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This week's article, "Positive
Motivation," is important relative to overcoming difficult challenges in stressful
work environments. Don't pass up reading it... it appears below the line.
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In today's increasingly competitive business world, a
team that is highly motivated is vital to the success of an
organization. The art of motivating people begins with understanding and
learning how to influence others to carry out the vision and mission of
Once you understand how to influence others, you will be
much more likely to achieve the results you want more quickly and with
much less effort.
These 5 tips will guide you to achieving the best results
and for tapping into the motivational forces that drive the members of
Ask your employees
what motivates them. Research shows that individuals are motivated
by many differing forces and that there is no "cookie cutter" method
for inspiration and motivation.
By conducting surveys
and face-to-face interviews with your staff, you can improve morale
and help you and your company improve the quality of your
Use Maslow's Hierarchy
of Needs as a starting point. Abraham Maslow believed that
satisfying just the physiological and safety needs of an individual
is not nearly enough to motivate achievement.
By using social needs
(interaction with others and having friends,) esteem needs (being
well regarded by others and appreciated,) and self-actualization
needs (realizing individual potential, winning, and achieving,) as
motivating factors, your individual team members will feel more
satisfied, more ambitious, and will contribute more to the
organization as a result.
Motivate your team
members outside of the workplace with sporting activities that
require teamwork. Rowing teams, relay teams, soccer teams, and the
like can create a sense of camaraderie, and your employees are much
more likely to enjoy cooperative teamwork in the workplace as a
Delegate! The ability
to achieve rests largely on an employee having an enjoyable job and
a large amount of responsibility. The greater the responsibility,
the more an individual can feel the satisfaction of advancement in
his or her career. Delegating tasks that carry responsibility can
enrich the professional life of an individual, because the "onward
and upward" urge to achieve is a basic human drive that most
Recognize a motivated
worker, and champion their achievements. A tidy, organized work
space, a well-groomed appearance, a positive attitude, and timely
task completion are sure signs of a highly motivated employee.
Observe this behavior, and take the time to verbally recognize and
champion him or her for this outstanding dedication to a job well
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