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100 Ways to Motivate Others

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Steve Chandler’s coaching has had a tremendous impact in my life. He was vital to my personal transformation from a man of ideas and dreams to a person of action and reality. Radames Soto, former managing director, The Wall Street Journal Steve Chandler lights you up with the glow of his internal neon what he proposes is so rock solid and reassuring. Lisa Schnebly, The Arizona Republic The world of leadership has changed dramatically since 100 Ways to Motivate Others was written, and now Chandler and Richardson have revised and refreshed their organizational classic to meet the times.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. Acknowledgements
  6. Contents
  7. Introduction to the Third Edition
  8. 1 Know Where Motivation Comes From
  9. 2 Teach Self-Discipline
  10. 3 Tune in Before You Turn on
  11. 4 Be the Cause, Not the Effect
  12. 5 Stop Criticizing Upper Management
  13. 6 Do the One Thing
  14. 7 Keep Giving Feedback
  15. 8 Get Input From Your People
  16. 9 Accelerate Change
  17. 10 Know Your Owners and Victims
  18. 11 Lead From the Front
  19. 12 Preach the Role of Thought
  20. 13 Tell the Truth Quickly
  21. 14 Don’t Confuse Stressing With Caring
  22. 15 Manage Your Own Superiors
  23. 16 Put Your Hose Away
  24. 17 Get the Picture
  25. 18 Manage Agreements, Not People
  26. 19 Focus on the Result, Not the Excuse
  27. 20 Coach the Outcome
  28. 21 Create a Game
  29. 22 Know Your Purpose
  30. 23 See What’s Possible
  31. 24 Enjoy the ART of Confrontation
  32. 25 Feed Your Healthy Ego
  33. 26 Hire the Motivated
  34. 27 Stop Talking
  35. 28 Refuse to Buy Their Limitation
  36. 29 Play Both Good Cop and Bad Cop
  37. 30 Don’t Go Crazy
  38. 31 Stop Cuddling Up
  39. 32 Do the Worst First
  40. 33 Learn to Experiment
  41. 34 Communicate Consciously
  42. 35 Score the Performance
  43. 36 Manage the Fundamentals First
  44. 37 Motivate by Doing
  45. 38 Know Your People’s Strengths
  46. 39 Debate Yourself
  47. 40 Lead With Language
  48. 41 Use Positive Reinforcement
  49. 42 Teach Your People “No” Power
  50. 43 Think Friendly Customer Thoughts
  51. 44 Best Time? Biggest Challenge
  52. 45 Use Minutes Well
  53. 46 Know What You Want to Grow
  54. 47 Soften Your Heart
  55. 48 Coach Your People to Complete
  56. 49 Do the Math on Your Approach
  57. 50 Count Yourself in
  58. 51 First, Just Relax
  59. 52 Don’t Throw the Quit Switch
  60. 53 Lead With Enthusiasm
  61. 54 Encourage Concentration
  62. 55 Inspire Inner Stability
  63. 56 Give Up Being Right
  64. 57 Wake Yourself Up
  65. 58 Always Show Them
  66. 59 Focus Like a Camera
  67. 60 Think of Managing as Easy
  68. 61 Cultivate the Power of Reassurance
  69. 62 Phase Out Disagreement
  70. 63 Keep Learning
  71. 64 Learn What Leadership Is Not
  72. 65 Hear Your People Out
  73. 66 Play It Lightly
  74. 67 Keep All Your Smallest Promises
  75. 68 Give Power to the Other Person
  76. 69 Don’t Forget to Breathe
  77. 70 Know You’ve Got the Time
  78. 71 Use the Power of Deadlines
  79. 72 Translate Worry Into Concern
  80. 73 Let Your Mind Rule Your Heart
  81. 74 Build a Culture of Acknowledgment
  82. 75 Seize Responsibility
  83. 76 Get Some Coaching Yourself
  84. 77 Make It Happen Today
  85. 78 Learn the Inner Thing
  86. 79 Forget About Failure
  87. 80 Follow Consulting With Action
  88. 81 Create a Vision
  89. 82 Stop Looking Over Your Shoulder
  90. 83 Lead by Selling
  91. 84 Hold on to Principle
  92. 85 Create Your Relationships
  93. 86 Don’t Be Afraid to Make Requests
  94. 87 Don’t Change Yourself
  95. 88 Pump Up Your E-mails
  96. 89 Stop Pushing
  97. 90 Become Conscious
  98. 91 Come From the Future
  99. 92 Teach Them to Teach Themselves
  100. 93 Stop Apologizing for Change
  101. 94 Let People Find It
  102. 95 Be a Ruthless Optimist
  103. 96 Pay Attention
  104. 97 Create a Routine
  105. 98 Deliver the Reward
  106. 99 Slow Down
  107. 100 Decide to Be Great
  108. 101 Show Your People the “Want to”
  109. 102 Learn to Encourage Testing
  110. 103 Teach the Love of Challenge
  111. 104 Learn How to Help a Pessimist
  112. 105 Switch to Enthusiasm
  113. 106 See Your People as Perfect
  114. 107 Learn to Master Problem-Solving
  115. 108 Welcome Every Circumstance
  116. 109 Do What’s Required
  117. 110 Transformation, Not Information
  118. Bibliography
  119. Index
  120. About the Authors