Leadership Motivation with the Reiss Motivation Profile®

The self-image of the manager is undergoing a transformation. We can observe that managers no longer have "everything under control" and often no longer understand the effects of their actions - the environment in which they find themselves with their company, products and services has become too complex.


Too many influencing factors create an environment that often leads to managers making decisions and pretending they know what the consequences will be. Managers often try to keep up this pretense, sometimes using enormous psychic energies. Thus, on the one hand, more and more feel visibly stressed and equally compelled to pretend that they are capable of assessing the consequences of their actions because of their ingenious strategic thinking. But we are also increasingly noticing that vacant management positions are no longer so easy to fill -perhaps the profit margin has become too tight: a lot of responsibility, many expectations placed on them, many problems from the company's past, difficult interfaces, employees in several locations or continents -and many opportunities to fail.

At the same time, the term New Work has been appearing in publications about leadership for several years now. Here we are told that the image of leadership, of the manager, is once again undergoing change. Today,managers are expected to be able to work with people in a useful way. Due to the dismantling of the old hierarchies and the need to constantly make adjustments -structural, cultural and strategic -the examination of who I am and what I can achieve by virtue of my strengths has become essential. In coaching it plays a special role to find out as a manager where I can start with my strengths. Reflecting on one's own personality, the resulting values, goals, drivers and individual behavioral possibilities, gives managers back room for maneuver. Room for maneuver in terms of possible actions, where at first there is perplexity, confusion or even powerlessness. Especially executives appreciate the work around the reflection of the expansion of their own fieldsof action -the Reiss Motivation Profile® is a door opener for this.

Recognizing and understanding your own personality with the Reiss Motivation Profile® online


The Reiss Motivation Profile®sheds light on the 16 life motivesthat determine our lives. They are deeply rooted in each of us and provide information about what drives and motivates us at our core.

  • Who am I?
  • What distinguishes my personality?
  • Why am I the way I am?
  • Why do I react like this in certain situations?
  • Why are some things so important to me and others not?

Find out who you are - with the Reiss Motivation Profile®.

Buy the Reiss Motivation Profile® and answer the 128 questions directly in the online questionnaire. An individual evaluation of your profile helps you discover and reflect on your life motives.

  • The Reiss Motivation Profile® is a scientifically based method.
  • Find out who you are and what drives you.
  • Make better decisions based on your intrinsic motivation.
  • Get to know yourself better and thereby live your individuality.
  • Achieve and increase fit with other people and your environment.

Reiss Motivation Profile®

The Reiss Motivation Profile® - dare to look beneath the surface of human behavior patterns with this personality test.

What is intrinsic motivation?

Intrinsic motivation is the inner motivation of each person that arises from him or herself.

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