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Autonomy

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I know the best way to do my job. Next up on our tour of intrinsic motivators – Autonomy. In the simplest terms autonomy is the ability to do what you want, the way you want to do it. Various […]

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Accountability

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You can count on me. Initially it may not seem that Accountability would be considered a motivator. The word “Accountability” is usually used negatively in the business world when describing someone who is not doing what they are supposed to […]

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Meaningfulness

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My Work Matters. How do we motivate our teams to do the best work they can by using an intrinsic motivator?  I’m going to start with what seems the hardest, but really is just a matter of communication — Meaningfulness […]

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Utilizing Intrinsic Motivators

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Remember, motivation is just a fancy word for wanting, so whether it’s an intrinsic or extrinsic reward, you can’t make somebody want something. However, there are ways that you can move the intrinsic motivations (feed the fire) that already exist […]

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Extrinsic and Intrinsic Rewards

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Motivation is a broad term that encompasses many different types of motivators (also referred to as “rewards”). These motivators can be loosely grouped into two categories, Extrinsic and Intrinsic. When most of us think about why we work, the extrinsic […]

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Motivation

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What is motivation? The general desire or willingness to do something. Amazon.com lists over 50,000 titles on the topic of “Motivation” with 366 new titles “coming soon”. One might conclude that a topic with tens of thousands of literary discussions […]

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Racing Snail Expands Brand to Become Mivation

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Agents are the lifeblood of most insurers, so raising their productivity is an enticing prospect. Racing Snail, a leading software product and technology company for insurance compensation and productivity improvement, has expanded to become Mivation.  The growth of Racing Snail, […]

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Gaming makes work fun

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Gamification pushes insurance agents to be more engaged, motivated and productive. Each year, insurance agency managers spend countless hours designing compensation plans that are intended to motivate their teams to do more. The problem is, the vast majority of these […]