Dr. Cathy Bush & Dr. Tara Peters

CATHY BUSH has spent the past few decades investing in the development of leaders as a consultant, professor, coach, researcher, and author. She has worked with leaders from all around the world and across many industries and is dedicated to helping leaders understand the important role that they play in creating great workplaces. Cathy lives with her husband in Cocoa, Florida, and has two sons.

DR. TARA PETERS is a gifted educator who believes there is no greater calling than educating our future generations. She has worked as an international consultant, coauthored an Amazon best-selling book, and presented scholarly work at national conferences. She currently serves as academic dean of the Texas campus and professor in the DeVos Graduate School at Northwood University. Tara lives in Cedar Hill, Texas, and loves to travel the world with her son.

The Demotivated Employee

Publication Date: March 2020

DO YOUR EMPLOYEES SEEM DISENGAGED? Do you ever wonder why employees are not as motivated and productive as you would like for them to be? Do you find yourself thinking that some employees are just “lazy slackers”? You may be surprised to learn that there are other explanations for employee demotivation that you may not be thinking about when you are leading people.

Authors Tara Peters and Cathy Bush have worked with thousands of leaders who are shocked to learn that managers and leaders play a significant role in causing employees to lose motivation. Without even realizing it, we take all sorts of actions during the process of leading people and organizations, and many of these actions actually deflate the motivation that people bring with them to work.

In The Demotivated Employee, readers will learn what leadership behaviors they are engaging in that might demotivate their employees; how to better communicate with employees so this doesn’t happen; and how to work within the constraints of organizational culture to help employees thrive.

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