Thursday, August 11, 2005

Quit Wasting Time on People that Need to Be Motivated

Jim Collins (Good to Great and Built to Last) says that spending time trying to motivate people / manage people, is a waste of time. The key, he believes, is finding people who are self-motivated, and then creating a climate in which you don't do stupid things to demotivate already self-motivated people.

The core of his message:

"The need to motivate people melts away when you start with the right people."

Check out Anthony's Behavioral Interviewing for Dummies to help you get kick-started on finding the "right people."

Click here for 57 seconds of Collins talking about the need to find self-motivated people.

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