by Julie Lyons
As happy workers tend to be productive ones, there are clear benefits to keeping people engaged and motivated at work. Even the most self-motivated employees need a little nudge here and there. Your job as a manager is to keep your employees motivated. Here are 4 ways you can do just that.
- Be sure to empower employees to be successful. Employees want to succeed and they want to grow and learn. Make sure you are offering your employees meaningful work and that you are delegating work that’s challenging and offers opportunities.
- As a manager, part of your job is to be a role model to inspire your employees to be passionate about their jobs and the work they do. Make sure that you offer them projects that help to create passion. Remember, employees that are happy are motivated.
- Always monitor your employees’ progress and whether they are accomplishing their goals. Offer rewards for their positive behavior and to help to keep them motivated. There are many ways of doing this and one at no financial cost is to recognize them in front of their peers. This has been proven to motivate employees to success.
- Always define the mission, vision, and strategy of the company. In addition, you need to define the objectives and goals that the company has for their employees. It is very important that all employees understand the expectations of them individually and as part of the team.