Zero hours contracts – a dark place for motivation
All the talk of zero hours contracts during the election campaign focused on the two predictable sides of the debate. Businesses need them so they can remain flexible and competitive in uncertain times (though it’s unclear when business will think times are certain and that even if they did, whether they’d then stop using them).
Take charge of your motivation
You’re in charge of your motivation. The context, people and situation will affect your motivation, but there’s much you can do to make sure you’re as motivated as you can […]
Get to grips with motivation
Motivation and performance. They’re happy – or unhappy – bedfellows. If you’re motivated, you’ll be performing well and delivering the goods. If you’re not motivated, chances are that you’re not […]
Why we do what we do
Ever wonder why we do what we do? Why something at work really excites and motivates you while others aren’t excited in the same way? Or why someone chooses to […]
Performance and motivation – they’re made to be together, like Laurel and Hardy. No motivation = poor performance, high motivation = you’re winning. Contrary to popular belief, you’re in control of your motivation.
Want to know how to improve your motivation so that you’re ready to perform? Watch this short but beautifully formed video for everything you need to know so that you’re fuelling […]
Get and stay connected
When it comes to keeping motivation levels high, being connected to a common goal and working with other people towards that goal is a key ingredient. Despite this being such an important concept, it’s one that’s far too often taken for granted.
I don’t want to be liked, I want to be connected
Great organisations never lose sight of their purpose. Everyone in those organisations knows they’re part of an effort to achieve something together that couldn’t be achieved alone. They also recruit […]
Being the strong link in the chain
. Being connected is all about being superbly united in terms of things like purpose, role clarity and mood in the camp so your team has the best chance of […]
You’ve got to get yourself connected…
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” For us, Margaret Mead’s quote is all about […]
Connectedness in teams
Want to know how to improve connectedness in your team? Watch this short but beautifully formed video for everything you need to know to help your team get better connected, every […]
Keeping motivated through tough times
Does your motivation get hit when things are tough? When conditions are challenging, changing or you’re feeling overloaded, does your motivation dip? If so, you’re not alone. The good news is that keeping focused, motivated and performing during challenging times is within your grasp.