April 2018
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Motivation Comes From the Heart

Monday, April 2, 2018

Leaders need to demonstrate compassion and interest in employees to spur them toward meaningful work.

In making rounds to various departments, a new chief executive offered support and encouragement for moving forward, then briefly entertained questions. A new employee asked, “What is your thinking about employee motivation?”


The CEO’s reply was rhetorical: “Shouldn’t each employee be self-motivated?” His response received a sea of agreeable nods to a decades-o

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