How to Motivate Pt. 2: Coworkers

Let’s pick up where we left off, shall we? This week I’d like to share some of the tips and tricks I’ve found to help motivate your coworkers (to get more content, or otherwise). This blog post of my “How to Motivate” series isn’t just for the supervisors, bosses and executives out there: If you work on or with a team, it’s in your best interest to keep your team members motivated. If you’re working under a project deadline, for example, you’ll need your coworkers to submit a timely contribution. And, no matter what, you don’t want your coworkers to…

Intro: How to Motivate (Blog Series)

I’ve finally started reading Amy Poehler’s autobiographical book, Yes Please. In it, Poehler begins with a brutally honest aside about how incredibly difficult writing can be with normal, daily distractions. She was barely able to finish the book while also raising two sons, undergoing a divorce and producing Parks and Recreation. Let’s be honest with ourselves: Writing (and work in general) is not always glamorous or uncomplicated. It can be easy to lose focus when you have so many other things competing for your attention. Some days we consider it a success to feed, water and bathe ourselves and any…