More Motivation in the Workplace:
Merging My Top Two -
What it Means...
Get more motivation in the workplace by better understanding how to use your quiz for self esteem, - Workplace Motivators Assessment results.
Understanding what makes you tick puts you in the drivers seat...
YOU can create more motivation in the workplace and at home because you understand your intrinsic motivations and soul self intentions.
Look below for key insights around the merging of your top two motivators. Review and think about how you can use your specific preferences and gifts in your world today.
When you can do these things you'll be happier, inspired and you'll definitely have more motivation in the workplace.
Theoretical (The) - Utilitarian (Uti)
- The search for truth (The) will employ the wisest use of resources (Uti) to accomplish the objective.
- The Utilitarian mindset will acquire the knowledge (The) necessary to increase levels of efficiency.
- Knowledge is utilized to ensure economic security.
- Possible internal conflict/struggle: regarding the decision ofwhich is primary: the search for truth or the utilization of resources.
- Futuristic pioneering type mindset.
Theoretical (The) - Aesthetic(Aes)
- Beauty, form and harmony are appreciated (Aes) and then dissected to understand the components (The).
- Knowledge is beautiful. To understand the parts gives more appreciation to the whole.
- Interest in studying beauty, form and harmony.
- Possible internal conflict/struggle: The subjective nature of the Aesthetic will clash with the objective nature of the Theoretical attitude.
- This motivator combination is a present mindset, seeking to understand what already is.
Theoretical (The) - Social (Soc)
- Use of knowledge (The) to help others (Soc).
- A focus on understanding (The) the causes of social problems can lead to the elimination of social ills and the betterment of society.
- May result in gathering so much data they don't apply and solve the social problems.
- A mindset focused on elimination of hate and conflict in the world and maximizing the potential of each person.
- Possible internal conflict/struggle: The Social motivator focuses on the good of others while the Theoretical search for truth is focused on personal understanding. Could others be damaged in the process of searching for truth? Truth at what price?
Theoretical (The) - Individualistic (Ind)
- Knowledge (The) is power (Ind).
- The search for and discovery of truth has, as its primary purpose, the advancement of position and power.
- The game of life will be analyzed and researched before strategic alliances are formed.
- A cautious approach, a seeking to objectively understand will preface each action, desiring to predict and control all possible outcomes.
- A wise strategist, perhaps a bit slow to react.
Theoretical (The) - Traditional (Trad)
- A passionate desire to understand, categorize and explain (The) the elements of the way to live (Tra).
- God is the greatest thinker: we can search, understand and know Him.
- A thinker and philosopher who searches explains the path to the divine and argues against other explanations.
- A need to develop a specific, defendable dogma.
- Possible internal conflict/struggle: The unexplainable issues of many religions and experiences often defy explanation and rationalization (The).
Utilitarian (Uti)- Aesthetic (Aes)
- Beautiful possessions are the visible result of a wise use of resources.
- Desire to achieve the greatest beauty with the least resources.
- Form, beauty and harmony cannot stand alone, but must be combined with utility. Example: A national scenic view is appreciated, so lets sell tickets for people to enjoy it.
- Possible internal conflict/struggle: The useful is often hurtful to the beautiful. Example: A scenic view is often permanently damaged by the number of tourists who viait
- Objects of beauty purchased require a return on the investment.
Utilitarian (Uti) - Social (Soc)
- Resources may be given to others, but not freely given. Expectations will be attached and accountability will be required.
- Because of attached performance expectations, social progress will occur as people are held accountable.
- Social projects will have a required return on investment expected.
- This mindset may he the true social reformer because of the accountability required: you give me this promise and I will then donate the money.
- Possible internal conflict/struggle: Self-preservation, conservation and accumulation of resources conflicts with other-oriented philosophy.
- Any investment in others requires a return at some point in the future. Will give but wants a future benefit.
Utilitarian (Uti) - Individualistic (Ind)
- Resources are examined and utilized (Uti) to achieve the greatest position and form the strongest alliances (Ind).
- Resources can be used to establish position and assert influence over others.
- He who has the gold makes the rules or he who makes the rules gets the gold.
- Resources and power are married with a unified objective focused on the advancement of self.
- This person can be a hero or a tyrant depending on they choose to use their desire to lead and get results motivators.
Utilitarian (Uti)- Traditional (Trad)
- A traditionalist operates within a closed set of beliefs. Resources are used to promote and defend those beliefs.
- The accumulation of resources may lead to a belief that the person is divinely appointed.
- Good at integrating past, present and future.
- Causes believed in are strongly supported with time and money.
Aesthetic (Aes) - Social (Soc)
- Others are appreciated; will see the beauty of people helping people.
- Elimination of social ills leads to a more harmonious, balanced society.
- May avoid involvement with the true painful aspects of social problems.
- Will enjoy the experience that relationships bring.
- Possible internal conflict/struggle: The other, self-denial focus of the social attitude opposes the personal appreciation needed by the Aesthetic attitude. The pain of relationships may be problematic for the Aesthetic.
- May cause a person to be overly sensitive.
Aesthetic (Aes)- Individualistic (Ind)
- The beautiful things of life (Aes) often indicate position and influence (Ind).
- Decisions may be made based on "How does it look?"
- Wants their legacy to be both beautiful and permanent.
- Will use aesthetics to sell ideas.
- Diplomacy and social grace has a winning look.
- Power may be used to eliminate personal pain, which may also eliminate the pain of others.
- Position can advance a more harmonious, balanced environment.
Aesthetic (Aes)- Traditional (Trad)
- The beautiful in life points to the divine.
- God, the author of all beauty, is bringing out the beauty in me.
- The world is in a forming process, becoming all it can be.
- Possible internal conflict/struggle: The painful, suffering, self-denial aspect of many religious systems will be rejected. The accepting of a good Deity who has the power to stop evil, yet allows it, may create internal conflict.
Social (Soc)- Individualistic (Ind)
- Will direct self and others toward the elimination of pain.
- Will lead others to be involved in worthy social causes.
- Community and social concern is a necessary garment for a leader to wear.
- Possible internal conflict/struggle:The advancement of self may conflict with concern for others. Both drives require satisfaction.
Social (Soc) - Traditional (Trad)
- The reverence for each soul is the source of love for life.
- To help others achieve their potential is the essence of a system for living.
- Social acts undertaken have rules to be followed.
- Social causes supported promote the set of beliefs adopted by the person because of their keen interest in the whole of society.
- The Social and Traditional attitudes are 'friends' and 'comfortable' with each other.
Individualistic (Ind) - Traditional (Trad)
- Advancement and promotion of a specific closed book set of beliefs.
- Tradition used to guide people is now a vehicle for individual advancement.
- Person will lead the way in the dissemination, explanation and promotion of the adopted beliefs.
- May feel or sense a divine mandate; a higher purpose.
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