Physician Heal Thyself. How to self-motivate. Why are managers particularly susceptible to motivational downturns?. They are held accountable for the low motivation of others, which can be stressful and discouraging. ‘Motivational contagion’ may set in. Sense of ‘isolation’.
How to self-motivate
Why are managers particularly susceptible to motivational downturns?
Sense of ‘isolation’ which can be stressful and discouraging
Disconnect from the work you like which can be stressful and discouraging
Managers can get so caught up in their efforts to motivate others that they lose track of their own motivational levels and lapses
Feeling of alienation
Seek additional training to further develop key managerial skills and sense of efficacy
Make list of ways in which you have impact through your work with employees
Develop stronger interpersonal connections with employees or peer managers
Look for ways to integrate task activities you enjoy into your work routine