The Compliment Sandwich: VIDEO

Unleash Your Inner Tyrant TV Episode 11 In this episode I’m discussing the proper ration of positive to negative communication and then expressing my view about the compliment sandwich, which is FAR more superior! How do you handle making sure that you don’t sound too negative when talking with your co-workers?

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iWatch Giveaway

There is a lot of conversation around the iWatch these days. Why would I want to buy another iPhone and stick it on my wrist? Am I that lazy? Do I want to spend $500 so I can constantly stare at my heart rate? Well, maybe not. But I bet you’d be OK with it…

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6 Marketing Campaigns I Really Want To See

Last month I had the opportunity to speak for the owners of 300+ Arby’s restaurants, during which I was allowed to wear an Arby’s tiara that made me look like the archbishop of roast beef. After I was done – and I did all right, nobody threw curly fries at me or anything – I…

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Believe In Yourself

I’m going to Uncrapify Your Life today with a little Monday motivation. Believe in Yourself!

3 Ways To Encourage People To Donate More

If you’ve ever tried raising money for anything – a Kickstarter campaign, a small business, a non-profit, or your own squadron of attack dolphins – you’ve probably learned that it’s not always fun to ask people for money. It always helps to think of your request as “encouraging like-minded individuals to support a great cause”…

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Punctuality Is Overrated!

Unleash Your Inner Tyrant TV – Jeff Havens leadership series discusses punctuality and showing up to work on time. Did you like this video? Sign up for my newsletter here and get future episodes in your inbox. Or check out my Unleash Your Inner Tyrant! keynote presentation.

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The Only 3 Things You Can Do Without An Administrative Assistant

This one’s for all the administrative assistants out there. You know you’re awesome and indispensable, but it doesn’t always feel like other people think the same way. Sometimes your bosses take you for granted, and every time that happens you take a deep breath and remind yourself that murder is really hard to get away…

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LAZY is a 4-Letter Word

It’s easy to be lazy on a Monday morning, but not after you’ve been uncrapified! Enjoy today’s episode of Uncrapify Your Life TV! Did you like this video? Sign up for my newsletter here and get future episodes in your inbox. Or check out my Uncrapify Your Life! keynote presentation.

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The 18-Second Attention Span

Unleash Your Inner Tyrant TV – this episode in my leadership series discusses how leaders can improve their communication skills by not interrupting and paying attention for more than 18 seconds. Did you like this video? Sign up for my newsletter here and get future episodes in your inbox. Or check out my Unleash Your…

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How Our Motivations Change As We Age

When it comes to generational differences in the workplace, one of the more common distinctions made between the generations is that Traditionalists and Baby Boomers “live to work,” while Gen Xers and Millennials “work to live.” This is typically presented as a generation-specific quality; in other words, Baby Boomers have always lived to work, and…

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Life is Overwhelming!

Life can be tough, but not when you have Uncrapify Your Life TV! Enjoy today’s episode! Did you like this video? Sign up for my newsletter here and get future episodes in your inbox. Or check out my Uncrapify Your Life! keynote presentation.

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Continuing Education is Stupid

Another episode from Unleash Your Inner Tyrant TV which discusses the benefits of continuing education in business. Did you like this video? Sign up for my newsletter here and get future episodes in your inbox. Or check out my Unleash Your Inner Tyrant! keynote presentation.

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Do You Need An HR Intervention?

Do you have a dress code problem at your work?  People texting in meetings?  Do you feel you’re running a daycare full of adults that don’t know how to clean up after themselves in the breakroom?  Well, then you need an HR Intervention!  HR Intervention is my keynote focusing on everything you shouldn’t do at…

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Be Happy You’re Average!

Uncrapify Your Life TV Monday with Jeff Havens. Today I’m explaining why being average is AWESOME! Did you like this video? Sign up for my newsletter here and get future episodes in your inbox. Or check out my Uncrapify Your Life! keynote presentation.

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3M Is Terrible At Micromanaging

Unleash Your Inner Tyrant TV: Leadership advice from keynote speaker Jeff Havens. In this episode Jeff discusses legendary company 3M and their philosophy on micromanaging. Did you like this video? Sign up for my newsletter here and get future episodes in your inbox. Or check out my Unleash Your Inner Tyrant! keynote presentation.

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4 Selfish Reasons To Be Generous

People always encourage you to be nice and generous and kind and thoughtful because it’s “the right thing to do.” Lately, however, I’ve started to wonder about that logic. I’ve also been told that eating my vegetables is the “right thing to do,” but I’m still incapable of convincing myself that lima beans will give…

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Interviewing: Uncrapify Your Life TV

In this episode of Uncrapify Your Life TV! I’m going to motivate the crap out of you and give you some advice on proper interviewing! Enjoy your week! Did you like this video? Sign up for my newsletter here and get future episodes in your inbox. Or check out my Uncrapify Your Life! keynote presentation.

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People Are Not Legos

This week’s episode of Unleash Your Inner Tyrant TV focuses its leadership lesson on talent management. Can you everyone be replaced like a lego? Who is the most irreplaceable person you work with? Did you like this video? Sign up for my newsletter here and get future episodes in your inbox. Or check out my…

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18 Things HR Professionals Would Love To Say In Bad Interviews

We know that HR Professionals have to bite their tongues in bad interviews to keep from blurting out the things they really want to say. So we’ve compiled this list of 18 things we know HR professionals would love to say, but just can’t. If you’re an HR professional and we left something out, vent…

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4 Non-Leadership Skills Every Great Leader Needs

I’ve been writing books and articles about leadership for the past several years. I try my best to make my advice and observations unique and interesting, but sometimes that’s hard. Listen to others, articulate your vision, focus on the details, be open-minded – do you know how hard it is to come up with a…

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