People are the most important asset in any business today. It is through great people that great results are achieved. To ensure that your business is as efficient as possible, as a manager you need to be able to motivate and draw out the best from others, which can be a difficult task in times of corporate change or personal uncertainty.
- Effective Motivation is a practical guide to developing this key leadership skill. Written by John Adair, Britain’s foremost expert on leadership training, this book will help you to:
- Understand what motivates you and your staff
- Develop awareness of how you can increase energy and motivation, in yourself and others, in order to achieve your goals
- Grow as a leader by putting your motivational skills into practice
Based on scientifically proven motivational methods, and presented in a clear, easy-to-use style, Effective Motivation will tell you everything you need to know to enable you and your team to perform to the best of your abilities and be as energetic and dynamic as you can be.
About the Author
John Adair is an international leadership consultant to a wide variety of organizations in business, government, the voluntary sector, education and health, and has been named as one of the forty people worldwide who have contributed most to the development of management thought and practice.
Educated at St Paul’s School, John Adair has enjoyed a varied and colourful career. He served in the Arab Legion, worked as a deckhand on an Artic trawler and had a spell as an orderly in a hospital operating theatre. After Cambridge he became Senior Lecturer in Military History and Leadership Training Adviser at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, before becoming Director of Studies at St George’s House in Windsor Castle and then Assistant Director of the Industrial Society. Later he became the world’s first professor in Leadership Studies at the University of Surrey. He has written over forty books on leadership, management and history, which have been translated into many languages.
John Adair is married with three children. He lives near Guildford in Surrey.
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