Many leaders overly use the tools for motivation. To them, “motivation” is a magic word that can enable a human being to overcome ANY obstacle. In fact, they mainly use the psychological part of the motivation, which is why they fail to achieve their goal efficiently.
To know talent at a personal level is the first step to motivate them efficiently, which is one common development needs among executives. Without the right direction and sufficient tools, motivation alone cannot get the job done but may lead to 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. IQ, EQ, behaviors, and personality are not enough to know talent. Below is a comparison between traditional piecemeal approaches and the 6Q Approach.
To motivate others effectively and translate strategy into action 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. Leadership style and compensation are other significant tools for motivation although compensation cannot motivate top talent the best. To motivate 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.
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