Motivation – What the Experts Say

HRDQ-U Webinars | Motivation- What the Experts Say

60 minutes

Motivation has been one of the most written-about and widely-discussed topics over many decades across every kind of organization imaginable. Although it can mean different things to different people, motivation is most often viewed as a methodology managers use to coax team members to be more productive and feel better about their jobs than they otherwise would without management’s efforts.

Based on the work of many researchers over the years, one thing seems clear: we humans do what we do to satisfy our individual needs and these vary widely in their variety and intensity. The challenge for managers at all levels is to develop a multi-prong approach that helps employees satisfy their individual needs and the organization’s needs at the same time.

In this one-hour webinar, Geoff Nichols, Senior Trainer with HRDQ, provides specific methods and tips to help attendees identify what they can do to help their employees fulfill their needs by helping the organization excel.

Attendees will learn

  • Emotional nutrition
  • Needs-based motivation
  • Personality Styles at Work
  • Does money really motivate?
  • Fitting motivation methods to the person

Who should attend

  • Managers
  • Leaders
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Trainers
  • Organizational Development Professionals


Geoffrey W. Nichols has a wide and deep background to draw from in helping his training and coaching clients. In his approach to management, training and coaching, he emphasizes the need to use situational leadership and the ability to flex to work colleagues’ and team members’ communication needs in order to be more successful in any job.

Business training has been Geoff’s passion for nearly all of his career. After 20 years of executive experience in Human Resources, training and operations management, he founded his own training and consulting business and has conducted over 1,200 public and private workshops. He has trained more than 30,000 people in a wide range of management and leadership topics. And he has written over 600 customized training programs for hundreds of clients- from large and small businesses to federal and state government agencies to healthcare and non-profit organizations.

Geoff has also written a book titled, “Taking the Step Up to Supervision” and numerous articles in national publications on supervision and management. He has trained throughout the U.S. and in Canada, Puerto Rico, the U.K. and Mainland China.

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