Chapter 2The Wise Motivator
“Example is not the main thing in influencing others; it is the only thing.”
How motivated are you to do your job? Think big picture and specific projects or tasks. A highly motivated leader will keep others motivated. You want high-energy, productive, focused, and motivated employees. Who doesn’t?
Self-motivation trickles down to both internal and external customers, creates a positive work environment, contributes to financial profit and personal fulfillment, and leads to team success. The manager or business owner who exudes high energy and a positive outlook is motivational before ever trying. As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Enthusiasm is contagious.”