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Pygmallion effect or reason for managing your expectations

According to Ovidius, Pygmallion was a Cypriot sculptor, who fell in love with an ivory woman statue he carved. The goddess Aphrodite appreciated his love and offerings and changed the statue to a real woman. Pygmallion then married her and they had a daughter. So much for the history or mythology, now let's go back to management. The phenomenon called Pygmalion effect says that others' expectations from a person are affecting that person's performance.

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How to motivate people?

Hello colleagues, I would like to ask question or rather open discussion on topic, which I suppose happens in a life of the PM.

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MOTIVATION

Motive is a need that requires satisfaction. Motivation is the reason for people's actions, willingness and goals. An individual's motivation may be inspired by others or events (extrinsic motivation) or it may come from within the individual (intrinsic motivation).

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