A big part of understanding how to motivate others is knowing the difference between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation. In this video James talks about Sticks, Carrots and Rockets and how knowing the difference can significantly alter how you approach motivating...read more
The audio below is a done-for-you story you can use to spark a great discussion with your team on raising their level of performance. The use of story is so important when you are talking with your employees. Here is one you can use at your next team meeting. I first...read more
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So my daughter came home from high school and told me she paid someone to write here in-class essay for her. My first thought was where did she get the money, and my next was, you did what! Don’t you hate those moments as a parent when your child does something and...read more
I’m not sure if you saw the story about the woman in Russia who was so tired of her city not fixing potholes that she decided to take matter into her own hands and fix them herself. She has now been dubbed the Pothole Fairy, but has also earned a rebuke from the very...read more
You have to convince the team of senior executives that instead of launching a new store, they should instead invest money in shoring up the existing franchises. In order to persuade them to your side you know you need to craft your argument carefully.
Which approach will give you the highest probability of success?
When it comes to making huge changes in your life, you want to focus on habit acquisition more than goal achievement. Good habits are the things that ultimately drive success in your life and leadership, but new habits don’t come easy. Recent research by the...read more
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