The Key to Motivating Others

Don’t screw this up.

If you can’t decide, let me know and I can help.

You’re always late. 

The key to motivating another person is to give them a reputation to live up to – not to live down.

Remember when you did this for me in record time a year ago?

You always exceed my expectations.

I thought about this and decided that of everyone I could have asked, you’re the person to get the job done.

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  1. Hi Jerry,

    I love your stuff and I’m a big fan so this is more a “correction” than anything else. One of the biggest myths in business and life is that we can motivate others. We can’t! We can only provide something (reward, behavior, modeling, etc.) that they use to motivate themselves. It’s a HUGE difference. We wrote a blog on this that might help readers of your newsletter. It’s here: http://www.btmgmt.net/?s=motivate+me+please

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