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Motivation That Works

December 27 @ 9:00 am - December 28 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0

Workshop Overview

Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people.” Brian Tracy

Although motivating subordinates is one of the most vital competencies a leader should have, it’s more missed and less understood by leaders than any other competency. 

This interactive and case study-based workshop will help participants learn how important motivation is for employees and how to be good motivators and great leaders.


Learning Outcomes
  1. Express the importance of managers’ role in achieving employees retention
  2. Distinguish intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, and list types of motivators
  3. Recognize the different aspects of creating a meaningful work environment
  4. Identify guidelines for hiring self-motivated employees
  5. Examine high performance companies in terms of leaders characteristics and organizational culture
  6. Practice delivering effective and timely feedback
  7. Discuss team motivation dynamics and the effect of the work environment on employee engagement


Workshop Content
  1. Introduction
  • Case study: why employees stay or what would keep them
  • Case study: importance of manager’s role and business outcomes 
  • Study situations when and why carrots-and-sticks are counter productive
  1. Extrinsic Vs. Intrinsic Motivation
  • Types of intrinsic and extrinsic rewards
  • The four aspects of leveraging autonomy in the workplace 
  • Do’s and don’ts before empowering employees
  1. Strategy, Purpose and Creating a Meaningful Work Environment
  • Role play: Importance of acknowledgement and purpose
  • Company’s values, business model and core ideology.
  • Five workarounds on creating a meaningful work environment
  1. HR and Workforce Management
  • Creating a successful workforce management environment
  • Focusing on strengths and finding the right fit
  • Performance management routines
  • The four leadership styles and the two component behaviors
  • Direction and Support
  • Leadership behaviors associated with direction and support
  • Matching leadership style to development level
  1. Employee habits, personality and talents
  • Importance of talent and common misconceptions/malpractices.
  • Basic guidelines on hiring self-motivated talents
  1. Manager’s Personality
  • Study: common leadership characteristics that helped transform average companies to the best companies
  • Corporate culture in top performing companies
  1. Persuasive Communication 
  • Tactical techniques to maximize compliance rate
  • Best practices in providing feedback, handling procrastination and mistakes.
  • 4 Rules for providing praise the right way.
  1. Motivating Groups and Teams
  • How to promote a healthier work environment for teams 
  • How to set up successful and productive meetings 
  • Leveraging social proof in improving compliance rate of groups
  1. Effect of Environment on Employee Engagement
  • Location and physical setting
  • Office work space and atmospheric environment
  • Broken-window theory effect
Who should attend?

First time managers, and Managers of any function

Workshop Fees: EGP 5,200


December 27 @ 9:00 am
December 28 @ 5:00 pm


Helnan Landmark Hotel
Cairo, Egypt + Google Map