To many people, “motivation” is a magic word that can overcome any obstacle and enable them to be their best. Leaders often overly use the tool of motivation.
In fact, without the right direction and sufficient tools, motivation alone may not improve productivity but worsen workplace stress and increase stress-related health issues like insomnia, burnout, heart attack and stroke. “Can He Handle the Job?” is a good example. In addition, studies found that workplace stress is also #1 cause of turnover. Turnover, healthcare cost and absenteeism all raise human capital costs.
To know talent deeply is the first step for efficient motivation. To motivate others effectively is a key to build a level 5 leader or an exceptional CEO. This video will tell you how to find the missing tools for motivation in talent management. Leadership style, system efficiency, and compensation are other significant tools for motivation.
To motivate and empower a person to meet the challenges that he or she can but usually does not is also a great way to Excite and Keep the Best.