Tag: Motivation

Meet Your Goals! Free Action Plan Workshop

Did you make any resolutions for 2019? How’s that going so far? Please enjoy & learn from this free, practical workshop on choosing goals, making an action plan, and succeeding at accomplishing them based on scientifically-based principles. More free materials are available at https://andamaninspirations.com/free-materials/ #SoftPowerSkills #Nspyr #InspireEmpowerChange

The Leader-Follower Dynamic Loop

5 Leadership Lessons From a Crazy Dancing Guy Entrepreneur Derek Sivers popularized this dancing guy 8 years ago with his observations about leadership. I think there’s more to learn.  Everyone is a leader…we’re almost always in a dual role of being a follower &  leader. Followers don’t just copy. In this video, we see followers

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The East-West Divide in Thinking

Studies in western societies show people have an inflated view of self. Whether it’s drivers, students, or college professors, most rate their own abilities as higher than others, & westerners evaluate themselves as unique in ways they aren’t. This overconfidence bias, however, appears to weaken as it crosses the East-West divide.  An experiment may suggest

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Is That Your Final Answer? Controlling Emotion at the Moment of Decision

“Is that your final answer?” That famous phrase heard worldwide in different languages on the wildly popular game show “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?” meant that the time had come to make a final decision. Viewers sweated and felt the knotted stomach of emotional tension in the contestant. In my previous articles on decision-making,

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When Setting Goals Becomes TOXIC

When I was in the US Air Force, I witnessed several examples of the downside of goal-setting. The structure of promotion often rewarded holding certain positions over the actual performance in the position. One example particularly sticks in my mind of a “fast burner,” or someone on the fast promotion track, who was shifted over

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Create a Better Story of Yourself

Life is difficult, and we will encounter challenges. We’ll come to places where we need to step up and grow. This is a common story about everyone, told in different ways. Here’s one story about making a decision to change…to break barriers. Your Story: Your Experience of Soft Power Skills Academy from Soft Power Skills

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Motivation 101: How Distinguishing the 6 Types of Motivation Can Improve Your Productivity and Well-Being

Asking “How can I get motivated?” is the wrong question! We are all motivated—but there are different types and qualities of motivation. Learn about the six different types of motivation, and how we can achieve more autonomous, better self-regulated motivation that boosts our effectiveness and livelihood.

Motivation 101: Why Rewards Don’t Work, but Satisfying 3 Critical Needs Does

In today’s world, much of the effort to motivate others is based on an outdated model of carrots and sticks. Extrinsic rewards often do very little to satisfy, and may even damage, our deeper psychological needs of Autonomy, Relatedness, and Competency. Dive in to understand our critical needs, why autonomy and meaning in work is so essential, and how extrinsic rewards can interfere with achieving competency.