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Employee Motivation: 3 Common Mistakes

May 12th, 2015

In seeking low-cost and time efficient methods of employee motivation, managers often make a few crucial mistakes that can harm morale and lower engagement at work. Managers have good intentions when they try to encourage their team, but every office and individual is unique so it can be hard to please everyone. Here are 3 ways the efforts put into motivating your workers can fall short or harm the office.


3 Common Employee Motivation Mistakes

  1. Rewarding the Wrong Things

If you’re rewarding your employees for a job well done, make sure you are praising them on appropriate wins. If you don’t know the details of their project, you may be missing out on an important piece they are particularly proud of. A reward for the right reasons can make a huge difference in motivating employees’ future success. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Motivate Employees in 2015: 4 Tips

January 13th, 2015

Motivating employees is one of the best ways to ensure their loyalty and productivity. Employees who feel valued are more dedicated to their companies and are easier to manage. Many bosses aren’t sure how to motivate their employees without using monetary incentives. Finding motivational strategies on a daily basis that are not based on financial bonuses can be tough for employers. Here is some advice for motivating employees in 2015.


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Photo Courtesy of: faungg’s photo

How to Motivate Employees in 2015

  1. Pay Attention

Knowing and understanding what excites your employees will help you manage them better. Do they react positively when you give them praise for their work? Use this to your advantage and motivate them that way. Employees who feel appreciated are ones who feel like their boss pays attention to them. Read the rest of this entry »

Employee Motivators – Five Ideas to Help You Understand Your Team

March 4th, 2014
What motivates you?

What motivates you?

When trying to create a cohesive work environment, understanding what makes your employees tick is especially important. In this blog post, we identify five common workplace motivators for employees in hopes of helping managers and employers gain a sense of the most common desires their team members have.  Read the rest of this entry »