Motivating your team, whether they are corporate individuals or a group of students, can be a challenge, but not if you do it right. Whether you are hosting a gathering, team-building event, or a talk, it is important to present your team with something that interests them and often this is best delivered by someone that they look up to and admire. So, when you hire motivational speakers to address your group, keep this in mind. It will help you to choose the right speaker for your event. Motivating people can seem like a black art at times, but there are many speakers available in South Africa that can get the job done just the right for your audience.
The Psychology Behind Motivation and How It Affects Choosing a Motivational Speaker
In psychology, motivation is generally described as a type of internal state that activates and directs an individual’s (or a group’s) behaviour toward a certain goal. When you think about it this way, it is easy to realise that hiring just anyone to address your team will not inspire and motivate them. Motivation is already within each of your team members and it is going to take something (or a specific approach) to “activate” it. For instance, you would not have a comedian addressing a serious science research conference and you probably would not have an academic like a researcher with a focus on science-related subjects addressing a team of advertising and marketing agents. It all comes down to who you choose, what their approach is and, of course, what their track record looks like.
Selecting the Right Motivational Speakers for Your Event
As mentioned before, you cannot simply hire motivational speakers from anywhere. It is best to thoroughly research your intended candidates. Put a bit of thought into who would be a good role model and choice for the type of group being addressed. Who does the group look up to? What type of talk or “entertainment” tactics are they most likely respond to and take an interest in? Granted, if you are not too familiar with the various motivational speakers readily available on the market, it could be difficult to make the right choice.
Hire Motivational Speakers with the Help of Marie Grey & Associates
There is no better way to hire motivational speakers than with the professional assistance of Marie Grey & Associates. With an extensive portfolio of the country’s best motivational speakers, the team at Marie Grey & Associates can provide you with details on each speaker and even recommend the right one to suit the specific objectives of your event. We are not just a speaker bureau; we will be a true partner in the planning of your event. Our fees are also competitive, and we are readily available to answer any questions and provide guidance along the way.
To find out more about how to hire motivational speakers for your upcoming event, or to chat with a consultant about the best options, simply contact us by email or telephone at Marie Grey & Associates today.
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