Archive for July 17th, 2011

Thoughts About Controlling People

coaching 4The harder we try to control an individual, to make him perform or “fit a mold,” the more likely he is to rebel. Each individual wants to have his own identity, regardless of what we want him to be. For this reason, it is important to understand human behaviour and what motivates people.

We can encourage people to become 100% more influential in their lives by:

  • affirming people’s capabilities, significance and personal resourcefulness
  • proomoting closeness and trust
  • enhancing their self-esteem
  • helping them build their self-confidence

This may be the opposite of what happens in the workplace, but it is the direction in which we must move in order to have an empowed quality work team.

Anytime you can turn a liability into an assess you have a 200% gain!