Author: Sarah Beth Aubrey

Motivation Impacts Job Performance

ACT Like A Pro #147 Last week, I talked about the 5 reasons why employee motivation is important for business, especially in agriculture. In case you missed it, you can read it here. This week, I’d like to talk a little bit about how understanding motivation fits into employee performance. Employee Motivation & Performance Employees […]

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Motivating Your Employees (and Yourself)

ACT Like A Pro, Issue 146 Let’s dig into this idea of motivation a little deeper. Motivation plays a role in: Performance Safety Retention Morale Culture 1. Performance When I talk about motivation, I’m not talking about people who we describe as motivated. These folks are self-motivated people, but everyone has an individual motivation, a […]

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Three Supports for Virtual Event Engagement

The past 2 weeks have been sneak previews into my newest eBook, Virtual Event Engagement. This week is the 3rd and final preview of this free 20+ page resource to planning and accomplishing your virtual event engagement goals. Read about engineering virtual engagement and the virtual event coffee hour, or pick up your copy of the eBook on […]

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The Virtual Event Coffee Hour

My new eBook about virtual event engagement is available for download now. Here’s a snippet from the ebook on reinventing the feel of the coffee hour or the cocktail networking event.  Facilitating virtual networking has its challenges, to be sure. Those spontaneous conversations don’t happen the same way online as they do in a physical space. […]

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Engineering Virtual Event Engagement – Sneak Peek

So you’re hosting, planning, or speaking at a virtual event soon. Have you thought about how you’re going to engineer engagement?

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Free Resource: Live Video Checklist

I’m releasing a free resource today called the “Live Video Checklist” based on my many months of watching, observing, and participating in a variety of live meetings, conferences, and video-based chats.

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Unsolicited Advice Is Not Meant for You

“When we put ourselves out there, we can become targets of another person’s thoughtless ego-trip moments.” We’re six months into Covid-19-restricted life and I’m seeing an interesting uptick in rotten behavior. (No, I won’t be covering politics today). Actually, I’ve noticed A LOT of unsolicited advice being offered. Perhaps it’s a new habit resulting from […]

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Celebrating 100 Years of the #19thAmendment

100 years ago today, women won the right to vote with the ratification of the 19th Amendment. In this presidential election year, we’ve seen (and heard) a lot of commercials, billboards, ads, and emails telling us to vote. Today I’d like to focus on celebrating three things: celebrating those who paved the way for voting […]

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Top 5 Zoom Failures of Paid Speakers

If you could make a slideshow of the funniest video call moments you’ve experienced in the last 7 months, we might be able to bring back “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” now replaced with “America’s Funniest Work-from-Home Video Calls.” In 2020, we don’t have the luxury of our flubs and fails to be curated to a […]

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Register for FJ Field Days & Watch My Panel

Click Play above to listen to my interview on AgriTalk yesterday where we chat about the upcoming Farm Journal Field Days and my panel during the event. On the panel, I’m going to be covering about a topic that’s kind of important right now, especially as we go into harvest: motivation for employees. Here’s a […]

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