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Enthusiasm comes from a Greek word that means God within or guidance within. It makes logical sense to pay attention to your enthusiasm (other words include vitality, passion, interest, zest, and energy).

How to connect with the God within or guidance within at work?

  1. Take a nature break
  2. Focus on gratitude
  3. Learn to meditate
  4. Ask your intuition

How to increase intuition and creativity at work?

  1. Talk about creativity
  2. Design an inspiring work environment
  3. Invest in fun-type training
  4. Set aside a physical space of creativity
  5. Discuss what’s working
  6. Discuss what didn’t work
  7. Research what others are doing right
  8. Create a vehicle for suggestions
  9. Be someone who listens
  10. Have fun!
  11. Take frequent breaks

Reference: Lynn A Robinson. (2006), TRUST YOUR GUT: How the Power of Intuition can grow your Business. Chicago, IL: Kaplan Publishing


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Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

2 thoughts on “Enthusiasm

  1. I’m not sure where you are getting your information, but good
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