Dr. Bob Nelson

Dr. Bob Nelson

Dr. Bob Nelson, Ph.D., president of Nelson Motivation Inc., is the world’s leading authority on employee recognition and engagement. He has worked with 80% of Fortune 500 companies and authored over 30 books, including the multimillion-copy bestseller 1001 Ways to Reward Employees. With Mario Tamayo he co-authored the new book Work Made Fun Gets Done! Easy Ways to Boost Energy, Morale, and Results (Berrett-Koehler Publishers; May 11, 2021).


Dr. Bob Nelson is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. You can follow him on LinkedIn and his website.
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C-Suite Advisory

Message to Management: Most Workers Do Not Want to Come Back to the Office

As stated in a recent Fortune article, just 3% of white-collar workers want to return to the office five days a week. This is from a poll by management consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates, which also warned employees will quit if bosses force them back full-time.  A full 86% of employees...
CEO Insights

Making Your Own Work More Fun

Making work more fun starts in every job with every individual worker. It’s a state of mind—an attitude—completely in your control. If you learn to harness this attitude you will have more joy and meaning in your work and your life. According to recent research reported by Business News Daily,...
C-Suite Insider

Employees Just Want to Have Fun

As COVID-19 winds down and employees return to the office, companies need to remember that (paraphrasing Cyndi Lauper) “employees just want to have fun.” Most white-collar employees have been cooped up for over a year, isolated and stressed on many levels: professionally, socially, and even physically. Being human, they need...