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Turn motivation of your coworkers into a habit with these three steps

You've let go of the stick and the carrot. You've figured out what motivates your coworkers, looked at their individual needs, goals and so on. You may even have planned how to proceed, because motivated coworkers are more important than anything else in your company. But still, nothing happens.

Rewards damage your (employees') results

In several companies it's normal practice that the company's CEO receives a large bonus when things are going well. The purpose is, of course, to motivate the CEO to bring his best performance. But research shows that monetary rewards doesn't really have the desired effect. In fact, monetary rewards have the opposite effect on us. We become less motivated, less creative and perform worse.

Storytelling: A leader's strongest weapon

When I was a child, my father always told stories when we had my classmates over for my birthday. My class was very active, unsettled and perhaps a bit difficult, but when my father told stories we were always calm.

Neuroleadership: What every leader should know about the brain

Have you ever tossed and turned in bed thinking about a meeting, where you just couldn't explain your position or say the things you would have liked to say? And now that you look back, the things you should have said, seem so clear that you cannot understand why it was so difficult to say.

Happiness and success are inseparable

We all know this. But that happiness affects our work effort, creativity, level of energy, our way of being around other people and our ability to solve problems is perhaps new information to most.

Volunteering and motivation

The volunteers want to make a difference and be part of developing and changing the cause they believe in. They are motivated from something other than salary and this is what needs to be recreated in corporate life in order to achieve the same level of motivation.

Financial leadership is in demand

The demands for the manager or the executive’s financial insight, his understanding of the economy’s influence on administrating the company and how he communicates about finances are growing.

Self-directed work

In this theme we'll focus on self-direction and on how you can manage yourself or use the shares tips to methods to help your coworkers become (more) self-managing.

Positive psychology

Psychology is for all, and we must learn to use it actively in our work. Psychology must also address purposes regarding making ordinary people stronger and more productive and identifying and promoting great potential.

Charismatic change management

Charismatic leadership is often misunderstood. This is because many still consider charisma an expression of a natural personality feature; either you have it or you don't. However, research shows that charisma is to a large extend a skill that can be trained and polished, just like other skills.
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