Many managers find it difficult to motivate their employees, since motivation can take on a different slant for each individual. How can leaders create a climate in which people want to do their best?
Tip #1. Build a team spirit which emphasizes treating people as individuals.
Tip #2. Push tasks and decisions down.
Tip #3. Empower others by raising the consciousness of your employees.
Tip #4. Make each individual feel his/her work has value.
Tip #5. Understand leadership is a privilege. Too many leaders look upon employee problems as unwelcomed and an invasion of their time.
Tip #6. Be authentic. Disingenuous praise can be viewed as manipulative.
Tip #7. Work on yourself first. You can’t teach others to do what you don’t do yourself.
Tip #8. Encourage participation. Encouraging others to participate creates a sense of personal involvement.
Tip #9. Act as a role model and help employees identify what’s important to them.
Tip #10. Clearly define the organizations vision, mission, and goals, as well as define the goals and objectives of each employee.
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