MOTIVATOR According to audioenglish.org, the noun MOTIVATOR has only 1 sense: “a positive motivational influence” (emphasis added). I’ve been thinking about this a lot over the past day or so because I surround myself with many types of people who are viewed as motivators. I consider my own self to be a motivator in certain … More Teacher, Coach, Entrepreneur, Parent, Mentor. . .Are You As Effective As You Think? 3 Questions That Will Make or Break You as a Motivator.