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Mini-Quiz: Motivating Others to Act

by Ron Kurtus (17 August 2003)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. How do parents typically try to motivate their children to behave?

They threaten punishment

They give them candy

They know the kids will do what is best

2. How does a salesman build up the customer's desire for a product?

By begging the customer to buy it

By offering to give the product away for free

By painting a picture of desired benefits

3. What do teachers use to motivate students to behave in class?

Threats of punishment

Promise to reduce homework

Threats to stop teaching them

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Valuable Champion. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Think of what others want

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