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Acknowledgement, Motivation and Organisational Success

Imagine this scenario. There is major deadline to be met. It is so big a challenge that people will have to go way over and above what is expected to them if the end result is to be achieved. You are part of the team who really puts in a lot of extra time and […]

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10 Actions To Becoming An Even Better Manager

If you are good at what you do and are the type of person who gets things done, sooner or later you will find yourself in the position where you have to manage others. While some make that shift from being the doer to the manager with easy, others find it a struggle. So what […]

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Video Blog Post: Getting People Motivated

Motivation is often a big challenge for leaders and managers. In this short video blog post I share some tips and insights. Please leave a comment with your best tips.

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How To Motivate People

Motivating a team of people is one of the biggest challenges facing leaders and managers. Trouble is so many managers and leaders believe, often incorrectly, that money is a motivator. Yes, people need to feel like they are fairly rewarded for what they deliver. However, as research shows, money in itself is not a long […]

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5 Tips to Be a Better Motivator

Keeping people motivated is probably one of the biggest challenges that a manager faces. So what are the top tips to be a better and more successful motivator? Tip 1: Set clear goals Everyone wants clarity about what they are expected to deliver. Make a point of setting crystal clear goals. Tip 2: Listen more […]

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Effective Management: The 5 Golden Rules of Motivating

As a manager, major part of your role is to get the best from the people that you manage.  You know that a motivated employee will go that extra step to deliver or help you to deliver results.  So what are the 5 golden rules when it comes to motivating?   Rule 1:  Get to […]

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Motivation: What makes you tick?

We are all unique.  What motivates one person might be a complete turn-off for another.  If you know what motivates you, you can use these motivators to getting you going when you are stuck, lethargic or procrastinating.  Sources of motivation include: • Deadlines • Fear • Rewards • Appreciation • Contributing • Visioning • Producing outputs • Connection • Feedback • Change • Progression • Challenge • Stability […]

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Leadership and Motivation

One of the biggest challenges you will face as a leader is staying motivated and motivating others.  People often believe that there is some magic potion around motivation but the reality is that it can be tough. Self Motivation Self motivation is key as a leader, so how might you do it: 1. Set yourself personal […]

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Management: Keeping People Motivated

I have been running a survey recently on newsletter topics that my readers would find most helpful and motivation is a theme that is continually being highlighted. With so much uncertainty in many industries and sectors right now because of the challenging economic conditions, it is easy to see why keeping people motivated would be […]

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What do you do to motivate others?

One of the key roles of anyone who is managing is to get results through others.  To get others to deliver results for you, it is vital that you motivate them.  Managers often believe that pay and rewards are the key things that motivate people.  Without doubt pay and rewards play a part of motivating […]

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