34. Motivating Employees

You know what I think about motivation? Anyone can be motivated and motivating others is a skill that can be learned. Motivation is an essential ingredient for effective performance and how well employees perform will determine the organizations success or failure. In this podcast I share some employee motivation techniques and some advice on employee engagement to increase motivation.

18. Motivation

You know what I think about employee motivation? Why are people motivated to do things for you or for your organization? The truth is people are motivated by any number of things and are likely motivated by different things at different times and under different situations. Manager’s who think employees are primary motivated by one thing (like money) are missing the boat, and by failing to recognize the dynamic nature of employee motivation, they may well find they have a hard time motivating anyone to do anything. In this podcast I discuss some methods for motivating employees to achieve more.

7. Recognizing Contribution

You know what I think about contribution? It’s a key focus area for organizational leaders, but not in the way you might think. The leader’s most significant contribution is often to recognize the contributions of others. Recognizing employee contribution is a significant motivator and increases productivity. It is essential to the team executing well.