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Motivation Theories and Professional Service Firms

Professional firms are finding it difficult to retain their talent. Is there anything they can do to motivate staff? Here’s a look at what we can learn about motivating talented people. Personality, abilities and experience are all relevant indicators to … Continue reading

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Research Findings on What Motivates (and Demotivates) Lawyers

I’ve asked more than a thousand lawyers over the last ten years what motivates them at work. I’ve asked lawyers across Europe, Asia and the Americas. I’ve asked lawyers in big firms and small firms. The results are somewhat consistent … Continue reading

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How to Motivate Your Team Members?

We tend to think that our work colleagues are similar to us – that what motivates and demotivates us, is the same for our colleagues. If we do think that, I’m afraid we are seriously misguided! I’ve asked hundreds of … Continue reading

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How Managers Can Get the Best Out of Others – Using SCARF

Neuroscientists are making progress in understanding what makes us tick. Apparently we are deeply motivated in our subconscious to maximise reward and minimise threats or dangers. Makes sense to me! According to Dr David Rock, the five key dimensions to … Continue reading

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