Imagine, or simply recall, a moment of standing in front of your team and announcing the goals for the coming year, period or project. Just a millisecond after revealing them, the faces in the audience echo reactions that range from A to Z. Some smiles transmitting feeling of relief, some raised eyebrows depicting confusion, some frowns reflecting real disappointment…
On your best performance the positive reactions overweigh the negative ones. And if not, you put all your focus on the smiles and cheat your brain into ignoring the not so happy faces. After all, you want to show an example of how motivational these goals are, even if some doubts crawl also inside yourself.
With right tools and techniques you can assure that the goals set and communicated are highly motivational and that the smiles will overweigh other reactions every time.
How to set and communicate motivational goals?
To set motivational goals ask yourself / your team these questions when setting them: