Susan Fowler: Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work

You’ll find out about these topics in my Smart Talk Episode 094 conversation.

An example of motivation for others.

These are the three main psychological needs that all of us need to thrive and flourish.

Here’s an example of how the science behind meeting our psychological needs at work can be applied.

Motivational techniques that are popular and ineffective.

Why it is important to not confuse personalized feedback and expressions of gratitude.

What is the difference between personal feedback and expressions of gratitude?

Pure informational feedback is a powerful tool.

How to align your feedback and agree-upon goals at work and home.

How to change the quality of your motivational experience in order to help others.

Our most common beliefs and values can undermine our leadership abilities.

Motivation Doesn’t Work

Susan Fowler educates leaders on motivation best practices based on solid science communicated through compelling storytelling, case studies, and real-life examples. Through her writing, speaking, consulting, training, and coaching, Susan is dedicated to providing leaders around the globe with a cutting-edge framework, dynamic model, and pragmatic course of action. She helps leaders to shape workplaces where people flourish while at the same time producing sustainable results.

Susan Fowler. Susan has 35 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and coach in over 30 countries around the globe in the field of self leadership. She is Senior Consulting Partner at The Ken Blanchard Companies, and a professor in the Master of Science in Executive Leadership program at the University of San Diego.

If you want a practical yet honorable way to achieve and sustain results that also brings out the best in people, then I recommend her book,

Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work . . . and What Does: The New Science of Leading, Energizing, and Engaging

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