Want to Increase Motivation? Step 1: Stop Crushing Spirits

Team leaders often think about ways they can increase motivation – but little thought goes into how they might be killing it.

We shouldn’t have to be told that people’s hearts and souls are not piñatas, and yet here we are. Duke psychology professor and behavioral economist Dan Ariely says when it comes to increasing motivation, there’s a precursor lesson many managers, teachers and parents miss: stop crushing spirits.

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