Are you a leader struggling to motivate your people?

Our articles can guide you in the best ways to get your people following you.

Seventy-five per cent of employees who took part in a recent leadership survey said Australian workplaces need better managers and leaders. The evidence is clear, personality style does not distinguish a good leader from a poor leader, instead it is their ability to motivate themselves and others. But what does that mean in practice?

The CEO of MarkTwo Consulting, Mark Oliver, has written several published thought leadership articles providing practical insights into the key issue of human motivation and how to translate some timeless wisdom to the modern workplace. 

3 Articles on how to understand human motivation and its impact on leadership

1) What is behind one key leadership myth? download free article here »

It is often believed that being charismatic is an essential part of being a leader or at least good leader. Fortunately, this is not the case and charismatic people can make the worst of leaders…

2) Why you need motivated and capable employees download free article here »

Both capability and motivation are necessary for success, but they are not equally important. Many people mistakenly believe that capability is more important than motivation…

3) Motivationss versus capability - what impact does it have on your organization? download free article here »

The organisational benefits of having more engaged staff are huge with international studies finding that engaged employees delivering 4 times more value to their organization than non-engaged ones. Two things are critical to get right if you want your staff to be engaged...


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I'd like to express my sincere appreciation for the insights, training and learning my team and I experienced during the recent MarkTwo Accelerated Typology course. At key moments during our working days we now find ourselves referring to our understanding of our preferred thinking, acting and communicating styles, and find it easy (and amusing) to relate these to the mini workshops you presented. This new knowledge will be a key component of our future development as senior leaders. You are a gifted presenter and I would personally like to compliment you on your enthusiasm, high energy and clarity in presenting what are difficult topics, which made the whole experience enjoyable and engaging, while keeping us focused on the importance of the subject matter" - Tim Hughes, Senior Director Biotech Manufacturing, CSL Behring Biotherapies for Life™