In this podcast I discuss the emotional intelligence skill of internal motivation. Intrinsic motivation is a deep drive or desire to do the right things for the right reasons. This is the opposite of extrinsic motivation, which is nothing more than a desire to avoid punishment or a yearning to gain a reward such as recognition, success, influence, or money.
If there’s one thing that most everyone in leadership can agree upon, it’s that employee engagement is important. We all want businesses that are thriving and that isn’t going to happen if our employees are apathetic and disengaged. So, how do we avoid employee disengagement, and how do we fix it when it happens?