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Gary D Messner, Student (MBA), United States
Attempting to change behavior based solely on information will not work. Many doctors try and fail to get their patients to make life-style changes (heart attack as example) solely on the facts and probability of death. The unmotivated patient dies of avoidable disease related to life-style choices. Alternatively, a doctor could stress and focus on positive alternatives to improve health and life expectancy, gaining the interest and cooperation of the patient. Showing the patient the path to success versus focusing on the consequences will have a higher probability of behavioral change that lasts. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Steven Loh, China

Pain is a Major Change Motivator

One of the greatest motivators of change that normally result in mass revolution is pain caused by scarcity. Whether the scarcity of food, (a hungry man is an angry man), a scarcity of freedom (where man are created for) and a scarcity of knowledge (dryness of the soul).
The course of history show that it is hard to effect change when people are living in peace, where a status quo has set in.
Basically, change must start with a real heartfelt need of moving away from the current situation. The heart of the matter is the matter of the heart.

  Eddy Tukamushaba

Uncertainty is also a Change Motivator

I seem to agree with Steven Loh. The argument he a (...)

  Teo Kok Jaan

Many Motivators Needed

I agree with the argument by Eddy and Steven. Howe (...)

  Mahajan s n

Changing Attitude is Hard

Generally the common person does not change immedi (...)

  Maria Dioneda

Education is a Change Motivator

I would like to add the importance of education in (...)

  Bantwal Prabhu, Teacher, India

3 Change Motivators

Change motivation depends and works on three basic (...)

  franco scolari, Manager, Italy

Positive Thinking Generates Positive Outcomes

If a hungry man is an angry man it is also true th (...)

  Ranjeet Kumar Mishra, Student (MBA), India

Use Values to Motivate

While motivation is an attempt to change a person' (...)

  bishara dabit, Teacher, Israel

Suffering, Motivation, Volition and Love to Sacrifice

Suffering is the source of change, motivation is t (...)

  Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico

Leadership and MOTIVACTION

The leader's task is to inspire motivaction in the (...)

  Erdohegyi Gabor , Management Consultant, Hungary

What Successful Motivators Should Know

You can give advice only if the recipient wants to (...)

  Johnny Michael Tan, Management Consultant, Malaysia

'Twalk the Twalk'

1. Walk the talk: role modeling 2. Walk the walk: (...)

  Michael D. Moore, Entrepreneur, United States


I have read many theories on motivation and over a (...)

  Shital, India

The Best Option

The need for change arises when someone feels ther (...)

  Eddy Tukamushaba

Personality Types and Behaviour

I have of recent been interested in the Being theo (...)

  Eric Buining, Consultant, Netherlands

4 Dimensions of Change

Actually, change involves 4 dimensions (Eliyahu M. (...)

  DD Chhaya, Coach, India

Changing Behavior and TPB

This theory appears to be the basis of the twin bo (...)

  elwathig Mohammed Mahmoud, Sudan


If you want to motivate people there are many ways (...)

  MOHAMMAD FARIS, Turnaround Manager, Malaysia

Changing our Behaviour is Good

It is good to change our behaviour It is great if (...)

  Alexander N. Raikov, Director, Russian Federation

Direct and Inverse Problem

Showing the patient the path to success is an il (...)

  Andrea Kelly


I think that inspiration can change the philosophy (...)

  Can Stiphout, Management Consultant


"Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else (...)

  Arif ur Rehman, Professor, Pakistan


@Can Stiphout. That 'fire from within' of Covey wo (...)

  Eric Buining, Consultant, Netherlands

3 Motivational Factors for Cognitive Workers

Studies have shown that cognitive workers mainly h (...)

  Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal

Behavior = Tip of the Iceberg...

Behavior could be just the tip of an iceberg. Bene (...)

  Michael D. Moore, Entrepreneur, United States

Tip of the Iceberg

I think Dilip is right on point. People are compli (...)

  Seeburuth, Dhananjay, Mauritius

Environment is also a (Positive) Change Motivator

One factor that drives change is the environment y (...)

  Michael D. Moore, Entrepreneur, United States

Environment as Change Motivator

@Seeburuth's comment, a change of the magnitude of (...)

  prakash kumar gautam, Management Consultant, Nepal

Change Motivator

Motivation is the result of needs, the degree of h (...)

  Arif ur Rehman, Professor, Pakistan

Success and Motivation

It is the conscious will to succeed that leads to (...)

  thirunavukkarasu, Manager, India

Please Explain the 4 Dimensions of Change

@: Very interesting, could you give a little more (...)

  Juergen Kanz

Overcoming Resistance to Change

@ : Overcoming resistance to change - isn't it obv (...)

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