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Motivating

Remove 'Can't' from Your Vocabulary

Ken Budd | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ken Budd

The impasse resulted from the politics of can't -- we can't compromise, we can't negotiate, we can't stop showing the nation (and the world) that we're inept.

How To Actually Have Influence

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

If you want to become good at influencing others, then you simply need to learn how. It's not magic, and it's certainly not innate. It may sometimes feel innate, but that's because people are often able to pick up on effective strategies implicitly, through experience and observation.

Bored? Uninspired? 6 Quick Fixes

Holly Sidell | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

Changing our state really isn't that hard. It's just that we've been programmed to reach for immediate gratification, for some sort of "medicine" to cover our discomfort, to reach for something external to fix us quickly, to lift us up. But all it takes is a different choice.

How To Motivate Others

Steven Reiss, Ph.D. | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Steven Reiss, Ph.D.

We are learning that people are motivated to assert their values. So if you want to motivate someone -- a loved one, a student, or employees -- you would be wise to focus on what they care about.