Raising the Quality of Motivation

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Raise the Quality of Motivation. Motivation is often defined by enthusiasm, high energy, intensity, and inspiration. The focus is on quantity. But to be productive, employees need to be efficient as well as effective. Adding the dimension of quality motivation translates to improved efficiency and productivity.

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Raising the Quality of Motivation

  1. 1. Presenter: Ira S Wolfe Copyright 2014. Ira S Wolfe, Success Performance Solutions
  2. 2.  Motivations are an act, activity, or ultimately a habit which someone performs providing them with a reason, reward, or payoff for those actions.  Motivations shape how we view the world, prioritize, focus, and perform.  Motivations are habits which become skills we develop. Some habits are productive. Others encourage counter- productive lifestyles. Copyright 2014. Ira S Wolfe, Success Performance Solutions
  3. 3.  Without knowing what motivates, it’s hit or miss.  Good News: If we hit productive motivators, we get positive results.  Bad News: If we hit counter-productive motivators, at best we get a short-term boost.  At worst…it perpetuates and reinforces stress or pain. Copyright 2014. Ira S Wolfe, Success Performance Solutions
  4. 4. …get stuck in ruts …rationalize our behavior …struggle to find a path that helps us. Copyright 2014. Ira S Wolfe, Success Performance Solutions
  5. 5.  Most people learn their strengths and weaknesses through trial and error  Quality of Motivation (QM) Theory adds science to intuition and translates motivation into a skill.  QM provides a true indication of your current mindset, how you are motivated, and how you choose to respond to challenges and stress.  QM turns stumbling blocks into stepping stones. Copyright 2014. Ira S Wolfe, Success Performance Solutions
  6. 6. If you want to change … YOUCAN! Copyright 2014. Ira S Wolfe, Success Performance Solutions
  7. 7. Quality of Motivation Assessment  310 True/False Questions  38 Subscales  4 major categories Truthfulness Quantity and quality of motivation Level of productive and counter-productive skills Confidence with which a person faces life’s challenges. Copyright 2014. Ira S Wolfe, Success Performance Solutions
  8. 8.  Assess your current motivational state  Predict your next motivational state  Turn hurdles into stepping stones  Recognize trouble and avoid or resolve it Copyright 2014. Ira S Wolfe, Success Performance Solutions
  9. 9.  Motivation Quantity  Motivation Stability  Positive Motivation  Negative Motivation  Motivation Loss (Discouragement) Copyright 2014. Ira S Wolfe, Success Performance Solutions
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  12. 12. Copyright 2014. Ira S Wolfe, Success Performance Solutions Ira S Wolfe Company: Success Performance Solutions Website: www.successperformancesolutions.com Phone: 717-291-4640 Email: iwolfe@super-solutions.com  Follow me on Twitter @HireAuthority  Connect with me on LinkedIN

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