The Five Rs of Motivation

The Five Rs of Motivation

Video Dec 16, 2011

Being able to motivate personnel is a skill leaders must acquire like any other, asserts educator Tim Holman. Embracing the five Rs of motivation is critical to motivating your staff: Reason, Respect, Responsibility, Reward and Recognition.

It seems that every organization has a vision statement. As a speaker, when visiting groups of leaders, I often ask: “Who has a vision statement for their organization?” A flurry of hands usually go up. However, the next question stuns the room: “Who can come up here and recite it for me?” As you can imagine, not many volunteer for that request.

Employees are the most valuable asset in any EMS agency, but many agencies struggle with engaging this asset into a high-performance work team. A special webinar from the Academy of International Mobile Healthcare Integration (AIMHI) and FirstWatch will look at “Achieving High-Value People.”

The latest Landesman’s guide reflects new information and current threats

With every disaster and large-scale emergency, public health and disaster-management leaders absorb lessons and improve their capabilities for next time. A new publication from the American Public Health Association (APHA) offers a comprehensive overview of the roles and responsibilities of public health in managing disasters.

We’ve heard for years that communication is the cornerstone of becoming a successful leader. We’re assured that strong communication skills can help us motivate, inspire and create passion within our workforce. While the art of communication is certainly a vital tool, it’s actually the element of effective listening that’s the secret to leadership success.

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