Created in the spirit of top athletes
MOT has been managed and driven in the spirit of top athletes. MOT would never have succeeded if not for the extreme resilience and the culture in the management and among the associates. A culture that is result-orientated, driven by the aspire to reach goals and prioritizing.
MOT's history is about outstanding teamwork with tens of thousands of enthusiastic people with good attitudes. It has been a wonderful cooperation between youth, schools, communities, top athletes, artists, business partners, suppliers of services and local, national and global associates.
MOT was started by Norwegian top athletes, with a passion for strengthening youth's courage, robustness and life skills, and a passion for a warmer and safer society. MOT is created and founded on the spirit of top athletes. MOT has been managed and driven in the spirit of top athletes – with the power to make things happen, go-ahead spirit, hunger for development and endurance.
Top athletes do not succeed in their sport without extreme passion and efficacy. This has also been MOT's factors of success. What also characterizes top athletes is persistence in what they do. MOT would never have succeeded if not for the extreme resilience. Resilience, courage and efficacy has been a necessity in the creation of MOT.
MOT would never have succeeded without a culture among the associates characterized by the spirit of top athletes. A culture that is result-orientated, driven by the aspire to reach goals and prioritizing.
In the same way as a top athlete, MOT has been in continuous development and learnt quickly by mistakes that were made.
The best top athletes are talented in considering their own strengths and weaknesses. The best top athletes easily follow strategies and direction. MOT has also been good at this since the beginning.
Many top athletes point to their team as one of their main factors of success. For MOT the team has been of vital importance, and because of it MOT has thrived both locally, nationally and globally. MOT's history is about outstanding teamwork, with tens of thousands of enthusiastic people with good attitudes. It has been a wonderful cooperation between youth, schools, communities, top athletes, artists, business partners, suppliers of services and local, national and global associates. Since the beginning, the spirit, joy, ownership and pride among the enthusiasts on the MOT team, whether they took part in it for a short or a long period of time, have been some of the most important elements for MOT's success.
MOT has been a team with a top athlete's spirit. A team that has strengthened each other, taken responsibility, accepted and respected each other and focused on the positive. A team consisting of many individuals who have dared to go their own ways and be different.
This MOT team, with people and businesses, have used their positions, vitality and idealism to create something meaningful for youth and society. They have contributed to promote good values that make a difference for many people locally, nationally and globally.
To realize MOT in a country the history shows that the first success factor is to have a great organisation with a great top management team. MOT organisations – with the management group and employees – have succeeded because of their attitude and behaviour as a top performance group.
One can recognize the top athlete spirit in MOT employees, and it may be summarized in the following 10 points:
- Like being in a clear and comprehensive system, and loyal to decisions that are made
- Speak out if ideas and if there are any dissatisfaction, and avoid internal chitchatting
- Strengthen own development, and avoid becoming blunt and lacking ambitions
- Strengthen own, and others', awareness, courage, ownership and joy
- Ask and listen, and avoid becoming arrogant and bad at receiving advice
- Make teammates good and to become authorities, and infect with their energy
- Energy-giving habits and a listening body language as participant at lectures
- Focus on own role and tasks, goals and results – also if chaos
- Go-ahead spirit – practise speed forward and power to make things happen
- Professional understanding after changes, and avoid chitchatting with others