Highly Effective Ways to Motivate YOUR Employees

Highly Effective Ways to Motivate YOUR Employees

Your employees may not be as motivated as you are. Here are 9 tips from an entrepreneur perspective on how to better motivate your people. Keyword:мотивация

If you’re running your own business,You believe in your company with a full commitment. There’s an entrepreneurial fire burning strong inside that motivates you to work harder each day.

Unfortunately, the same cannot always be said about your employees. If you’ve tried a variety of incentives but are still seeing the negative side effects of low motivation, you’re not alone.

Sometimes even the best managers have to think outside the box to find creative and reliable ways to motivate their employees.

Here are 9 unique motivational techniques that you can try with your employees:

Let Them Know You Trust Them

If you let them know you trust and depend on them, they will fill those shoes sooner than you think. A vote of confidence can go a long way. Let them know you trust them to do the best job possible and they will rarely disappoint you.

Set Smaller Weekly Goals

You want lofty ambitions, but set up smaller goals along the way to keep people in it. Rather than make a billion this year, focus on getting 100 new customers this week-something that will get you to that billion. Then reward the team for achieving the goal.

Give Your Employees Purpose

Motivate employees by giving them a purpose.

When you accomplish that, they understand the vision better and are able to execute more strongly. In addition, by understanding their purpose and the purpose of the business, an employee is better able to understand how they fit into the big picture.

Motivate Individuals Rather Than the Team

Aligned incentives are the only true way to ensure everyone on a team is working toward a common goal. Framing the strategy in multiple ways ensures each stakeholder has a clear, personal understanding of how working together benefits himself and the team. This technique allows you to motivate the team to accomplish amazing things.

Learn What Makes Each Employee Tick

Ask what they do and don’t like working on, share the big picture company goals, and respond to their questions. Discern their goals and then invest in their professional growth.

Reward Based on Feedback

Rewards should always be on feedback and factual achievements never on hearsay or sympathy.

Prioritize Work-Life Balance

A company culture that prioritizes work-life balance, yields increased productivity and overall happiness in the workplace.

Have an Open-Door Policy

It’s amazing how a simple “please” and “thank you” fares with employees. Simply speak to staff the way we would want to be spoken to. Have an open-door policy when it comes to suggestions and ideas. When employees feel that their voice matters, they in turn feel confident about their positions in the company and that they have more at stake than just a paycheck.

Show Them the Bigger Picture

It’s important that employees understand the bigger picture and can see how what they are doing in the moment will eventually contribute to an end goal. Give them tasks and projects to work on and make sure they understand how this fits into the big picture.

Published by Raffaele Felaco

I am an enthusiastic leader with strong background in direct and indirect sales with an exten- sive experience in both retail and wholesale business. I have been fortunate to have worked alongside teams in structured environments both in Italy and abroad over the last 20 years, en- abling me to develop strong leadership skills, a natural approach in effective communication, the ability of positively influencing others and master complex business negotiations.

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