Personal motivators heavily influence how you experience the world around you. Anyone in a leadership position knows the challenges of managing a diverse group of personalities. However, it’s just as important to understand your mental models — or what motivates you. Emotionally intelligent leaders understand a thing or two about mental models, which are ingrained beliefs that profoundly influence your thoughts and actions, and play a key role in motivation.
Link: 4 Key Motivational Factors that Influence Your Behavior