How important is appreciation in the workplace? Can you motivate someone by appreciation? How do you create positive workplace relationships and environments? Our guest today has spent his career advising, supporting and facilitating success in these areas.
Dr. Paul White is a psychologist, author, speaker, and consultant who makes work relationships work. For the past 20 years, he’s improved numerous businesses, wealthy family estates, and non-profit organizations through his writing and presentations. His speaking style has been described as “world-class expertise grounded in Midwestern practicality, with the right touch of warmth and humor”. Dr. White is coauthor of the book, The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, written with Dr. Gary Chapman (author of the #1 NY Times bestseller, The 5 Love Languages) which was released in August 2011. Based on their extensive research and expertise, Dr. White and Dr. Chapman have developed a unique way for organizations to motivate employees that lead to increased job satisfaction, higher employee performance, and enhanced levels of trust. Dr. White graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wheaton College with a major in Christian Education, earned his Masters of Counseling from Arizona State University, and received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University. He has been married for over 30 years and is the father of four adult children.
- Why did you write the book, The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace (with Dr. Gary Chapman)?
- Why is appreciation a good investment?
- What ate the five languages of appreciation?
- Appreciation Language #1: Words of Affirmation
- Appreciation Language #2: Quality Time
- Appreciation Language #3: Acts of Service
- Appreciation Language #4: Tangible Gifts
- Appreciation Language #5: Physical Touch
- What’s the difference between Recognition and Appreciation?
- Are there potential blind spots?
- How do you create positive workplace relationships and environments?
Philippians 2:3 “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,…”