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    A midterm preference for Democrats, but without anti-Trump motivation (POLL)

    A majority of Americans polled prefer to see the next Congress controlled by the Democrats to counter President Donald Trump rather than by the Republicans to support him — but without the level of anti-Trump motivation the opposition party may be banking on. Despite Trump’s historically low approval rating, opposition to him does not produce appreciably more 2018 […]

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    Chaitra Vedullapalli Wins Innovation Award at Inspire

    Small Business Trends author and CMO at Meylah, Chaitra Vedullapalli, recently won a Women of Inspiration Award at Microsoft Inspire. The award is given to a woman who mentors other women and drives change and growth. Small Business Trends spoke to Vedullapalli about what got her nominated, her company and her plans to leverage the opportunities the Internet provides. […]

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    3 Types of Motivation That Can Inspire You to Do Anything

    Lacking Inspiration? How 3 Types of Motivation Can Help Change Your Mentality We all have motivation that ebbs and flows. Some mornings you wake up energized to get to work and power through that to-do list. Others you smack the alarm clock, curse the morning and give yourself an extra five minutes to dream about […]

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    Pinpointing the Brain’s Motivation Switch

    A mouse’s motivation to be socially dominant resides in a particular set of neurons, according to recent research. Credit: Karen Moskowitz Getty Images Pinpointing where motivation resides in the brain is not easy, but a research team in China may have done just that. The group isolated a small group of neurons in the brains of mice that […]

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    Study Finds People Harness Anxiety For Motivation

    Long Story Short Trying to cut down on your anxiety? New research says you may need to think twice about that. Long Story If you’re a young professional, there’s probably a good chance you’re trying to work on your anxiety. A recent study suggested that more Americans than ever before are stressed, depressed and increasingly anxiety-ridden. A Telegraph story […]

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    Trash-Talking at Work Can Actually Boost Motivation and Performance

    From bosses to athletes to even brands, most of us engage in trash-talking occasionally. While this critical chatter might seem like it could have only negative repercussions, it turns out it can spark those being talked about to work harder, depending on the context. To determine the true effects of trash-talking, Wharton School visiting scholar […]

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    Motivation Doesn’t Work: Here’s What Does

    Shutterstock What really motivates people? When people hear ‘motivation,’ they often think of classic incentives like bonuses, extra paid time off, and maybe the occasional pep talk. In truth motivation is elusive, because it so often depends on the individual and what makes them tick at any given moment. So how can leaders begin a more practical […]

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    Private sector workers more motivated in their jobs than State employees

    Millennials are highly motivated. Stock photo Private sector workers are increasingly more motivated than their public sector counterparts. Almost 90pc of private sector workers are either motivated or very motivated in their work, compared with 84pc of public sector workers, according to the Employee Motivation Survey produced by accounting and consulting firm Mazars. The number […]

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    12 Quotes on Motivation from Today’s Thought Leaders

    Without motivation, you can forget about success. In fact, motivation and hard work are crucial elements to achieving your dreams — they’re what push you towards the top and help you stand out from the rest. Related: 10 Leadership Quotes From the World’s Most Influential Leaders And motivation isn’t just important in business, it applies to every aspect of life. […]