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Your motivation – Your responsibility?

By Helle Bundgaard | Founder | Motivation Factor© Motivation, efficiency and happiness are inextricably linked. When your motivation is high, you will experience a greater happiness and greater efficiency. In addition, your ability to innovate and to be creative depends on your motivation – you can say that motivated people are not always innovative...

Is performance appraisal a waste of time?

Helle Bundgaard | Founder | Motivation Factor Institute Most employees and managers do not look forward to annual performance appraisal. When asked why this event is not anticipated with more excitement, employee answers can be grouped into three categories: Waste of time Neither the employee nor the manager are prepared for the interview Subsequent...

Men will be heard; women will be appreciated

Men will be heard; women will be appreciated Karsten Bundgaard | Partner | Motivation Factor Institute | Copenhagen | Denmark Men will be heard; women will be appreciated, is it that simple? No not quite, but recent studies have once again shown significant differences in the needs of women and men – among other...

The Missing Links in Employee Engagement

The missing links in Employee Engagement Indeed an interesting article in The Wall Street Journal, but perhaps not so very surprising. I think the article misses one important factor. During the last 10 years, Motivation Factor has been working with motivation and engagement. We have developed an assessment identifying the individual’s needs and talents,...

Here’s Jane

Here’s Jane! Jane is a 45 years old American, female, university educated manager – working in the private sector. We’ve decided to call her Jane. Based on the first 500 completed Motivation Factor Pin Pointer assessments, we have consolidated, crunched and researched the data, to find the typical Pin Pointer user, and right now...

Motivation and commitment – is it important?

Motivation and commitment – is it important? Karsten Bundgaard | Partner | Motivation Factor Institute | Copenhagen | Denmark We’ve talked about motivation and commitment for decades. Is there any point? Is it important? Yes! There’s a point, and it is definitely more important than ever. “Yes! Business has indeed evolved more over the...

Imagine if everyone were a top performer

Imagine if everyone were a top performer Karsten Bundgaard | Partner | Motivation Factor Institute | Copenhagen | Denmark You know it well. In every company, department or team there is that one person. The Top-Performer.  You’ve seen them in action – completing all their tasks with a smile, consistently achieving their goals, always...