The desire to "motivate employees" is almost always on a leader's agenda. With 5.9M Google hits, 197K academic articles, and over 400 books on Amazon, finding a clear, concise, and broadly applicable working model for translating concept into application is a treasure. Simon Senik's "Start With Why" is such a model and applies not just to motivation, but to decision making, strategic planning, branding/marketing, and strategic communications. This presentation and assessment tool provides the foundation for finding the personal, team, and organizational "why."
Being a security professional can exact a high personal cost - emotionally, physically, and inter-personally. While healthy vigilance, skepticism, and a questioning nature may be valued workplace perspectives, their habitual, unconscious, and invisible nature can not only impact professional judgement, but personal well-being. Understanding the fundamentals of mental process is a positive first step to working well and living well.