How to Motivate Yourself When Your Boss Doesn't
Let’s face it: some bosses are not inspiring. They don’t motivate us to perform at our best - let alone improve our skills. What should you do if your boss is too hands-off, ambivalent, or downright demotivating?
The good news is that while your boss has a lot of influence over how engaged you are at work, you can put yourself in the driver’s seat. “Employees have more control than they realize over their ability to build and sustain motivation in the workplace,” says Heidi Grant Halvorson, a motivational psychologist and author of “Nine Things Successful People Do Differently.”..