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I often hear leaders saying I am going to "light a fire" under an employee or group of people.
In my experience when you try to light fires under people all you will get is burnt butts rather than sustained growth and development.
A much more enlightened way to motivate people is to find the fire within them and fan that fire.
The appreciative way discovers the fire within organizations and individuals and orients this passion around the pursuit of shared goals.