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Engagement Versus Motivation

Some experts advocate employee engagement, others are strong believers in motivational strategies. But one does not necessarily exclude the other. There can be circumstances where even an engaged employee can use some extra motivation. Having an overall engaged team should … Continue reading Continue reading

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Motivation – The 3 Aspects of Human Behavior You Must Know to Succeed

Motivation can be defined in numerous ways, but there are two basic definitions or descriptions. It can be defined as the main reason or reasons that individuals partake in a certain behavior, specifically human behavior pursuant to the study of … Continue reading

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Student Motivation

Student motivation refers to a student's interest, desire, compulsion, and need to participate in and be successful in the learning process. It is generally accepted that student motivation plays a key role in academic learning. Highly motivated students actively engage … Continue reading

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Instrumental Vs Integrative Motivation

I first learned about instrumental and integrative motivation when I was an English teacher, many years ago. The concept was first established by Gardner and Lambert in 1972 to explain why some students acquire a second language faster and better … Continue reading

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Employee Motivation Management – Part I: The Turnover Phenomenon of Pay

In the 16 years of management experience I have obtained, I continually have heard that employee turnover is due to pay and benefits. Turnover essentially becomes an accepted industry phenomenon where efforts to improve employee retention become stagnant. After all, … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Improve Your Motivation to Exercise

There is something very interesting about exercise. With most things in life, although we are in an information age, there is a lack of widely accessible information. For instance, most of us wouldn’t easily access accurate information on how to … Continue reading

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Motivation in the 21st Century

Throughout history, one important aspect of all facets of education (including music) revolve around the ways that a teacher helps to motivate their students. A teacher can be most-effective when the student trusts in the teacher. This relationship between teacher … Continue reading

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Employee Motivation – 10 Tips to Boost Job Performance

Increase Employee Performance by Harnessing the Power of Motivation Employee motivation and productivity can be enhanced and improved by creating a work environment that maximizes the factors that affect performance. These factors are simple to understand, easy to measure, and … Continue reading

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Motivation Defined

Motivation is a call to action. Motivation inspires change, movement, and focus; it is what makes the world turn. The Art of Motivation is a must for Master Persuaders. How do you motivate in such a way that prompts people … Continue reading

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Definition of Motivation

The definition of motivation is to give reason, incentive, enthusiasm, or interest that causes a specific action or certain behavior. Motivation is present in every life function. Simple acts such as eating are motivated by hunger. Education is motivated by … Continue reading

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