Leader as Motivator

  • 3 Courses | 1h 23m 55s
  • 13 Books | 17h 24m
  • 6 Audiobooks | 23h 8m 40s
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Effective leaders motivate and inspire others. Learn how to empower your team and create momentum for success. 

COURSES INCLUDED

Welcome to the Leadership Development Program
Whether you're new to a leadership role or a battle-tested veteran, there is always more to learn about leading people, leading teams, or leading your business. Learning is a life-long journey, and leadership development is an ongoing process. In this course, you'll be introduced to Skillsoft's Leadership Development Program. Comprised of thirty modern competency-based leadership channels, this program will help expand your knowledge about what it takes to be a leader and the necessary mindsets and behaviors that enable successful leaders to face and overcome the challenges they encounter every day. This course provides an introductory overview to the program and the rich array of courses, resources, tools, and expert advice available to help you grow your leadership career.
1 video | 9m available Badge
Leading through Motivation
Regardless of your title or salary, motivating your team can sometimes be a challenge. Leaders have a vital role to play in creating a motivating environment where they and their teams can excel. In this course, you'll learn about multiple motivation techniques and how to use them to inspire and encourage employees. Conversely, you'll learn how motivation can be undermined and employees demotivated. You'll also learn the characteristics of a motivational leader and the actions that organizations can take for motivating people and keeping employees engaged and excited about their work.
7 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading through Motivation
The top motivators take their cues from neuroscience. Instead of barking orders, they assign meaningful work, model motivational behaviors, and offer rewards to deliver long-lasting results. Follow their lead with these motivational musts.
9 videos | 27m available Badge

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BOOKS INCLUDED

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Leader as Motivator
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how to keep your company going and the best ways to motivate employees.
Book Duration 51m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Need Motivation at Work? Try Giving Advice
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how research shows that giving advice, rather than receiving it, is key for motivation.
Book Duration 2m Book Authors By Ayelet Fishbach, Lauren Eskreis-Winkler

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on What Makes Work Meaningful -- Or Meaningless
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how to make work more enjoyable and engaging for employees.
Book Duration 20m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Why Sharing Good News Matters
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review shows that taking an intentional approach to sharing positive stories can help leaders boost employee morale.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Paola Cecchi-Dimeglio

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How Job Crafting Can Make Work More Satisfying
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review provides a four-step framework that can empower workers to transform the jobs they have into the jobs they want.
Book Duration 4m Book Authors By Ashish Malik, Ben Laker, Charmi Patel, Pawan Budhwar

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Salary, Benefits, Bonus . . . and Being
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how “emotional intelligence” can be used to attract and retain talent, as well as promote employee engagement.
Book Duration 2m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
If you find that your career doesn’t provide fulfillment, it may be because your work culture has lost sight of WHY it exists. In Start with WHY, Simon Sinek opens readers’ eyes to the intrinsic motivations of companies. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 5m Book Authors By Simon Sinek

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Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work...and What Does: The New Science of Leading, Energizing, and Engaging
Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work…And What Does provides an indispensable guide to really understanding how motivation works for all employers and team leaders. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 8m Book Authors By Susan Fowler

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20 Minutes to a Top Performer: Three Fast and Effective Conversations to Motivate, Develop, and Engage Your Employees
Offering a blueprint to helping your people succeed, this book explains how to engage your employees through specific, focused conversations so they can contribute valuable talent to your organization for the long term.
Book Duration 2h 32m Book Authors By Alan Vengel

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Great Motivation Secrets of Great Leaders
Through the incredible life stories of highly successful men and women, this book's combination of leadership principles and real-life stories can easily be applied to your own career and dreams, linking personal actions to organizational results.
Book Duration 4h 10m Book Authors By John Baldoni

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100 Ways to Motivate Others: How Great Leaders Can Produce Insane Results without Driving People Crazy, Third Edition
Based on years of successful live workshops, seminars, and personal coaching programs on communication and leadership, this user-friendly book offers fresh insights into communication and rapid decision-making, the importance of personal self-leadership and physical energy, and more.
Book Duration 3h 1m Book Authors By Scott Richardson, Steve Chandler

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Creating Passion-Driven Teams: How To Stop Micromanaging and Motivate People to Top Performance
Drawing from the author’s 20 years of consulting experience, extensive studies of best practices and the latest in neuroscience research, this book will show you how to tap your team's natural motivations and achieve consistent, sustained top performance.
Book Duration 2h 35m Book Authors By Dan Bobinski

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Be a Project Motivator: Unlock the Secrets of Strengths-Based Project Management
With reflective questions to make the ideas stick and key strategies for success, this book shows how behavior, language, and attitudes affect engagement and how leveraging character strengths can help improve relationships, increase innovation, and build higher-functioning teams.
Book Duration 3h 30m Book Authors By Ruth Pearce
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

Audio Summary

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
If you find that your career doesn’t provide fulfillment, it may be because your work culture has lost sight of WHY it exists. In Start with WHY, Simon Sinek opens readers’ eyes to the intrinsic motivations of companies. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Audiobook Duration 10m 5s Audiobook Authors By Simon Sinek

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Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work...and What Does: The New Science of Leading, Energizing, and Engaging
Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work…And What Does provides an indispensable guide to really understanding how motivation works for all employers and team leaders. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Audiobook Duration 15m 48s Audiobook Authors By Susan Fowler

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Motivation and Performance: A Guide to Motivating a Diverse Workforce
Motivation and Performance provides guidelines to understand what drives an individual's behavior and how to develop a diverse and engaged workforce. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Audiobook Duration 24m 11s Audiobook Authors By Adrian Furnham, Ian MacRae

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Full Engagement!: Inspire, Motivate, and Bring Out the Best in Your People
In this audio edition, Brian Tracy shows how all managers can hold the keys to unlocking superstar performance from their teams. Read by the author.
Audiobook Duration 6h 5m 10s Audiobook Authors By Brian Tracy

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How to Get People to Do Stuff: Master the Art and Science of Persuasion and Motivation
This audio edition explains how to use the art of persuasion to get what you want.
Audiobook Duration 7h 17m 43s Audiobook Authors By Susan M. Weinschenk

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The Harvard Business Review Leader's Handbook: Make an Impact, Inspire Your Organization, and Get to the Next Level
This audio edition provides concise explanations of proven leadership frameworks from Harvard Business Review contributors.
Audiobook Duration 8h 55m 43s Audiobook Authors By Brook Manville, Ron Ashkenas
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