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Motivation: Difference between winners and losers

Using the following article, please help me so that I can write about the question:

Pearlman, Jeff. (2009) Winners and Losers. http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200903/success-winners-and-losers

Identify 3 types of motivation that explain the difference between winners and losers on these teams.

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Let's take a closer look. Have you read the article yet? If not, that is the place to start. I used quotes from the article to support the suggested motivations.

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1. Identify 3 types of motivation that explain the difference between winners and losers on these teams.

Real winners are motivated to work hard and are motivated to improve their performance. "If players see their star working his tail off, they'll feel compelled to do the same" (Pearlman, 2009). In fact, according to the article, constantly working to improve is the number one sign of a winner who'll make winning contagious. This hard work ethics is not focused only on outcome, but on getting better and making the people around you better. These two motivations are often promoted by an effective leader.

The leader is essential to a winning team, who is motivated to win (as opposed to the 'losers' have a leader who aims at being a star getting the big deals vs. winning). The leader is essential to a winning team as they are part of the team and advice with behaviors that improve performance and has a winning attitude, and speak words of success "We knew we were going to ...

Solution Summary

Referring to the Pearlman (2009) article, this solution identifies three types of motivation that explains the difference between winners and losers on these teams.

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