Category: Motivation

Collaboration Requires Character

I recently enjoyed a fascinating conversation with a psychologist colleague of mine, Ann Daniel. She has invested a great deal of her professional career advising a major health care network on how to live out the network’s behavioral expectations for effective working relationships. One key element which Ann teaches is the importance we all place […]

Living by Remote Control

My wife and I sometimes refer to our television’s remote control as the wand of power. Whoever possesses the remote control can dictate the information flow to the big screen in our living room. This morning as I was straightening up my reading table, my attention focused on the remote control. It occurred to me […]

Motivational Intellegence 101

10 Basic Facts About Motivation No one can motivate someone else.  All motivation is intrinsic (belonging to their essential nature) within each person. We are each motivated to behave in ways we believe will adequately satisfy our desires for 16 common human needs.  How we meet our most intensely desired needs becomes our habits and […]