How to Motivate PeopleLearning how to motivate people is a useful skill whether you need to apply it athome or in the work...
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Learning how to motivate people is a useful skill whether you need to apply it at home or in the workplace. Mastering this is a skill that has been used by many successful leaders throughout time and it's a practice that will no doubt be required and studied continuously through future years.

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How to motivate people

  1. 1. How to Motivate PeopleLearning how to motivate people is a useful skill whether you need to apply it athome or in the workplace. Mastering this is a skill that has been used by manysuccessful leaders throughout time and its a practice that will no doubt be requiredand studied continuously through future years.But how do you motivate anyone? How can you keep people inspired and movingforward?I want to take you back to a time when you were a young student at school,perhaps in your teens. Now I want you to think of a teacher that really got the bestout of you, a teacher of a lesson that you enjoyed attending, a teacher of a subjectwhere you actually studied hard. I can bet my bottom dollar that the very teacheryour thinking of was positive, upbeat but more importantly gave you lots ofpositive praise on all of your work, whatever its grade or standard.Now think of the opposite, a teacher who you disliked and a lesson that you simplydidnt enjoy. Its safe to say that 9 times out of 10 this teacher wasnt veryforthcoming with positive praise and only managed a little when you didsomething outstanding.Which one motivated you more? The one with the praise, right? Well thats the firsttip and perhaps the best tip of them all. If you want to get someone geared up, thengive those lots of praise and encouragement. Be positive when they do somethingright and be positive when they mess up! One advancement for this tip that worksincredibly well in the workplace is to give someone praise publicly. A pat on theback or simple recognition in front of colleagues and peers is worth tenfold of thatgiven in public.To keep people interested and inspired also requires an interesting oxymoron, okso this is my own oxymoron but it works. Here goes, give people ControlledFreedom! What this means is that if you give someone a clear task with clear goalsyou are keeping some kind of control. Well do that but then give them the freedom
  2. 2. and space to work on this task, give them the freedom to disagree and makesuggestions.Providing a goal and then letting people work on their own inspired ideas enablesthem to feel like theyre not only contributing to an objective, but they are beinggiven a valued opportunity to use their initiative. You have shown respect, theywill really appreciate this and youre going to get one highly motivated individual! Can a personal coach help you to get the results you want from life? Find out here - Life Coach London Is this coach really offering what you are looking for?

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