Motivator (A Comprehensive Guide)

motivator

We can define motivation as a cause or a factor or a situation or even a person that drives someone to do something: We can also say that “Anything or person that urges someone about doing something.”

Being a motivator you can have a fantastic amount of energy to influence your audiences in a positive way, in both areas of life, their professional life, and generally as human beings.

In this article, we will discuss motivation and motivator personality.  

Motivator (A Comprehensive Guide)

Motivation:

The Universe is full of various powerful forces, which drive us to explore new things and places and even new galaxies.

Motivation is a part of the family of these powerful forces. Every action has a motivational factor behind it, every single thing and action on this earth ultimately reflects the passion, determination, or ambition of somebody.

It is very important for us to know how to control motivational energy, especially when someone’s internal energy is low. 

MOTIVATION is a key element of this process.

If someone is doing it inappropriately, by yelling, pressure, humiliation, or some other inadequate strategies, he or she can do nothing well but create pessimism, fear, and hindrance, making the audiences dishearten and unmotivated and possibly creating an awful experience that might turn off the audience from trying for something new again and even giving up to their on-going projects.

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And if some motivator is doing it correctly, it could bring an enormous difference in the lives of one’s spectators.

Perfect motivation can be a life-changing therapy.

Positive motivation can create a wave of effects of positive results that’ll extend far beyond the personal and professional lives of the audiences.

I’m going to assume you would much prefer the latter and that you’re the kind of mentor who really wants to fan the flames of optimism in all of your audiences.

By being a very good motivator, your audience trust, respect, and appreciate your words, both in professional and personal life, your motivations can help them reach their full potential by pushing themselves further than they ever thought they could go and to achieve goals of their lives.

In the following we will discuss 5 best techniques that will help you for being a positive and effective motivator:

Motivator (A Comprehensive Guide)

Make your own behavior Motivational.

By being a motivator, you have to make yourself a Model.

Being a successful motivator, you have to WALK YOUR TALK. You can’t expect others to respond with passion if you come late, or if you are not organized, or if you act like you would rather be somewhere else.

Being a motivator, every day, your attitude towards your work, your personality, and your behavior is very vital.

People usually follow the role model, who is zealous about his professional life as well as about his personal life. Who is enjoying his work and is fired up about every practice and game.

You have to smile; you have to be energetic, you have to move your body to show that you’re in the action right along with the audiences, give them thumbs up at the achievement of every goal.

If you SYMBOLIZE motivation, it will be desirable for your audiences to feel it too.

Figure your own self-esteem.

The Best thing that you can do to honestly create self-esteem in your audience will create a revolutionary difference in their approach, their personal and professional life, and their performance.

You have to create, instead of tear-off, their characters. The best way to do this is to make them feel good about their efforts; even if they are not successful in picking up the point or building a good time or sticking the landing stage etc.

Tell them, if they are doing their level best, they must recognize it and reward their effort for putting in 110%. Tell them to remember how much they’ve improved since the beginning of a specific period of time.

Remind them how much potential is there in them and how they are getting better each time with repetition.

Teach them to give awards, themselves, for little things as well other than the winning, like making an individual best time, or being a good team player.

If your audience is parents, tell them to show how proud they are of how their child is doing, parents must transmit this positive feedback from home too.

There might be so many other ways to build self-esteem in your Audience, but the key to success is to keep this self-esteem high in each audience.

Motivator (A Comprehensive Guide)

Every Person has Potential in him.

No matter if you have to work with or motivate a team or an individual, you are going to find that there are some audiences that are very easy to motivate because they are naturally talented and have the ability to succeed in their goals.

You will also face people, who are challenging because they usually are more discreet, they get frightened of various things and thoughts easily, and they are not strong enough as compared to others.

Treating those people with the same courage, motivation, and confidence is very important to make them confident.

This confidence will make them capable of being great. You need to teach them self-efficacy to maintain their confidence.

You only have to encourage them to complete their tasks and goals by themselves. You don’t have to teach them like a child.

You also don’t need to get irritated while they lose, because in both cases you’re only destabilizing your audience’s perspective.

You have to remember that in different people there are different combinations of talent, skills, and hard work which also creates an infinite amount of different ways in different people.

A correct motivation and inspiration will develop it in various ways in different people over the period of time.

Identify Accomplishments.

Continue motivation can recheck and balance that the things are going well. You don’t need to pamper everyone as everybody cannot be a winner.

You should still admire your audience this will keep them encouraged.

If one of your recipients makes even a little difference, makes a good pass, crosses a milestone, drops on perfect time, or does anything noticeable, praise them, and praise them with a high voice where it can be heard by others as well.

Praising someone’s work encourages them and boasts up their great work. It is important to spot someone’s ability so that others should know; it helps to uplift the morale of individuals as well as the team.

By doing this everyone else will have a feeling that they are doing their best or they will be encouraged to do their best effort.

It is important to remember that in the case of teamwork, you must praise everyone from time to time to make sure that the egos of some selected persons are not boosted.

Motivator (A Comprehensive Guide)

Have a clear mission and a big “WHY”

At some point, motivating the team might be extra challenging for the motivator.

If the team members are in a bad mood, or the weather or circumstance is just not favorable, or due to some other adverse conditions or reasons, the team is discouraged.

This is the right time and very important to tell the team that WHY they must keep moving forward. Motivators can give some emotionally convincing reasons to make his team activated and encouraged.

This is needed by motivators to salvage the team’s energy, to swiftly regain their focus and mobilize your efforts to enable your team to do its best. 

This WHY will make sure to tie up together, keep practicing, and to push them forward step by step towards the vital goal. Being a motivator you have to keep this WHY alive and active in the minds of your team.

This WHY is crucial in every field of life for being motivated no matter if it is for a personal achievement or a team or group’s attainment, a national level goal, or at any other level.

A good motivator is the one who sustains this big WHY in the minds and imaginations of his audience, only this can be a reason for pushing themselves to practice harder and to reach their goals.

A good Motivator is a chief promoter for his Audience and his motivation is the key to their success.

You need to keep your motivation and thirst high and keep reminding yourself that you need to do whatever is necessary for this.

One more very important thing to remember for a motivator is that he should know when to cut off one’s losses and move on.

If you have an addressee that is a motivational flatlander, who doesn’t react to whatever you try or effort, you don’t need to waste your time and efforts on this.

You have already given a significant amount of effort.

A motivator is not the only responsible for his / her audience’s achievements; they must want it by themselves as well as a motivator is just a halfway point.

In the following, we will discuss certain tips for being a good motivator.

Tip 1: Setting up Clear Goals.

Your point of setting up crystal clear goals is mandatory. It is required by everyone that what they are supposed to deliver must be clear.

Tip 2: Be a good listener instead of Speaker.

People usually admire bilateral dialogue. They appreciate that decisions have to be made.

But, at the same time, they would like to be heard and to have an opportunity to contribute their ideas as well.

It is always highly useful in motivating others by letting them deliver their ideas.

Tip 3: Admire Frequently.

Keep admiring people, not only for their achievements but also for their efforts. Achieving a goal is not necessary every time, some-times making efforts is more essential than success.

So admiration for one’s effort lifted up his/her confidence and motivation.

Tip 4: Encourage Others.

Spending time on encouraging and supporting others will never waste.

Managers who take the time to encourage and support others get that time returned in bucket loads.

Tip 5: Show them that they can count on you.

It happens sometimes that the circumstances are just not favorable, and efforts look like a waste, the team will become under immense pressure and stress.

A motivator has to step forward at this stage to show the team that they can trust upon him and you can stand up for your team.

The Bottom Line

Motivation is all about doing simple things well, only sometimes it is about the money as well. But it doesn’t really rely on money only.

FAQ about Motivator

Who is a motivator?

A Person whose words or speech or personal experiences give courage to others is a motivator.

If anyone is getting motivated or stimulated to take action to pursue his or her dream and gets aspiration or vision from any person or thing, that person or thing is his or her motivator.

What is called Motivation?

Motivation can be a person or a thing. Some common examples of motivation are as follows:

– Survival essentials (food, shelter, clothing)

– Accomplishment (school, career, sports, etc.)

– Fun (partying, dancing, playing, beach, etc.)

– Taste (food)

– Curiosity (needing to know something)

– Laughter (feeling uplifted)

– Sex (dopamine release)

– Drugs (dopamine release)

– Money (the idea of freedom)

What is the synonym of Motivator?

The motivator is used as a common noun, it has many synonyms such as; instigator, Promoter, Persuader, etc.

References:

competitivedge.com: “5-coaching-techniques-for-being-a-winning-motivator”

merriamwebster.com: “Motivator”

dictionary.com: “Motivator”

Goalsandachievements.com: “how to be a better motivator”.

Motivator (A Comprehensive Guide)

Juanita Agboola

Juanita Agboola is the editor in chief of HFNE and an expert in mental health online. She has been writing about online behavior, mental health and psychology issues since 2012. All Guides are reviewed by our editorial team which constitutes various clinical psychologists, PhD and PsyD colleagues.