Overview

An essential personal development tool is the ability to tap into and boost one’s own levels of motivation within the workplace, which can sometimes be more challenging during times of high pressure and stress. This course is designed for managers or individual contributors who wish to manage their own levels of motivation and engagement, particularly useful for those working from home or as part of a remote team. It will provide insights into what blocks our ability to be motivated and engaged and how to proactively manage ourselves and others to increase motivation and productivity levels.

Course content to include…

  • Definition of motivation and how people can differ in what motivates them
  • How to identify and overcome 3 core factors that can negatively impact motivation levels
  • A review of Dan Pink’s research into what drives us and the need for Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose
  • The difference between intrinsic vs extrinsic motivators in and out of work
  • Extrinsic drivers and the detrimental impact they can have on high value tasks
  • How to recognise and fulfill Maslow’s hierarchy of needs in the modern world
  • Deci’s 3 drivers of self-determination theory and how to create a work environment to support them
  • Herzberg’s 2-factor theory, the definition of values and their link to intrinsic motivation
  • A strategy to elicit work-based individual motivational drivers in self and others
  • Linking drivers to tasks to increase engagement levels
  • The wheel of life and the impact of work/life balance on performance
  • Goal setting strategy to sustain long-term motivation

By the end of the course learners will be able to…

  • Recognise that motivation levels are within our control
  • Overcome motivational blockers
  • Elicit individual motivational drivers & link them to successful task completion

 “Thank you for a great session. It was so interesting to reflect on these theories and see them brought to life in the real-world. The piece on goal setting also made me feel a renewed sense of optimism and direction.”