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By Eric Barker
April 1, 2015
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Barker is the author of Barking Up The Wrong Tree

Emphasize forward progress — not for the sake of the project, but for your team members.

Harvard’s Teresa Amabile’s research found that nothing is more motivating than progress in meaningful work and nothing more taxing than setbacks.

Via The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work:

And this can spur innovation:

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This piece originally appeared on Barking Up the Wrong Tree.

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