100 Ways to Motivate Others: How Great Leaders Can Produce Insane Results Without Driving People Crazy
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This newly revised, paperback version of 100 Ways to Motivate Others is the culmination of many years of successful leadership coaching and training by best-selling author Steve Chandler and attorney Scott Richardson. Chandler and Richardson have crafted a vital, user-friendly, inspirational guide for executives, managers, and professionals...and those aspiring to reach their level.
After you've learned to motivate yourself, Chandler and Richardson will show you:
* How to slow down and enjoy a new level of focus.
* Why multitasking is a myth, not a strength, and keeping life simple and straight forward is the goal.
* The power of building on your peoples' strengths.
* How to avoid the damaging inclination to obsess about peoples' weaknesses.
* A simple and creative way to hold people accountable.
* How to enjoy cultivating the art of supportive confrontation.
This new edition has been updated and strengthened to include a brand new chapter: The Most Effective Way Yet for Motivating Others to Achieve. The hardcover edition of this book won rave reviews and struck a nerve in the business world where innovative, motivating leadership is sorely lacking. The new version maintains the user-friendly takes on effective leadership, and teaches its concepts in short, time bites for the busy manager of today.
want the result. It’s that simple. Truly great managers spend most of their time helping good producers go from 10 muffins to 15. They have fun. They are creative. They feed off of their producers’ skills and enthusiasm. Their teams constantly out-perform other teams. Why? Because other teams’ managers have been hypnotized by their non-producers. Their non-producers actually become good salespeople selling the wrong thing. Selling you the worst thing: “There is no cause and effect…there is no
the tasks they’ve touched but left incomplete. And, as business efficiency expert Kerry Gleeson has noted, “The constant, unproductive preoccupation with all the things we have to do is the single largest consumer of time and energy.” Not the things we do, the things we leave undone. People who find the joy in leadership find ways to relax into an extremely purposeful day, goal-oriented and focused on the highest-priority activity. They can think at any given moment: Sure they get distracted,
the result that would move people who heard it. As leaders, our own energy and intensity are monitored by our people. They take many of their own subtle psychological cues from how we look: our movements and expressions (or lack of them). This is why we must learn to breathe deeply and lead. To really get out there and lead with enthusiasm. To generate excitement, and then breathe again, even more deeply. The word inspire literally means “to breathe in.” We don’t want to stagnate all day,
around them. It’s important to know the psychological reaction to change in your employees and how it follows a predictable cycle. Your employees pass through these four stages in the cycle, and you can learn how to manage this process: The Change Cycle 1. Objection: “This can’t be good.” 2. Reduced consciousness: “I really don’t want to deal with this.” 3. Exploration: “How can I make this change work for me?” 4. Buy-in: “I have figured out how I can make this work for me and for
coherent and unified when the request for unity ‘from below’ becomes more benevolent and creative.” “You’re saying I should manage them a little better,” Jean said. “Exactly.” “With the key words being ‘benevolent’ and ‘creative’?” “Those would be the key words.” 16. Put Your Hose Away Wise leaders and high achievers come to understand that they can’t hope to eliminate problems…and wouldn’t want to. —Dale Dauten Why are so many managers ineffective leaders? Because they are