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Motivation for Engaging Leadership

Applying motivational theories and approaches for engaging leadership

In this course, we take a look at the main motivational theories and interpret them from the point of view of being an engaging leader. For example, applying Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs in its original format will not be engaging for many employeesas it is a useful but, ultimately, simplistic motivation model.

Motivating people in the workplace is more complex than simply applying a five-tiered model where a person needs to satisfy each level before moving to the next. For example, if Maslow is accurate, why would someone leave the security of a paid job to start a new business? Why would a person on basic wage decide to pursue a qualification, diverting some of their much needed income to achieve this?

By the end of this course, particpants will be able to apply motivational techniques and theories in their workplace to build high performing teams. You will achieve this by:

  • Understanding how each main theory can be applied in an engaging manner
  • Knowing your individual team members and identifying their personal motivational needs
  • Understanding that a 'one size' approach does not fit all
  • Being able to interpret the various motivational theories in order to engage your team and drive productivity
  • Understanding the dynamics between the workplace and the people that work within it


Your Instructor


Nigel McPolin
Nigel McPolin

Nigel is the Founder of etimes2 ltd. He is an Organisational Psychologist with over 23 years international experience developing engaging leaders in the Private, Public and Not-for-Profit sectors.

Away from business, he is the proud father of four beautiful daughters and loves spending family time in the great outdoors (with Indy, our Labrador padding along as well, of course!)


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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