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10 Minute Guide to Motivating People by Nancy Stevenson

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Lesson 6. Throw a Party!

In this lesson, you get some ideas for throwing successful office parties that involve and stimulate your workers.

Office parties are as inevitable as the seasons. When they go well, they're great motivators. They help people get to know each other, have a little fun, and feel relaxed with each other when they return to work. When they don't go well, they're about as pleasant as an IRS audit.

When was the last time you sat around a conference table staring at your co-workers while munching on stale cookies, trying to think of something to say? In this chapter, you'll get some insight into the role of office parties, learn some of the do's and don'ts of office parties, and discover some great ideas for how to spice them ...

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