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How to Motivate People, 2nd Edition by Patrick Forsyth

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4

The positive side of the balance

While there are plenty of potential negative areas to be avoided, and allowing even seemingly simple factors to dilute motivational feeling is a real danger, there is no lack of positive factors that can be used to actively boost good feelings. As in the last chapter we will use the list of headings originated by Hertzberg, commenting on each in turn to see how they act and how they can be used in a practical sense.

Achievement

Everyone gets a kick from achieving something. I was pleased to finish writing the last chapter and press ‘Save’ (and look forward to finishing this one). There may be very many such small, private satisfactions during your own day’s work. There will also be much greater factors (I ...

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