Motivation Is Not Enough

Motivation Is Not Enough. If You Motivate An Idiot, All You Have Is A Motivated Idiot. For years, people have called me a “motivational speaker. ” On the one hand, I’m delighted that people get fired up at my programs, but on the other hand, I’m always a little cautious about that title. After all, my specialty is peak performance, and I know there’s …

If You Dare To Teach, You Never Cease To Learn

If You Dare To Teach, You Must Never Cease To Learn. If you dare to teach, you must never cease to learn. You may have a leadership title at work, or you may be called on to exert some leadership in your home. But somewhere or other, you serve as a leader. That means you’re also a teacher. You’re teaching people …

Education Without Motivation

Education Without Motivation Serves No Useful Purpose. Last week I wrote about the fact that motivation is not enough, but neither is education. There are a lot of “educated” people who achieve very little on or off the job. They know what to do, and they know how to do it. The problem is they’re not motivated enough to do much about it. …