Get Your Team Revved Up!

Is your team revved up and ready to win some business today?

If not, why not? What's the feel of your workplace?  Are people highly engaged?  Do they look forward to coming to work each day?  Is their a positive vibe that customers get when they walk into your place of business?

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Getting employees revved up and enthusiastic is the subject of the book, Revved!: An Incredible Way to Rev Up Your Workplace and Achieve Amazing Resultsrevved.

Just imagine what life would be like if every employee in your organization came to work each day Revved Up! and full of energy – committed to doing the best job they are capable of doing.

"Isn't it time to get your team excited for the future?”

How wonderful life would be, right? The authors of this book emphasize the benefits of a new kind of business model; one that encourages leaders in the workplace to treat employees as the valued assets they are - treating employees as priceless human capital.

"A key aspect of strategic leadership is how one manages the level of excitement and motivation in the workplace."

Most likely when you think back to your own experiences as an employee, you have worked in less than ideal environments, where the workplace lacks the energy and excitement that makes you look forward to getting to work each day. The purpose of this book is to provide practical ideas to help managers change that - to help them create a better environment where people are learning, growing and feeling good about where they are.

Revved!: An Incredible Way to Rev Up Your Workplace and Achieve Amazing Resultsrevved is a story about a young, revved up, newly appointed manager named Katie. Katie finds herself struggling to get her team revved up and isn't sure how to insert some energy and enthusiasm in her team members, which she finds lack any real motivation for their jobs or the organization they work for.

The question the book answers is HOW to accomplish this very difficult challenge!

The story is terrific in the way that it takes Katie through the steps that are necessary to jump-start the passion within her team. Katie learns how to first win over her team; how to blow them away with excitement; and how to keep them REVVED!

Today’s highly motivated managers need to read this book and put this insightful program into practice. Learning how to truly care for your people is key to getting the most out of them, with the least amount of pushing or prodding.

"An excited Katie drove to work on Monday morning. She saw the 'Blowing Them Away' step of Dr. Allen’s program as her ticket to becoming a successful supervisor once again. Over the weekend, Kathie had taken the time to develop an extensive list of things that she could do to blow people away. She was eager to start building her personal army of advocates."
- Excerpt from Revved!

Why Get My Team Revved Up?

The authors do a nice job of taking the reader through the process of answering some very tough, yet highly important questions such as:

  • What is the goal of Winning Them Over? What does it involve?
  • Why is it so important to keep a smile your face when working to invoke revved up energy and enthusiasm into the workplace?
  • What are specific examples of inspiring things you can say to your people that will help to motivate them for the day?
  • What does active listening mean and why is it so important?
  • What is the goal of Blowing Them Away, and what does it involve?
  • What’s wrong with the use of email as a means of recognizing employees for a job well done?
  • What is the magical phrase that tells you that the Blowing Them Away step is working?
  • What is the purpose of Keeping Them Revved up, and what exactly is involved in this important step?
  • What does the phrase “Looking out for number two is really taking care of number one” mean?

Passion is energy. Be a great leader by helping your team to feel the power that comes from focusing on what gets them revved up!


Experts on leadership and the workplace are praising Revved! as a masterpiece, and many of today’s leading minds are adopting these teachings.

One of the best things about this book is that it demonstrates that it doesn't have to cost a lot of money or take a huge amount of time in order to create and maintain a positive working environment. 

"REVVED! An exciting new approach to energizing and motivating people to bring out the best in themselves and others. Read it, enjoy, and apply!”
- Ken Blanchard

Does it take some effort?  Absolutely, but anything worth having takes some level of investment.

As the leader it's your responsibility to invest the time necessary to provide a working environment where your team will flourish.

Plus, maintaining a workplace where people want to be is just smart, right?  

Think about it - when employees are happy, they stay longer, saving you money in hiring new people, training, etc.  When people are happy they also take better care of your customers, which means higher customer loyalty, increased customer referrals - which equates to increased growth and profitability.  

Ah, now that got your attention, didn't it?  Enjoy the book.

Author Bio

Co-author of Fish!, the best-selling book that brought fun and passion back into the workplace, Harry Paul shows the world the positive power of total teamwork in Revved!. Paul is an internationally renowned speaker and management trainer.

Bestselling author of The Win-Win Negotiator, Ross Reck, Ph.D., speaks and trains on the transforming power of a positive attitude in the workplace. He brings his motivational message to leading companies around the world.

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