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Applause – A Motivation

“A little sound of applause makes a magical difference then a thousand rupee note”. Motivation is a kind positive push, to a person to proceed further to achieve his wants and desire. In early 80’s and 90’s the term Motivation … Continue reading

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Student Motivation

Student motivation refers to a student’s interest, desire, compulsion, and need to participate in and be successful in the learning process. It is generally accepted that student motivation plays a key role in academic learning. Highly motivated students actively engage … Continue reading

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Two-Factor Motivation of Direct Support Professionals

Motivation of Direct Support Professionals (DSP’s) can be a daunting task. To examine ways to motivate DSP’s we can consider the two-factor theory. The psychologist Frederick Herzberg studied and theorized the motivational theory or the two-factor theory. The Motivational Theory … Continue reading

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Hypothalamus – Role in Motivation and Behaviour

“Behaviour is ultimately the product of the brain, the most mysterious organ of them all.” Ian Tattersall (from Becoming Human.Evolution and Human Uniqueness, 1998) The question of why we are motivated to certain behaviours is perhaps one of the most … Continue reading

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Engagement Versus Motivation

Some experts advocate employee engagement, others are strong believers in motivational strategies. But one does not necessarily exclude the other. There can be circumstances where even an engaged employee can use some extra motivation. Having an overall engaged team should … Continue reading

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Speaking for Motivation: Top Traits of Successful Motivational Speakers

This article will do 2 things for you: 1. Briefly talk about some common (but pretty funny) stereotypes of motivational speakers. We’ll take a look at a few real-life examples from the huge variety of motivational speakers on the circuit … Continue reading

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Motivation – Starting Is the Hardest Part

Most people on this earth struggle with motivation, maybe even on a daily basis. Sometimes we just don’t have the energy. Sometimes tasks seem overwhelming. Sometimes we tell ourselves that we can postpone doing the things we need to do- … Continue reading

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Define Motivation

Motivation can be defined in a number of ways. Generally, it is defined as a driving force that initiates and directs behavior. In other words, motivation is a kind of internal energy which drives a person to do something in … Continue reading

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What Should an Adult Figure Skater Do to Recover Their Motivation and Passion?

In a previous article, I discussed what to do when you stop making improvement or just have one of those days when nothing seems to be working. So what should an adult figure skater do on a day like this? … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship Motivation

Wherever you go and whatever you do, nobody can deny that motivation always has a direct impact on a person’s overall productivity. Similarly like any other human being, entrepreneurs can succumb to the evil of procrastination and laziness even if … Continue reading

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