Motivation Training: Motivating Your Workforce


  • Identify what motivation is
  • Describe common motivational theories and how to apply them in the workplace
  • Learn when to use different kinds of motivators
  • Create a motivational climate
  • Create a positive and supportive work culture that promotes engagement and commitment.
  • Identify and address common challenges in motivation, such as lack of engagement or lack of alignment with organizational goals.
  • Design a motivating job
  • Develop a plan for implementing and maintaining motivation in the workplace.



It’s no secret that employees who feel they are valued and recognized for the work they do are more motivated, responsible, and productive.

The purpose of motivating your workforce is to inspire and encourage employees to be engaged and committed to their work. This can lead to increased productivity, job satisfaction, and employee retention. Effective motivation can also create a positive and supportive work culture, which can improve morale and foster teamwork and collaboration. Ultimately, the purpose of motivating your workforce is to help the organization achieve its goals and objectives by getting the most out of its employees.

This workshop will help supervisors and managers create a more dynamic, loyal, and energized workplace. It is designed specifically to help busy managers and supervisors understand what employees want, and to give them a starting point for creating champions.

What is Motivation?

  • What Drives People to Behave In Certain Ways and to Achieve Their Goals
  • Understanding Motivation

Supervising and Motivation

  • Why is Motivation Important?
  • Identifying Motivators
  • Three Everyday Objects That Represent Three Approaches To Motivation:
    • The Carrot, The Whip, and The Plant

Motivational Theories

  • Maslow’s And Herzberg’s Theories Of Motivation

Setting Goals

  • Setting Goals with SPIRIT
  • Goal Setting and Goal Getting!

The Role of Values

  • Work Values
  • What Do We Value In Work?
  • Bringing It All Together

Creating a Motivational Climate

  • Behavioral (Reinforcement) Theory
  • Expectancy Theory
  • McClelland’s Needs Theory

Applying Your Skills

  • Situational Analysis
  • Case Studies

Designing Motivating Jobs

  • Methods of Designing (or Redesigning) Motivating Jobs
    • Designing My Job
  • Techniques for Job Design or Redesign
  • A Motivational Checklist
  • Ten Things You Can Do To Motivate Employees On A Daily Basis

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