Figure 1 Publishing

Business + Leadership

The Performance Principle

A Practical Guide to Understanding Motivation in the Modern Workplace

“A great book about improving people performance.”

—Lisa Martin, best-selling author of Briefcase Moms

Book Description

Insightful, lively, and powerfully effective, The Performance Principle illustrates the fundamentals of performance management, providing a model that allows the reader to understand exactly what motivates people in the workplace and how to align this with the organization’s strategy. It is written for any manager, supervisor, or business leader who feels there must be a better, more systematic way to motivate their team and achieve phenomenal results.



“Wonderfully illustrates how most organizational challenges lie within individuals, and provides a thoughtful approach to inspiring those individuals to change their behavior for the greater benefit of the organization and themselves. Fantastic, fun, actionable and useful!”

—Emily Griffiths Hamilton, author of Build Your Family Bank

“If you want to know why people do the things they do—and how to leverage that insight to catapult business results—then The Performance Principle is a must-read book for you.”

—Lisa Martin, best-selling author of Briefcase Moms


  • Paperback
  • 5.5 × 8.5 inches
  • 240 pages
  • 978-1-927958-65-0
  • $21 CAD / $16 USD
  • April 2016
  • also available as an ebook