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12 Driving Forces™

A motivator (or value) is a cluster of beliefs with a similar underlying pattern or idea that we believe to be fundamentally important. Our primary motivators help determine what gives us joy, happiness, energy and purpose — at work and in life.

Aug 10, 2020

Topics: Motivators & Drivers

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Personality Infographic: DISC & Motivators


This infographic helps illustrate why two people with the same DISC style can come across as completely different people.

Mar 8, 2017

Topics: Motivators & Drivers

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The 6 Motivators (Values): INFOGRAPHIC

 


This infographic serves as an introduction to the Workplace Motivators profile, which measures 6 underlying motivators (or dominant values), and includes a description of each factor, famous characters from movies as examples, who created the assessment, how a motivator is formed, and more.

May 9, 2016

Topics: Motivators & Drivers

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A Timeline of Big Ideas on Motivation


The following infographic includes popular, landmark or influential ideas on motivation and employee engagement pulled from 32 key theorists, researchers, authors, thinkers and speakers over the last 100+ years.

Dec 7, 2015

Topics: Motivators & Drivers

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Game of Thrones: DISC & Motivators INFOGRAPHIC


Game of Thrones is one of the biggest shows to hit TV in recent decades. The breadth of characters (and the nuances within the characters' personalities) makes it a great educational resource to use in the training room when exploring people's DISC and Motivators profiles.

May 28, 2015

Topics: Motivators & Drivers

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The Most Important Tool for Self-Awareness


If you're serious about understanding what makes people happy, engaged, and full-filled — at work and in life — you must understand what motivates them. The most powerful motivation comes from within — from our core values.

Oct 27, 2014

Topics: Motivators & Drivers

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The Most Important & Most Overlooked Element of Personality

Your core values, also known as your "motivators," are the single most important element of your personality to understand. They are arguably, the single most important element of job performance, yet they are frequently overlooked in the hiring process.

Feb 19, 2014

Topics: Motivators & Drivers

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DISC Profile & Motivators of Top Sales Performers

 


Research studies of top salespeople in the United States, Germany and China revealed some interesting results. Take a look at the charts below.

Apr 9, 2013

Topics: Motivators & Drivers

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