Simple steps to take to influence motivation in others.
1. Understand Motivation by:
a. Determining What Motivates People - by interviewing them.
b. Communicating the Value of Each Person - what are they good at
c. Setting Clear Expectations - what is required of them
2. Build a Motivating Environment by:
a. Building an Atmosphere of Trust - go out to lunch and get to know them
b. Establishing a Positive Environment - Lead by example
c. Using Motivational Techniques - Verbal praise, and celebrating success
3. Invest in Long-term Results by:
a. Considering Incentives - what about a reward ?
b. Addressing Underlying Issues - constant, consistent feedback
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