Motivating People

  • 4 Courses | 3h 18m 4s
  • 8 Books | 20h 32m
  • 11 Audiobooks | 47h 43m 50s
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Are your employees motivated to perform? See how these motivational techniques can help you get the most out of your teams. Learn how to boost your team's performance and increase employee engagement.

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COURSES INCLUDED

Leading by Motivating
Motivation drives people to take action. Without proper motivational leadership, things simply would not get done. As a leader, your capacity for motivating plays a key element in the success of your team and your organization. This course provides you with an understanding of why motivating leadership strategies are important and offers practical techniques for encouraging team motivation.
6 videos | 18m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Expert Insights on Motivating People
Money is a small motivator. To truly motivate others, find out what inspires them and where they find purpose. It's not an insurmountable challenge; it's as simple as asking questions, offering your trust, and recognizing contributions.
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Taking the Lead with Workplace Motivation and Engagement
The best leaders are masters in workplace motivation and engagement. In this course, you will learn the characteristics of motivation and engagement, as well as techniques for optimizing both. You will also learn techniques for motivating and engaging yourself and others, in both onsite and remote situations.
6 videos | 20m has Assessment available Badge
How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Achieve Success
What stands between you and success? People who are the best they can be are empowered by a belief that throughout their lives and careers, within their organizations and in their relationships, they can take action to improve their current state. They see themselves as responsible for their own happiness and success. In this course, you'll learn principles and characteristics shared by people who have broken through the barriers holding them back from true success. You'll discover how to identify those barriers - as well as your own personal triggers and mental blocks - and overcome them. You'll also learn strategies to jumpstart your work mindset and to advocate for yourself to get you out of your own way and on a path to success.
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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Valuing People to Create Value: An Innovative Approach to Leveraging Motivation at Work
Presenting Motivation Spectrum, a dynamic tool designed by the authors to motivate people positively, this book provides readers with a comprehensive and practical understanding of motivation by focusing on innovative practices that are known for positive management relations with employees.
book Duration 2h 57m book Authors By Hervé Mathe, Marwyn O’Keeffe, Xavier Pavie

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Top Tips to Motivate your Virtual Team
Russ Howard, Senior Director of Product Management at Skillsoft offers tips to ensure your team remains motivated and productive in their new virtual environment.
book Duration 2m book Authors By Russ Howard

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Make It Matter: How Managers Can Motivate by Creating Meaning
Providing the antidote to crisis levels of employee disengagement, this upbeat, orginal book shows how meaning-rich workplaces connect, inspire, and catapult employees into new realms of productivity and well-being.
book Duration 3h 53m book Authors By Scott Mautz

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9 Powerful Practices of Really Great Mentors: How to Inspire and Motivate Anyone
Featuring a set of proven techniques for those who serve as mentors in a variety of contexts, this book walks readers through a series of useful mentoring practices that create an environment around the mentor-protégé relationship conducive to valuable change and enhanced new opportunities.
book Duration 2h 11m book Authors By Stephen E. Kohn, Vincent D. O’Connell

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Why Motivating People Doesn't Work . . . and What Does: The New Science of Leading, Energizing, and Engaging
Building upon the latest scientific research on the nature of human motivation, this book lays out a tested model and course of action that will help leaders guide their people toward the kind of motivation that not only increases productivity and engagement but that gives them a profound sense of purpose and fulfillment.
book Duration 2h 23m book Authors By Susan Fowler

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World of Workcraft: Rediscovering Motivation and Engagement in the Digital Workplace
Organizations have started to wrestle with the idea of how to engage the skills and motivation of the video game generation. This book provides the context and background to the need for and potential benefit of gamification as a means of turning a traditional corporate culture and structure into a dynamic community.
book Duration 2h 59m book Authors By Dale Roberts

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The Young Professional's Guide to Managing: Building, Guiding and Motivating Your Team to Achieve Awesome Results
Featuring a mix of relevant tips and stories, and a connection to rich online resources, this insightful book will help individuals transition from employee to manager, and deal with the new responsibilities that are part of the job, from squashing office politics to hiring, firing, and everything in between.
book Duration 2h 54m book Authors By Aaron McDaniel

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It Takes More Than Casual Fridays and Free Coffee
Including stories and practical advice as well as related exercises and assessments to help you identify company and personal strengths and weaknesses, this book is your front-row seat to building and perpetuating a successful culture in any business.
book Duration 3h 13m book Authors By Diane K. Adams
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

Audiobook Summary

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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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Drive challenges the widely accepted notion that people are motivated by financial rewards and presents a revolutionary theory on what really motivates people to perform at their best. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 10m 7s audiobook Authors By Daniel Pink

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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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Managing for Happiness: Games, Tools, and Practices to Motivate Any Team
In Managing for Happiness, author Jurgen Appelo shows you how to have happy and fulfilled employees who share your passion for success. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 18m 35s audiobook Authors By Jurgen Appelo

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The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance
This audio edition decodes the mystery of ultimate human performance, explaining how athletes are using "flow" to do the impossible and how we can use this information to radically accelerate performance in our own lives.
audiobook Duration 9h 23m 2s audiobook Authors By Steven Kotler

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Make It Matter: How Managers Can Motivate by Creating Meaning
This audio edition makes a convincing case for change, and also explains how to become the kind of business where people love to work, and the kind of manager people love to work for.
audiobook Duration 8h 34m 15s audiobook Authors By Scott Mautz

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Carrots and Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done
This audio edition applies the lessons learned from behavioral economics to introduce the concept of "commitment contracts" - an easy but high-powered strategy for setting and achieving goals.
audiobook Duration 9h 16m 58s audiobook Authors By Ian Ayres

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9 Powerful Practices of Really Great Mentors: How to Inspire and Motivate Anyone
This audio edition features a set of proven techniques for those who serve as mentors in a variety of contexts, but particularly in the workplace.
audiobook Duration 4h 43m 30s audiobook Authors By Stephen E. Kohn, Vincent D. O’Connell

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Why Motivating People Doesn't Work...and What Does: The New Science of Leading, Energizing, and Engaging
This audio edition lays out a tested process for helping employees motivate themselves in ways that not only increase productivity and engagement but also give them a profound sense of purpose and fulfillment.
audiobook Duration 4h 52m 22s audiobook Authors By Susan Fowler

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Your Leadership Story: Use Your Story to Energize, Inspire, and Motivate
This audio edition uses story both a metaphor and a process for self-development and offers activities and questions that help you better understand your own leadership and how others perceive it.
audiobook Duration 3h 51m 5s audiobook Authors By Timothy J. Tobin

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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
In this audio edition, Daniel Pink challenges the commonly held belief of the carrot-and-stick style of motivation and presents his theory on the three elements of true motivation. Read by the author.
audiobook Duration 5h 53m 57s audiobook Authors By Daniel H. Pink
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