Motivation comes in all shapes and sizes. What motivates me might not appeal to someone sitting next to me. Thus, the idea of “motivating a team” should be taken as a holistic approach. Managers must understand that motivation doesn’t have to break the bank, and can be as simple as a thank you. Kindness and thoughtfulness can go a very long way and while this mindset may take some mindfulness, it is free. A simple “Thank you” or “Good job” can motivate employees and show your appreciation for a job well done.
If you are a manager or supervisor and feel your team could use some additional motivation, here are a few basics to know: Continue reading “Leading by Example: What Managers Need to Know About Motivating Employees”