You may be using language that limits performance.
This book shatters a myth…
one you probably don’t even know exists.
That myth is that compliments, praise, and appreciation motivate people.
Contrary to what you have been led to believe these communication tools are an extremely unreliable way to improving people’s performance and results.
Fortunately there is something that works far better than compliments, praise, and appreciation and it works everywhere: from parenting to the boardroom, from leadership to friendship, from coaching to relationships..
Acknowledgement is the cure for underperformance, lack of self-confidence and ineffective motivation techniques.
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RAVE REVIEWS FOR THE MOTIVATION MYTH
The Motivation Myth is a winner!
This book gave me a new level of awareness regarding how to motivate my kids, family, friends, colleagues, etc. Great information!
I used to love giving out compliments and praise. I was often bewildered by the response I got from people I genuinely cared about. Some felt manipulated and judged even when I was offering them what I thought was hart felt appreciation. This book brings to light what was happening in these situations and offers an easy, gentle, solution free of any judgments that often get interpreted as negative. I have never read about or heard anything like it before. I found acknowledgment to be easy and fun to do with everyone from over worked store employees to long term clients. I no longer feel awkward in conversations fishing about in my memory looking for what I hope is the right complement for the right situation. I found also that it has worked particularly well on myself! It is a great way to change your internal dialog toward thinking positively about yourself. I now look forward to doing the little tasks that I used to find irritating to the important business calls I make. This book is clear, to the point, and easy to read.
In 35+ combined years of experience working with people in all sorts of environments we have not seen anything else that can create self-confidence, improve performance and catalyze people into inspired action the way that acknowledgement can. Simply put, acknowledgement is the language of results!