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The 6 Motivators Go to An Art Gallery

 


Picture six friends at an art gallery, viewing "Starry Night" painted by Vincent Van Gogh. Each of the six are interested in the painting, but for different reasons. Imagine if we could hear their thoughts...

Sep 24, 2012

Topics: Motivators & Drivers

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Famous Motivators Characters

 


Examples of famous movie characters for the Workplace Motivators assessment...

Sep 21, 2012

Topics: Motivators & Drivers

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How Do Motivators Affect Your DISC Profile

 


After having discovered the world of observable behaviour through the DISC profile, one might already have noticed that there are “gaps” in using DISC alone. For instance, why is one individual with a “High D” different from another individual with a similar pattern?

Sep 20, 2012

Topics: Motivators & Drivers- DISC Profile

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Motivators Profile: Executive Summary

The Workplace Motivators (WPMOT) model groups six (6) core motivators (also called attitudes, drivers or values) found universally in all people on earth, which people can then use as a shared language (or set of terms) to better relate and communicate with each other, both at work and at home.

Sep 19, 2012

Topics: Motivators & Drivers- DISC Profile

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The 6 Values that Shaped the World

 


Since humans first came together to form civilisations, people have developed interests in distinctive areas of life. Commerce gave rise to merchants who saw the power in trade; the emergence of furniture, clothing and jewellery gave rise to artisans who saw the value in crafting things of beauty; healers saw a greater purpose in helping the sick; priests in the divine.

Sep 14, 2012

Topics: Motivators & Drivers

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Why 80 Percent of Australians Are Not Engaged

 


In one of the most publicised business surveys of 2008, the Gallup Organization found that over 80% of the Australian workforce was not engaged, and that the cost of "employee disengagement" to the Australian economy was… wait for it… around AUS$30 billion per annum.

Aug 15, 2012

Topics: Psychology- Motivators & Drivers- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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The Most Magnificent Motivators

For a long time it was believed that if you wanted to have more satisfied, motivated workers, then the only thing you had to do was pay higher wages. Herzberg’s Motivation-Hygiene Theory (1959) head kicked this notion by being first to suggest something that would turn out to be fundamental to employee engagement and has been taught in universities ever since.

Oct 20, 2011

Topics: Psychology- Employee Engagement- Motivators & Drivers

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Layers of Performance (Layer 7: Motivators)

 


This is part of the Layers of Performance framework: Click Here to read the introduction.

Jul 7, 2011

Topics: Psychology- Motivators & Drivers- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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