As a leader, you cannot motivate anyone. What you can do is cultivate a workplace where it is more likely for someone to experience optimal motivation.
Optimal motivation means having the positive energy, vitality, and sense of well-being required to sustain the pursuit and achievement of meaningful goals while flourishing. Optimal motivation is the result of satisfying three basic psychological needs that lie at the heart of every human being’s ability to thrive: autonomy, relatedness, and competence.
Author: Susan Fowler
Subjects: Leadership, Management, Organizational Behavior