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100 Ways to Motivate Others by Chandler Steve

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110. Transformation, Not Information

To bankrupt a fool, give him information.

—Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The final way to motivate others is to use the books and mentors and leadership training that motivates you as transformation, not information. Take the parts of the book that you have highlighted and use them out there in the game of real life. Think in terms of tools, not rules.

You already have a lot of information. The key to becoming masterful at motivating others is to turn your information into transformation—real change. Choose something and practice it. Pick a passage and put it to use. Turn the book into a workbook. Make it a playbook, not a book of theories. Take action based on the book.

Information will slow you down. But transformation ...

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