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What are Your Root Motivations as a Manufacturing Leader? 351

Tags: Published On: Mar 20, 2023 12:00:00 PM

Did you know that we all operate from one of three root motivations? The majority of the decisions we make are because we’re striving for respect, value, or approval. When you know your root motivations as a leader—and in turn learn your team’s—it can help you become a better leader. Dennis Humphrey Ph.D. LCPC joins us in this episode of MakingChips to share how to narrow down your root motivation and how it can benefit your business. Because if your team isn’t syncing up because they don't understand each other’s motivations, you’re not going to be MakingChips, and if you’re not MakingChips, you’re not making money. BAM. 

– Jason

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  • [2:28] The three root motivations: Respect, value, and approval 
  • [3:10] Manufacturing leader spotlight: Mike Rudy
  • [6:55] Learn more about Dennis Humphrey Ph.D. LCPC
  • [8:20] Where do our root motivations come from? 
  • [10:22] The part where we make Nick the guinea pig
  • [13:52] The Lean Setup Guide from ProShop 
  • [15:06] How do the “unhealthy” versions of these values manifest?
  • [19:23] How to use your root motivation to be a better leader
  • [24:20] Using someone’s root motivations to reach goals
  • [30:28] How to frame root motivations correctly with your team
  • [32:19] Get 25% off an annual Thomas™ subscription with code CHIPS25

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