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As a business coach where client satisfaction is key, your time working with them is invaluable. That’s why we provide quality training resources, informative articles and educational material to help you every step of the way.

Motivational Maps is a great instrument to work with, whether it be for yourself, your client or team. I have no hesitation in recommending James and the Motivational Maps team.

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Resources and media categories

  • Articles

    Motivation and Motivational Maps.

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  • Case studies

    Working with Motivational Maps

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Answers from James Sale

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  • Getting started with Maps

    Information and links to help you

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  • Links

    Useful information

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  • Map Practitioner list

    UK and international

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  • Working with Maps

    Further information

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Articles

  • A5 Maps Supports One-on-One Career Laddering

    Akeela Davis (Senior Map Practitioner - Canada) believes the platform is unique in that it’s designed to provide the “why” behind each individual and the organization.

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  • A6 “There is no point in looking back,”

    Map Practitioner Sarah Stones focuses on her profession strengths and taps into her personal drive and determination to move on from cancer

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  • A7 The Organisational Map and 4 Change Stoppers

    how we understand motivation in the organisational setting

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  • A8 Selling and Motivation

    The essence of enthusiasm is energy, high powered energy; and the synonym for energy in the workplace is motivation!

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  • A9 The Guardian

    Article by Maps Business Practitioner Carole Gaskell, MD of Full Potential Group.

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  • Eventful Times issue 7

    It would be ‘nice’ if staff were motivated, but meanwhile, we pay them, don’t we?

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  • Interview with James Sale - part one

    In this episode James talks about how he made the shift to creating products and licensing them.

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  • Interview with James Sale - part two

    how to identify the major motivating factors for people you’re talking to

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  • Is motivation in the work place?

    Blog : Perhaps the most unnoticed aspect of the whole business is how little attention employers pay to the issue.

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  • Leadership and Motivation

    Blog: The assumption, that we have an HR department, so therefore it’s ‘covered’ is often mistaken...

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  • The Lowest Motivator And Hygiene Factors

    Blog : Everyone gets what we need to do with the top 3 motivators - but what to do with the Lowest?

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  • The Root of Motivation and Performance

    Blog: Every one wants to perform, except those who self-sabotage. s not really believe that they can.

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  • What is Difficult about Motivational Maps

    Blog: Every product, service and system has its difficulties,ranging from the sublime difficulty to the easy and the awkward.

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Case studies

  • Case Study: Amcor Flexibles

    Amcor Flexibles is the leading supplier to the global healthcare market. Its UK IT department is crucial and therefore new energies, attitudes and objectives are necessary to remain at the cutting edge.

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  • Case Study: Liverpool Victoria

    LV is the UK's largest friendly society and a leading financial mutual. Its Customer Service team – and its motivation and performance - is obviously crucial to its reputation and long-term profitability.

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  • Case Study: Ordnance Survey

    OS worked with James Sale to run a ‘train the trainer’ model across these business groups, effectively training up the two senior management teams in order that they could then train their own managers and people around the meaning and use of the motivational maps.

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  • Case Study:John Lewis Partnership

    Senior Practitioner Susannah Brade-Waring worked with the Operations Managers (OMMs) to map the motivators of the Management Team. The programme started with high-level insights and developed over a number of years into Leadership Coaching for each Operation Manager and their successors.

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  • Mapping Motivation launch and Ordnance Survey Testimonial

    The launch of Mapping Motivation book by James Sale and testimonial by Andrew Loveless of Ordnance Survey

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  • Motivational Maps at Austrade Finance Branch

    Austrade used the Motivational Maps and preceding workshops delivered by Mindscious as a catalyst for focussed discussions and targeted support for the team leaders in how they could build the culture of the Branch and provide consistent quality feedback.

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  • multi-national organisation

    Performance Blueprinting: A Business Case Study from Tricia Jones of Capacity Builder in South Africa

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  • RT Brand communications Case Study

    Both the sessions and the maps gave a deeper view of the team and as a result structural changes were made with new senior appointments

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Feedback for teams advice from James Sale

    James Sale explains what we should be mindful of when giving Team Motivational Map feedback

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  • How can maps be an effective measure?

    Given that a persons motivation level is subjective, James Sale explains how they can be an effective measure to use across a business.

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  • Hygiene Factors and Motivational Maps

    What do Hygiene Factors have to do with Motivational Maps? James Sale explains...

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  • Knowing your motivators...

    What difference has knowing your motivators had on you and the people you work with?

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  • Motivational Map feedback tips for coaches

    James Sale suggests what 3 things coaches should be mindful of when giving Motivational Map feedback.

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  • Should people fix their lower motivators?

    Should people fix their lower motivators or not? Interesting question! Here is James Sales answer.

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  • The 9 motivators

    James Sale describes how he came up with the nine motivators?

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  • The subject of motivation

    James Sale explains how he first got involved in the subject of motivation.

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  • What does Internal Opposition mean?

    James Sale explains his answer to this question.

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  • What does 'polarity reinforcement' mean?

    James Sale answers this question

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  • Why did you develop Motivational Maps

    James Sale explains why he developed Motivational Maps

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  • Why is motivation important

    James Sale explains why motivation is important

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Getting started with Maps

  • EU Trademark

    EU Trademark - described as shades of blue - seniority country United Kingdom

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  • Introducing Maps with E-Learning

    Watch this animation for more details about Maps and the e-learning module

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  • Introducing Motivational Maps Limited

    The company and the tool

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  • ISO certificate

    Accreditation to ISO/IEC 17065

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  • Mark Terrell talks to James Sale

    Motivation and why its so important to Leadership

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  • Motivational Maps brochure

    A brief guide to Motivational Maps.

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  • Motivational Maps explained

    Senior Practitioner Susannah Brade-Waring of Aspirin.

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  • Motivational Maps Training Modules

    What is covered in the Motivational Maps Licensee training course?

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  • Trademark Australia

    Trademark Australia

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  • Trademark Canada

    Trademark Canada

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  • Trademark USA

    Trademark USA

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Links

  • Access to complete your Motivational Map

    Use this link with your Motivational Map password

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  • Link to access Motivational Maps admin pages

    Here is the link to access your admin pages

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  • Motivational Maps Linkedin Group

    Discussions and announcements. Keep in touch with the Maps worldwide community. Share developments, ideas and best practice.

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  • Motivational Maps on facebook

    facebook group

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Map Practitioner list

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  • Bevis Moynan - Senior Map Practitioner

    Experts in Motivation, Coaching and NLP

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  • Carole Gaskell - Senior Map Practitioner

    Motivation and engagement.

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  • Jane Thomas - Senior Map Practitioner

    Motivational Maps, stress management and well-being

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  • Kate Turner - Senior Map Practitioner

    Motivational Maps and Leadership

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  • Mark Turner - Motivational Maps Education

    Working with motivation in schools, academies, colleges. Supporting staff and students with Motivational Maps.

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  • Susannah Brade-Waring - Senior Map Practitioner

    Motivational Maps and High-Performing Managers

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Working with Maps

  • An interview with a BP #1: Judit Abri von Bartheld

    Becoming a Business Practitioner is a big step, but the rewards are also tremendous.

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  • An interview with a BP #2: Marie Ball

    Being a BP has allowed Marie room to fuel and fulfil her motivators, which has led to independent creation.

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  • An interview with a BP #3: Zsuzsa Czagler

    Zsuzsa is a passionate Searcher motivator, but she also has a thirst for knowledge inspired by her Expert motivator.

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  • An interview with a BP #4: Connie Cook

    “Understand your motivation for becoming a BP first –do your motivators line up?”

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  • Building expertise, sharing content and more.

    Interview with Ian Brodie. Building your expertise and tips on using Linkedin to build your reputation.

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  • Employee Engagement and Motivation

    Susannah Brade-Waring Senior Practitioner of Motivational Maps

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  • Importance of Motivation

    The importance of motivation in sales. An interview with James Sale

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  • Mapping Motivation for Coaching interview

    Interview with Bevis Moynan about the book Mapping Motivation for Coaching

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  • Maps and Team Building - Part 1

    AUDIO : Recording of a live presentation

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  • Maps and Team Building - Part 2

    AUDIO : Recording of a live presentation

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  • Maps and Team Building - Part 3

    AUDIO : Recording of a live presentation

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  • Maps and Team Building - Part 4

    AUDIO : Recording of a live presentation

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  • Motivational Map feedback

    James Sale gives Map feedback 9 videos

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  • We measure energy

    James Sale is interviewed by Jeremy Jacobs

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  • Why Motivational Maps - Part 1

    AUDIO : Recording of a live presentation

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  • Why Motivational Maps - Part 2

    AUDIO : Recording of a live presentation

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Motivational memos...

2019-09-11
Beyond the Politics: Getting to Real Leadership

Leadership in the UK, and indeed in many other parts of the world, is in crisis. Whatever your political allegiances, it is clear to all sides that no one really seems to know what they are doing, or how to do it. Most of us are eagerly awaiting a figurehead to rise out of the chaos; but sadly, that is often how dictatorships are born. On the 4th September, Motivational Maps hosted its book launch...read more

2019-09-04
The 5 Key Aspects of Leadership from a Motivational Perspective

After working in education for 15 years and reaching the level of deputy head teacher, in my 40s I wanted to control my own future and do things 'my way', as did my wife. So, we established a business together which eventually lead to over 500 consultants, trainers, and coaches whom we licensed with our products. The ability to self-determine my own destiny is what attracted me to this kind of rol...read more

2019-08-15
Interview with a BP #4: Connie Cook

“One last piece, which on a personal note is extremely important moving forward – always do what you do because you love it and because you intend to and will always set your team up for success.”Becoming a Business Practitioner is a big step, but the rewards are also tremendous. We wanted to speak with our BPs and get a sense of what they felt the biggest challenges and rewards of being a BP were...read more