Over the years, Pavel Vosk noticed something about employee motivation. The Puyallup, Washington-based business and management consultant watched time and again as previously overachieving employees turned into unmotivated ones. They’d go from giving 110 percent to doing the bare minimum in a relatively short period of time.
According to Vosk, most employees go the extra mile only three times before they give up. And, once they become demotivated, employers are more likely to be stuck with those workers.
But it wasn’t burnout causing the lack of effort, Vosk told me.