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How To Motivate People Without The Jedi Mind Tricks

“…to motivate someone to bring their best performance to a task, remember these 3 things –
If people feel you value their goals, they’ll be motivated to help you with yours.
Asking questions is the key to understanding someone’s needs and goals.
The more you tailor your words and actions to their needs and goals, the more influence you have.”

Tim on safari in S. Africa - observing sleeping lion

BY ALL MEANS, KEEP WASTING YOUR TIME!

Je ne parle pas anglais. Lost and alone in the Gare du Nord, this was the rude bark I got every time I asked an attendant for help. I’d flown into Paris a week earlier and even managed to find my way into the city center. Despite a city-wide transport str ...