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 you’re involved in running a business, you know there are challenges. You’ve probably handled your fair share, but sometimes it can be difficult to determine how to resolve certain challenges, and in some cases, it might be necessary to bring in outside help. I’ve worked with 100’s of companies over the last 10 years, and I’ve worked with all different sized companies at different levels of various industries experience similar challenges. Now, the way the challenges manifest may be different, and we understand that the problem is unique for every company and should be treated as such. I know that locating the origination of these challenges and starting any resolution process from that point, is a key to helping my clients transform.
At RedRock Leadership, our training is grounded in the competencies of emotional intelligence. We believe that it’s the best way to help individuals overcome the challenges keeping them from accomplishing their goals, but some people we work with have never heard of emotional intelligence. So, what is it and why do we find it so valuable? Keep reading…
Being a leader does not happen by accident. It is what occurs as you choose how to deal with the people around you. Each moment provides you the opportunity to make critical decisions and work toward victory by expanding your vision, stretching out to accomplish your goals, and assuming full responsibility for living, growing, and contributing. This is where wanna-be-leaders continuously fall short.