Courses provided by Vox Institute Speech CommunicationPower of VoiceSpeaking to ConvinceMy voice on airVocal Skills - trainersPresentation skillsVocal & Nonverbal BehaviourVoice and (non)verbal behaviourEmotion Psychology and Social IntelligenceEmotional Intelligence at WorkUse your emotionsEmotional Intelligence in teachingOptimise motivation at workWriting to ConvinceLanguage and Speech (English and French)Good English AccentUnderstand spoken FrenchEnglish & French to measureReducing stutteringTeacher trainingHi-tech methods for teachingScientific assessment of vocal and nonverbal behaviourVox Performance®Non-verbal Impact ® Effective motivation: Beyond the stick and carrot - or - How to optimise motivation and emotional climate at workObjectives To optimise motivation by balancing intrinsic and intrinsic incentives To optimise emotional climate in the work-place To identify emotional aspects of job satisfaction, To practise elaboration of concrete strategies for effective motivation - beyond the stick and carrot. Content The role of affect in triggering, and guiding human behaviour The three-dimensional model of affective states, Emotional aspects of decision taking (M. Morris, A. Damasio, C.S. Emotions as mediators of adaptive behaviour (K. Scherer’s model) Motivation: balancing intrinsic and extrinsic incentives (B. Frey’s model) Affective determinants of job satisfaction The benefits of psychic income Behavioural strategies for the prevention of negative emotions and Work satisfaction, well-being and health - (D. Kahneman’s and M. Marmot). Method and measurements : In the workshop the participants Learn to use a three-dimensional model of “Emotional Space”. Measure (by a well-known questionnaire) their level of decision latitude and the magnitude of psychological demands inherent to their work. The results are presented graphically and allow comparison with established standards. The frequency and intensity of a set of emotions (7 positive and 7 negative) is measured via a questionnaire and the results are presented in an attractive graphic format. A scale measuring the capacity to cope with stressful tasks is applied.