"Today's workers want to work hard and have pride in their work-but they need appreciation and recognition for their contribution. Be generous with compliments."
Rethinking Motivation New!
It led me to see that high motivation is commonplace where there is either great opportunity or great threat. People rise to either occasion, but are typically less motivated between these extremes
Are They Afraid of You? New!
I’ve often slipped a few questions into employee surveys to find out if they fear their managers. And guess what? They usually do.
The Psychology of Optimal Experiences New!
It is sometimes hard to understand why one task or activity is highly motivating and rewarding for a person and another isn’t. Why does your employee find it boring to do that project you really need her to do?
Is It Us or Is It Them? New!
It’s hard to take that honest closeup look at yourself, I admit. But the good news is that, once you do, the “fixes” are usually far easier and more effective.
Building the Winning Team
" Everyone wants to feel that they are on a winning team, that the company is moving ahead, and that they are
an integral part of the group."
Making Work Fun
" To have a really happy workforce, you've got to do more than pass out party hats and serve birthday cake. "
- Featured Book
Streetwise Managing people
People are the heart and soul of any business. In order for your business to truly succeed, it's vital that you manage them effectively.
"Managing People" will show you just how easy this process can be! Whether you're looking for ways to deal with problem employees or strategies to keep the whole team happy;
"Managing People" is the key. Everything you need to know is here!
- Web Resources
A good article for small business on boosting employee morale.
Sells promotional produce customized for your needs to be used as employee incentives.
George S. May / News you can use
Article on how to motivate employees without raising salaries.
Success secrets on a variety of topics, including leadership, managing your business, expenses, profit planning, and more.
Model Retailer Magazine
Good articles on how to recognize and motivate employees.
Article explaining how to change employee habits through motivation.
Psychlink Professional Resource
Two-part article titled "Ways to energize employees and improve morale"
Articles on motivating employees and how personality types effect motivations.
Small Business Advisor
Provides a look at making employees stakeholders in your business as a means to motivate.
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