POSITIVE Change Motivators

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POSITIVE Change Motivators
Gary D Messner, Student (MBA), United States, Member
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....Sign up

Pain is a Major Change Motivator
Steven Loh, China, Member
One of the greatest motivators of change that normally result in mass revolution is pain caused by scarcity. Whether the scarcity of food, (a h...Sign up

Uncertainty is also a Change Motivator
Eddy Tukamushaba, Business School Marketer, Uganda, Member
I seem to agree with Steven Loh. The argument he advances is right now sweeping across most African countries and currently in my own country.
Wh...Sign up

Many Motivators Needed
Teo Kok Jaan, Member
I agree with the argument by Eddy and Steven. However, most of the time, changing or revolution is subject to the external environment factors such as...Sign up

Changing Attitude is Hard
Mahajan s n
Generally the common person does not change immediately, due to his cultural background, social binding/pressure and customs.
If they get ...Sign up

Education is a Change Motivator
Maria Dioneda
I would like to add the importance of education in changing people's minds and behavior. Education allows us as human beings to go through a so...Sign up

3 Change Motivators
Bantwal Prabhu, Teacher, India, Member
Change motivation depends and works on three basic inputs:
- Genetics,
- Environment, and
- Education.
Today education seems to ha...Sign up

Positive Thinking Generates Positive Outcomes
franco scolari, Manager, Italy, Member
If a hungry man is an angry man it is also true that a man is lucky when he thinks to have luck! To pay attention to positive facts of the life...Sign up

Use Values to Motivate
Ranjeet Kumar Mishra, Student (MBA), India, Member
While motivation is an attempt to change a person's thinking or behavior, it means nothing if the person to which it is aimed has no interest i...Sign up

Suffering, Motivation, Volition and Love to Sacrifice
bishara dabit, Teacher, Israel, Member
Suffering is the source of change, motivation is the ignition for change, strong volition and love to sacrifice for others is com...Sign up

Leadership and MOTIVACTION
Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico, Member
The leader's task is to inspire motivaction in the followers (motives to action), pulling (vs the manager pushing way) the people to a t...Sign up

What Successful Motivators Should Know
Erdohegyi Gabor , Management Consultant, Hungary, Member
You can give advice only if the recipient wants to have it!
Only clear and strong (logical, emotional, financial, subsistence, career, eff...Sign up

'Twalk the Twalk'
Johnny Michael Tan, Management Consultant, Malaysia, Member
1. Walk the talk: role modeling
2. Walk the walk: reach out / communicate / listen
3. Talk the walk: discuss & celebrate 'small wins' / insp...Sign up

Michael D. Moore, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
I have read many theories on motivation and over a long career tried many techniques. In the end the only real and lasting motivation is "self-motivat...Sign up

The Best Option
Shital, India, Member
The need for change arises when someone feels there isn't any better option to get things according their set behaviour patterns. The thing is people ...Sign up

Personality Types and Behaviour
Eddy Tukamushaba, Business School Marketer, Uganda, Member
I have of recent been interested in the Being theory in destination branding research and along the way, I know that human beings have two primary ...Sign up

4 Dimensions of Change
Eric Buining, Consultant, Netherlands, Member
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Changing Behavior and TPB
DD Chhaya, Coach, India, Member
This theory appears to be the basis of the twin books by Thomas R. Krause entitled 'The Behavior-Based Safety Process: Managing Involvement for an Inj...Sign up

elwathig Mohammed Mahmoud, Sudan, Member
If you want to motivate people there are many ways to achieve this like giving money, appreciating... The question is which method is the best? Which ...Sign up

Changing our Behaviour is Good
MOHAMMAD FARIS, Turnaround Manager, Malaysia, Member
It is good to change our behaviour
It is great if we change and succeed
It is not a disaster if we try to change and fail
At least we t...Sign up

Direct and Inverse Problem
Alexander N. Raikov, Director, Russian Federation, Member
Showing the patient the path to success is an ill-posed (inverse) problem. Its difficult to find the solution of an inverse problem.
In this c...Sign up

Andrea Kelly
I think that inspiration can change the philosophy of an individual as worldviews are embedded and are part of a person's character. Light has ...Sign up

Can Stiphout, Management Consultant, Member
"Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly" - Stephen R. Covey....Sign up

Arif ur Rehman, Professor, Pakistan, Member
@Can Stiphout. That 'fire from within' of Covey would only be ignited in the subject, when the 'tutor' him/herself creates the environment - of justic...Sign up

3 Motivational Factors for Cognitive Workers
Eric Buining, Consultant, Netherlands, Member
Studies have shown that cognitive workers mainly have the following three motivational factors:
- Autonomy
- MasterySign up

Behavior = Tip of the Iceberg...
Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal, Member
Behavior could be just the tip of an iceberg. Beneath could be layers of beliefs, religion, upbringing, peers and many more. An attempt for behavio...Sign up

Tip of the Iceberg
Michael D. Moore, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
I think Dilip is right on point. People are complicated and made up of many layers. We need to peel back the onion skin through trust and relat...Sign up

Environment is also a (Positive) Change Motivator
Seeburuth, Dhananjay, Mauritius, Member
One factor that drives change is the environment you are living in.
For example, many professionals immigrate to Canada. But they cannot p...Sign up

Environment as Change Motivator
Michael D. Moore, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
@Seeburuth's comment, a change of the magnitude of uprooting yourself and moving to Canada is a major life event. What is it about the "Canadian envir...Sign up

Change Motivator
prakash kumar gautam, Management Consultant, Nepal, Member
Motivation is the result of needs, the degree of his belief to get the needs fulfilled, and obviously the environment.
Needs are the primary sti...Sign up

Success and Motivation
Arif ur Rehman, Professor, Pakistan, Member
It is the conscious will to succeed that leads to success; the pulse, the heart, the intelligence and the soul then throb in unison and this pr...Sign up

Please Explain the 4 Dimensions of Change
thirunavukkarasu, Manager, India, Member
@Eric Buining: Very interesting, could you give a little more explanation please?...Sign up

Overcoming Resistance to Change
Juergen Kanz
@Eric Buining : Overcoming resistance to change - isn't it obvious?
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