships with those who work remotely.

Creating a Champion Culture Through Authentic Appreciation (2 hr)

In spite of the efforts made through employee recognition programs, many workplaces continue to struggle with poor morale and high turnover. The additional challenges of remote and hybrid employees, virtual teams, and the shortage of available employees create additional stress for HR professionals.  Leaders become frustrated, not knowing how to support and encourage their staff. Discover the difference between “going through the motions” recognition and authentic appreciation and how to apply the 5 languages of appreciation to daily work life.  Utilizing humor and real-life stories Dr. White will share the core conditions for individuals to truly feel appreciated and give practical tools that will empower you to encourage your staff in the ways that are meaningful to each person.

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The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging Peopleby Paul White Ph.D

The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People

by Paul White Ph.D

The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People, by Gary Chapman and Paul White, 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 MBA Inventory (Motivating By Appreciation)—a $15 value.

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. This assists managers and supervisors in communicating effectively to their team members, and thus building a more positive and productive work environment.

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Why "Everybody Just Get Along" Isn't a Good Long-term Strategy for a Healthy Family

In working with family-owned businesses for several years now, I’ve seen one pattern of relating that consistently doesn’t work over the long term.  In many families there...
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