Whether you are looking to reignite your passion in your current job, just starting out in the work world, or still in school trying to decide which major or career best fits your passions and values, you’ll find that success is not about chasing the latest hot job trend in the news. It’s not about doing what anyone else thinks is right for you, nor is it necessarily about seeking a job that pays well if money is not what floats your boat. It’s about aligning more of your work with what motivates you. Our goal is to help you answer two age-old questions: “What is it that motivates me?” And then, with that information in hand, “What can I do about it?”
"Eye-opening and refreshing, the book includes easily-understandable, real-life stories of men and women toiling in jobs that simply feel wrong or that, at least, do not seem to provide the type of motivation needed for excellence to result." – Web Psychology
"Those who are interested in discovering what motivates them and how they can leverage their core motivators to better align with their work or college students struggling to decide on a career may find What Motivates Me useful."– Workplace Psychology
"What Motivates Me is highly recommended for anyone who’s wrestling with two age-old questions – what is it that motivates me and what can I do about it?"– Business book reviews
People driven to be creative want to be able to take time to explore, experiment, and discover new things.
The empathetic listen to others and get in tune with their emotions so they can relate to them on a deeper level.
People motivated by family want their loved ones to be proud of them and to know they’ll always be there for them.
Those highly motivated by pressure tend to believe that stressful situations bring out the best in them, that they do some of their best work when deadlines are looming or they are asked to multitask.
Those for whom prestige is important highly value the respect of those in their inner circle and also the larger community around them.
Those strongly motivated by receiving acknowledgment for their good work highly value the respect and admiration of those around them.
Builders tend to thrive in cultures where team members are encouraged to contribute to the mission, and where everyone is considered important to the success of the enterprise.
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In Strengths Based Leadership, #1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Rath and renowned leadership consultant Barry Conchie reveal the results of their research. Based on their discoveries, the book identifies three keys to being a more effective leader: knowing your strengths and investing in others’ strengths, getting people with the
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