Successful people are not quitters; they just change priorities
“ Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has” ~ Margaret Mead, Cultural Anthropologist “ To be motivated is not driven by reducing tension or avoiding frustration, but that people look for a positive view.” ~ Abraham Maslow, Psychologist “ I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” ~ Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor
M = ce 2 (Motivation = competency times excellence and experience)
Attitude of greatness toward superior achievement
Quality of work is above standard
Mediocre does not exist
Peter Principle – In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence
"I'm blessed. I mean, come on, I found something I absolutely love. I'm one of the best, and I work for myself. It ain't going to get no better than that" ~ Christopher Gardner, Investment Banker
Group Activity 1 (2 minutes) Discuss the ramifications of having resources that don’t like their jobs.
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs “ We move toward self-actualization where we become aware of not only our own fullest potential, but the fullest potential of human beings at large” ~ Abraham Maslow, Psychologist
Group Activity 3 (2 minutes) Discuss the affect on your work when you have the environment needed or support to do your job.