Inspire your team to greatness
Are you leading a team or a member of one that isn’t firing on all cylinders? Do team members sometimes seem demotivated or disengaged? Whether you’re leading or part of a team that needs a kick start, there’s some simple things that you can do to make a big difference.
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.
Help colleagues motivate themselves
Whether you’re a leader or not, it’s worth realising just how much opportunity you have to contribute to the motivation of others around you. This kitbag will enable you to […]
Feel in control in a changing world
Feeling in control is vitally important for most people. If you feel in control, you’ll be confident that you can cope, perform and deliver a good performance. If not, these […]
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.
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.
The drive for discipline
Chris Shambrook psychologist talks to Helen Glover MBE about her motivation, discipline and the impact other people had on her drive to succeed.
Experience and Motivation - a heady mix?
There’s an interesting performance journey we go on in motivational terms when we develop from novice to expert and it’s worth thinking about how we can seek to balance the combination of motivation and experience over time.
The Power of Connection
We recently published a blog on choosing your ‘battle’ mentality to challenge and adversity – based on some work we’d been doing with GM Holden in Australia. So we’re delighted that it’s prompted this weeks guest blog from Ashley Winnett, Executive Director of Human Resources at GM Holden.
Continuous improvement – what are YOU doing?
There’s a lot of airtime given to ‘continuous improvement’ in the workplace. For us, improvement is an attitude and a set of behaviours. In the workplace, our approach to learning, […]
Are you using your Battle Mentality?
I’m writing this from Melbourne Airport, en route back home to the UK after a great couple of weeks working with some of our Australian customers. Airports make me reflect – they represent endings and beginnings, so it seems like the perfect time to put pen to paper.
How to channel childhood heroes to inspire goals that deliver
Our blog star this week is AXA Senior HR business partner Ben Andrews, a previous customer of ours who is on his quest to emulate a boyhood hero and discover something about himself along the way! Ben’s hero was Rocky Balboa; the grit, determination, dedication, pain and triumph...fist thrust defiantly in the air, theme tune ringing in his ears, young Ben was inspired.