Employees, spouses, kids — what does it take to get people motivated so you don’t have to nag them?
Motivation is powerful. It predicts success better than intelligence, ability, or salary.
When tested in national surveys against such seemingly crucial factors as intelligence, ability, and salary, level of motivation proves to be a more significant component in predicting career success. While level of motivation is highly correlated with success, importantly, the source of motivation varies greatly among individuals and is unrelated to success. – Bashaw and Grant 1994
1) Stop Bribing Them
When actors would ask the great film director Alfred Hitchcock “What’s my motivation?” he would reply, “Your salary.”
Rewards definitely work.
Via The 100 Simple…
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