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How to motivate your employees

You believe in your company passionately. There’s a fire burning strong inside that motivates you to work harder each day and be successful. Unfortunately, your employees may not feel the same way as you do and therefore may not be as motivated.

In 2015 SHRM Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement survey proved that only 69% of all employees felt that they were consistently putting 100 percent into their work. This may hint to you that not all your employees are putting their all into their work either and therefore you may need to motivate them to succeed and get the best for your business.

 

Employee motivational techniques

If you have tried a variety of incentives but however are still seeing the negative side to your employee’s motivation you may want to try motivate employees using motivational techniques as you are not alone. Multiple managers of businesses find employees who are less motivated than others and want to do something to change it.

As a manager or director of a company you may need to think outside the box to try and find creative and reliable ways to motivate employees. Luckily, motivating employees doesn’t take a lot of effort or even a lot of resources. However it will have a huge impact on your company as happy workers are productive workers.

As a small business owner, you need to maximise revenue and increase productivity, which means you need your staff to work as efficiently and effectively as possible. To get you off to a good start here are some simple ways to motivate your employees.

1.Communication is key.

The importance of employee communications is often overlooked. You should communicate with them frequently, and speak with them face to face instead of over email. Your employees need to know they are a valued member of the team and communicating in person is the best way to show your appreciation for their hard work.

2.Lead by example.

You need to lead by example so your employees can look up to you. You can’t expect your employees to work hard if you don’t.  If you show your dedicated and motivation towards the company goals, your employees will get on board and work to achieve those goals.

3.Provide incentives.

Incentives are always motivation boosters. They don’t even need to expensive however they will show your appreciation.

 

Team Building Days

AWD group can help your provide incentives to help motivate your employees as we are a highly specialised unique event experiences company providing bespoke event management and team building. Our events experience plays an important role in developing and maintaining staff performance within your business. Team building, training and employee incentives can play a huge role in making a business function and AWD’s events will help to motivate your employees and raise motivation throughout your working environment.

 

You might like to read our previous post on planning a team outing.

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