Keeping your employees energized and excited can be challenging. According to Gallup’s “State of the American Workplace” survey, 70% of employees are emotionally disconnected from the workplace and unlikely to be productive. It is important to keep your team motivated in order to encourage high performance. Here are some inspirational videos to help your employees stay focused, especially during the mid-week hump:

1. Never Quit: Talent vs. Skill

“You gotta believe in yourself. You gotta believe in your abilities. You gotta believe in your service, your company, your ideas, unquestionably!”

 

2. Kid President’s Letter To A Person On Their First Day Here

“You’re awake, you’re awesome, live like it.

3. Unbroken

“Most people give up on themselves easily. You know the human spirit is powerful? There’s nothing as powerful – it’s hard to kill the human spirt.”

 

4. Pursuit of Happiness

“When people can’t do something themselves, they want to tell you, ‘you can’t do it’. If you want something, go get it. Period.”

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5. Michael Jordan, Maybe It’s My Fault

“Maybe it’s my fault that you didn’t see that failure gave me strength, that my pain was my motivation.”

6. Coach Carter, Our Deepest Fear

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“You playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so other people won’t feel insecure around you.”

7. Steve Jobs, Stanford Graduation

“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most importantly, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition”

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