“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.”
— T.S. Eliot
Numerous studies and research supporting our industry, confirms that there are different ways people are motivated – individuals respond differently to the same situation. The 20-60-20 rule suggests that 20% of people will continue to do what they do because they are intrinsically motivated; 60% can go either way and respond to stimuli; and 20% probably won’t budge. To this end and in order to insure a company’s long-term success and ability to positively impact the middle 60% and retain the top 20% , it is important to understand how one’s locus of control (LOC) impacts human behavior and the workplace – from leadership and job satisfaction to motivation, job performance and life balance. Do you know what locus controls your employee’s behavior?