Motivation & Personality Type
People often think that others are motivated by the same things they are. The fact is, individual motivations vary and those in leadership roles benefit from understanding what their employees value in their jobs. Everything from project performance to retention can be improved by identifying the different personality types you work with and what each type is motivated by (beyond the paycheck).
Objectivity VS Subjectivity
Promotions are validating and rewarding but if you’re not objective with your colleagues your relationships can suffer. When we get caught up in subjective communication patterns we may label, prejudge, play favorites, or be generally inconsistent. Objectivity is based on the observable which keeps emotions from running wild so your views will be consistent, fair, and away from that water cooler.
We will face many challenges that test our resolve, but acting impulsively will often create setbacks of one kind or another. Ultimately, we want to find a productive outcome, so before we do or say something we can’t take back, consider some of the following actions to decompress and gain perspective.