Understanding What Drives Motivation
IN THIS CHAPTER
Recognizing the difference between an engaged and passionate team member
Building a passionate team
Applying positive psychology principles to everyday tasks
Having a pulse on how your virtual team members feel about their work
After working with companies for close to 20 years to increase team member engagement, I’ve seen firsthand the benefits of helping team members and organizations create environments where they can both give their best each day and where both parties are committed to the organization’s goals, values, and success, while ensuring a sense of personal well-being.
Motivation is the desire to take action and drive forward even in the face of adversity. It’s a crucial factor in setting and achieving goals. However, motivation is complex because it differs for every person. What motivates one team member may not work for another. To be sure, true desire and motivation comes from within. However, leaders can create a working environment that encourages intrinsic motivation and helps to drive teams to ...