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Motivation + Competencies = Performance

..or: 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,...

Hertzberg and Motivation Factor

By Helle Bundgaard | Founder | Motivation Factor© Motivation Factor’s methodology is based on modern brain science. “I started with the human brain. Years before, while studying modern brain science, I took the first step to develop Motivation Factor’s tools, framework and programs that gave me the perfect foothold to climb the mountain –...

Do what you do best!

Do what you do best! By Helle Bundgaard | Founder | Motivation Factor© “Your personal talents are the reason why you find one task interesting, while another seems boring and uninteresting. The interesting task matches your talents…” You have probably heard it many times before. “Do what you do best” and “Work to become even...

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,...