The interviewer is looking for how you motivate people other than yourself. This is often used as a question for manager interviews, but it can also apply to individual contributors working on a team where you are depending on the work of others to accomplish your goals.
The best approach to answering these questions: Focus on your team-building skillset.
- How you inspire and influence others .
- Show how you don’t help anyone to motivate but that individuals need to be motivated personally buy-in on their own.
- Think of an example where you actually helped someone.
- be confident with your answer