It’s 9 a.m., time to get the team excited about the day or week ahead! What can you do to spur their interest, generate energy, and have them perform at their best? Kick off a meeting or motivate yourself with one of these videos!

By Cari Kraft, Jacobs Management Group

Get the Energy Started by Laughing

Use this as a meeting opener. It is a great way to get the energy up at the beginning of a business day.

The Science of Motivation

Listen to this short video to give you ideas when you are crafting a new initiative. What keeps us motivated— fun or the promise of a reward? Here’s some insight into what brain studies show us about the process.

How to Memorize 10X Faster

Great tips for your team to start a meeting when you have a lot of information to keep track of. Get your brain in gear for this short tutorial on how to keep your memory sharp.

Simon Sinek: Leaders Listen

Get yourself inspired and listen to a short video from this renowned inspirational speaker on how leaders draw out the best in everyone…and other interesting observations.

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Cari Kraft leads a team of master level recruiters at Jacobs Management Group, celebrating 20+ years of executive recruiting in the healthcare (pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology) and high-tech industries, nationally. Prior to joining Jacobs Management Group, Ms. Kraft has held positions as a Senior Sales Executive, Director of Business Development and Director of Marketing. She also has deep knowledge of the technology/startup fields, having been in the industry through the rise of the Internet. Ms. Kraft is a University of Pennsylvania/Wharton alumnus holding a degree in economics and decision sciences. Cari can be reached at

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