books about: motivating
Motivating the Middle: Fighting Apathy in College Student Organizations
If you're a college student leader and you're frustrated that you and a few others do all the work, you need to start "Motivating the Middle" in your organization. It's the concept that will set student leaders free. Stop focusing on the bottom third members, those who check out or cause problems, and start focusing on the "middle third members" who hate drama, care for your organization, and prefer to play a supporting role. Directing your ...
Motivating Your Man God's Way Discussion Book
Love and Respect Ministries Inc
This is book #2 of a two set book study. This is the discussion and application study discussion book to "Motivating Your Man God's Way: Discovering One Word that Energizes Him to Love". In book one you discovered your husband's code word. That single truth motivates your husband to serve you and even die for you. In this book, you are ready to apply this discovery. Dr. Eggerichs says: "As a wife you speak in code. You may not think so, ...
Motivating & Inspiring Teachers: The Educational Leader's Guide for Building Staff Morale
Like the best-selling first edition, this book is filled with strategies to motivate your staff and maintain a high level of energy at your school. This guide will help all educators approach work every day in an enthusiastic, focused, and positive state of mind. This book will help you: -Motivate your faculty with the Friday Focus--a staff memo that works! -Understand the power of praise and how to best utilize it every day -Make sure staff ...
Motivating Substance Abusers to Enter Treatment: Working with Family Members
Jane Ellen Smith PhD
Robert J. Meyers PhD
The Guilford Press
Filling a crucial need, this book presents Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT), a time- and cost-effective therapy program oriented to individuals who want to motivate a loved one to seek help. The authors' nonconfrontational approach teaches concerned significant others (CSOs) how to change their own behavior in order to reward sobriety, discourage substance use, and ultimately to help get the substance abuser into treatment. ...
Motivating the "What's In It For Me" Workforce: Manage Across the Generational Divide and Increase Profits
Advance praise for Motivating the "What's In It For Me?" Workforce "The information on leading and managing generations found in this book is invaluable to all executives today. The war for talent has become increasingly fierce. Attracting and retaining this talent is critical to a successful global company. This book is a masterful tool for developing the skills required for managing multigenerational teams. It is a must-have for executives at ...
Motivating and Retaining Online Students: Research-Based Strategies That Work
Rosemary M. Lehman
Simone C. O. Conceição
Finally, the first research-based book of sound strategies and best practices to help instructors motivate students to complete their online courses. Although studies support the effectiveness of learning online, students often fail to complete online courses. Some studies have found that as many as 50–70% drop out of their online courses or programs. Retention is not only a growing expectation and imperative, but it is also as opportunity ...
Motivating Students Who Don't Care: Successful Techniques for Educators
Motivating Students Who Don't Care is a comprehensive and practical guide for reconnecting with discouraged students and reawakening their excitement and enthusiasm for learning. With proven strategies from the classroom, this resource identifies five effective processes the reader can use to reawaken motivation in students who aren't prepared, don't care, and won't work. These processes include emphasizing effort, creating hope, respecting ...
Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School & in Life
Baruti K. Kafele
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Deve
One of the most vexing problems confronting educators today is the chronic achievement gap between black male students and their peers. In this inspiring and thought-provoking book, veteran educator Baruti K. Kafele offers a blueprint for lifting black males up and ensuring their success in the classroom and beyond. Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in Life offers proven strategies for getting black male students in middle ...
Motivating Students: 25 Strategies to Light the Fire of Engagement
Motivating Students: 25 Strategies to Light the Fire of Engagement is a practical, hands-on guide to help teachers get all students excited about learning. Authors Carolyn Chapman and Nicole Vagle realize the importance of motivation in the classroom and the repercussions when students are unmotivated and unengaged. Their motivational framework, five core areas to light the fire of engagement in every classroom, structures the chapters: build a ...
Motivating human service staff: Supervisory strategies for maximizing work effort and work enjoyment
Dennis H Reid
Marsha B Parsons
Habilitative Management Consultants, Inc.
This book presents practical strategies for motivating human service staff. Staff motivation is presented as a two-fold process for supervisors: (1) ensuring staff work proficiently and diligently and, (2) ensuring staff enjoy their work. Based on the authors' combined 65 years of supervisory experience and three decades of applied research on working with staff in human service agencies, tried and tested means of motivating staff are presented. ...
Motivating Underachievers Book and CD
Pieces of Learning
This edition is jammed with workable, practical strategies to manage and solve the problem of under-achievement in all learners. Strategies address self esteem, study skills, time management, organizational skills, test taking tips, intrinsic and extrinsic motivators, how to work with parents, and how to work within the school environment. Complements Becoming and Achiever. CD includes PDF forms and customizable WORD forms. WORD forms include: ...
Motivating Students to Learn
Jere E. Brophy
Written specifically for teachers, this book offers a wealth of research-based principles for motivating students to learn. Its focus on motivational principles rather than motivation theorists or theories leads naturally into discussion of specific classroom strategies. Throughout the book these principles and strategies are tied to the realities of contemporary schools (e.g., curriculum goals) and classrooms (e.g., student differences, ...
Motivating Yourself for Achievement (NetEffect Series)
Arthur H. Bell Ph.D.
Dayle M. Smith Ph.D.
Written in an interest-grabbing, person-to-person style, this brief, unique step-by-step guide/workbook explores both the classic and most recent theories and applications of human motivation, showing readers how to come to terms with personal motivators and use them for higher levels of achievement. Hands-on in approach, it combines assessment activities, narrative, and frequent opportunities for readers to enter their own thoughts, reactions, ...
Motivating Learning (Research and Resources in Language Teaching)
Motivation is a vital element in learning, and the most commonly cited explanation for success or failure in language learning. Jill Hadfield and Zoltán Dörnyei present a new theory of motivation centred around the notion of the "˜Ideal Future Language Self", arguing that if students have a rich and inspiring vision of themselves as successful future language learners and users, they will be motivated to work hard to actualise the vision and ...
Motivating People to Be Physically Active - 2nd Edition (Physical Activity Intervention Series)
Bess H. Marcus
Motivating People to Be Physically Active, Second Edition, translates research, theories, and concepts of behavioral science into a useful handbook for health professionals involved in the planning, development, implementation, or evaluation of physical activity promotion programs. The book describes proven methods for helping people overcome sedentary behavior and make physical activity a regular part of their lives. Based on the five-stage ...
The Big Book of Team-Motivating Games: Spirit-Building, Problem-Solving and Communication Games for Every ...
Teamwork can be fun! Games that improve team cooperation, communication, and spirit Did you know that games can: Raise sagging morale Liven up boring staff meetings Increase interaction among staff members Promote a culture of harmony and cooperation Create an atmosphere of fun for your team Keeping your team motivated and challenged, especially during tough economic times, can be difficult. But this collection of high-energy, ...
Perfect Phrases for Motivating and Rewarding Employees, Second Edition: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for ...
Linda Eve Diamond
THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging and Recognizing Employee Excellence! Whether you're giving a pep talk to a team or inspiring a direct report in a one-on-one meeting, you need the right words to keep your staff focused, engaged, enthusiastic, and productive. This fully revised and updated edition of Perfect Phrases for Motivating and Rewarding Employees has hundreds of ...
James S. Pepitone
In a fast-paced, engaging style, Motivating Employees reveals how Southwest, Disney, and other legendary companies have turned themselves into "motivating organizations, workplaces that inspire employees to do excellent work because they want to! Entertaining case histories and examples show how you can create an environment in which employees feel passionate about their jobs and put the best of themselves into everything they do. Tips, tools, ...
Motivating Defiant and Disruptive Students to Learn: Positive Classroom Management Strategies
Richard (Rich) D. (David) Korb
How to stay calm, cool, and in control of your classroom Today’s teachers face more challenges than ever before in managing student behavior in the classroom. Rich Korb brings extensive teaching and administrative experience to his collection of strategies designed to keep teachers and students focused on learning. This accessible, step-by-step guide offers easy-to-implement methods that help you: Motivate and engage students ...
The Motivating Team Leader
Dr. Lewis E. Losoncy
When your success depends upon the performance of others, THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU! As Jack Canfield, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul says, There is no success more rewarding than that generated by highly motivated individuals who come together as a team. Lew Losoncy delivers a blueprint for success that evry company or organization--large or small--can make their own. If you are highly motivated yourself but find that your success in ...
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