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DePauw's 'Career Coach' Gives National Column 5 Tips for Motivating Employees

October 13, 2011

65176October 13, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "According to Steve Langerud, director of professional opportunities at DePauw University and international workplace consultant, in lean times the biggest obstacle to motivation is fear and anxiety of the unknown," writes Bruce Freeman in his nationally syndicated "Small Business Professor" column, which is distributed to 300 newspapers via Scripps Howard News Service. "While working with his small business clients he has found that there are five things that can make all the difference in addressing the unknown and maintaining motivation," Freeman writes.

The five tips include "Encourage intrapreneurs within your business" and "Say thank you. And mean it."

You can read the complete piece at the website of Indiana's Columbus Republic.

Steve Langerud has helped more than 15,000 people 94163with workplace issues and is regularly quoted in articles on the job market and career development, including recent pieces in the Miami Herald, Chicago Tribune and U.S. News & World Report.

He is available to help DePauw students and alumni with career planning. Visit DePauw's Office of Civic, Global and Professional Opportunities here.