As leaders we all want our team members to become rock stars. But how exactly do we motivate them to give their best at work?

Unfortunately we all to often look for the answers in the wrong places when we think about pay increases and other forms of extrinsic recognition.

Instead, what we first need to do is to better understand the psychology of motivation and I know of no better tool for this than the good old "Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs".

In this video I'll help you understand the two different types of motivation and what you can do to have a team that will want to go anywhere with you.

Would love to hear what you think in the comments below!

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Business Agility Coach | Abundance Thinker | Helping Mid-Market Companies Evolve by Using the Kanban Methodology - As trained Industrial Engineer with close on 25 years' experience as IT Professional and Business Executive in the mid-market IT industry, Mathias Tölken loves to share his experiences and expertise with others.